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Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae Book
Author : Craig M. Young,Mary A. Sewell,Mary E. Rice
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780123736086
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae is the most comprehensive guide to larval form and anatomy ever produced. Each chapter provides a referenced overview of life cycles, reproduction, embryology, larval life, larval form and metamorphosis in a particular group of invertebrates. More than 1200 drawings and photographs illustrate the gross anatomy of all known types of marine larvae and provide a visual survey of the range of larval diversity within each phylum. This book assembles the best larval photographs previously published in scientific literature into one place. Many of the plates, which include color photographs and numerous scanning electron micrographs, are original. Contributed chapters and illustrative material is covered by more than 50 recognized authorities on larval development from throughout the world. * Provides glossy photographs of all known types of marine invertebrate larvae in a single reference * Includes juvenile forms, paralarvae, etc. of several groups with direct development * Illustrates metamorphosis from larval to juvenile form for most groups * Provides brief synopses of life history biology, larval development, embryology, and metamorphosis * Provides key references to review articles and classic works

Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae Book
Author : Larry R. McEdward
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1995
ISBN : 9780138758950
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the first book to provide a detailed treatment of the field of larval ecology. The 13 chapters use state-of-the-art reviews and critiques of nearly all of the major topics in this diverse and rapidly growing field. Topics include: patterns of larval diversity, reproductive energetics, spawning ecology, life history theory, larval feeding and nutrition, larval mortality, behavior and locomotion, larval transport, dispersal, population genetics, recruitment dynamics and larval evolution. Written by the leading new scientists in the field, chapters define the current state of larval ecology and outline the important questions for future research.

Atlas of Crustacean Larvae

Atlas of Crustacean Larvae Book
Author : Joel W. Martin,Jørgen Olesen,Jens T. Høeg
Publisher : JHU Press
Release : 2014-06-25
ISBN : 1421411970
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Crustaceans—familiar to the average person as shrimp, lobsters, crabs, krill, barnacles, and their many relatives—are easily one of the most important and diverse groups of marine life. Poorly understood, they are among the most numerous invertebrates on earth. Most crustaceans start life as eggs and move through a variety of morphological phases prior to maturity. In Atlas of Crustacean Larvae, more than 45 of the world's leading crustacean researchers explain and illustrate the beauty and complexity of the many larval life stages. Revealing shapes that are reminiscent of aliens from other worlds—often with bizarre modifications for a planktonic life or for parasitization, including (in some cases) bulging eyes, enormous spines, and aids for flotation and swimming—the abundant illustrations and photographs show the detail of each morphological stage and allow for quick comparisons. The diversity is immediately apparent in the illustrations: spikes that deter predators occur on some larvae, while others bear unique specializations not seen elsewhere, and still others appear as miniature versions of the adults. Small differences in anatomy are shown to be suited to the behaviors and survival mechanisms of each species. Destined to become a key reference for specialists and students and a treasured book for anyone who wishes to understand "the invertebrate backbone of marine ecosystems," Atlas of Crustacean Larvae belongs on the shelf of every serious marine biologist.

Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae Book
Author : Larry McEdward
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-04-08
ISBN : 0429605021
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the first book to provide a detailed treatment of the field of larval ecology. The 13 chapters use state-of-the-art reviews and critiques of nearly all of the major topics in this diverse and rapidly growing field. Topics include: patterns of larval diversity, reproductive energetics, spawning ecology, life history theory, larval feeding and nutrition, larval mortality, behavior and locomotion, larval transport, dispersal, population genetics, recruitment dynamics and larval evolution. Written by the leading new scientists in the field, chapters define the current state of larval ecology and outline the important questions for future research.

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae Book
Author : Tyler J. Carrier,Adam M. Reitzel,Andreas Heyland
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2018
ISBN : 0198786964
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Marine invertebrate larvae are an integral part of pelagic diversity and have stimulated the curiosity of researchers for centuries. This book integrates the latest research in order to provide a modern synthesis of this interdisciplinary field.

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae Book
Author : Tyler J. Carrier,Adam M. Reitzel,Andreas Heyland
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2017-10-26
ISBN : 9780198786979
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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More than seventy percent of the earth's surface is covered by ocean - the home to a staggering and sometimes overwhelming diversity of organisms, a majority of which reside in pelagic form. Marine invertebrate larvae are an integral part of this pelagic diversity and have stimulated the curiosity of researchers for centuries. This book will provide an important, modern update on the topic of larval ecology, representing the first major synthesis of this interdisciplinary field for more than 20 years. The content will be structured around four major areas: evolutionary origins and transitions in developmental mode; functional morphology and ecology of larval forms; larval transport, settlement, and metamorphosis; climate change and larval ecology at the extremes. This novel synthesis will integrate traditional larval ecology with life history theory, evolutionary developmental biology, and modern genomics research.

Advances in Marine Biology

Advances in Marine Biology Book
Author : Alan J. Southward
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2005-01-01
ISBN : 9780120261482
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This new volume of Advances in Marine Biology contains reviews on a wide range of important subjects such as: long-term oceanographic and ecological research in the western English Channel; marine biofouling on fish farms and its remediation; interactions between behaviour and physical forcing in the control of horizontal transport of decapod crustacean larvae; comparison of marine copepod outfluxes: nature, rate, fate and role in the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of Marine Biology since 1963 -- over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well-known for both its excellence of reviews as well as the strength of its thematic volumes devoted to a particular field in detail, such as 'The Biochemical Ecology of Marine Fishes' and 'Molluscan Radiation'. Radiation'. * Series Encompasses 40 Years of Coverage * Up-to-date Reviews on Wide-Ranging Topics

Advances in Marine Biology

Advances in Marine Biology Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2004-01-05
ISBN : 9780120261451
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of Marine Biology since 1963. Volume 45 is a cumulative subject and taxonomic index volume, providing a ready guide to all research covered in volumes 20 - 44 of the series, including both eclectic and thematic volumes that examine a particular field in detail, such as 'The Biochemical Ecology of Marine Fishes' and 'Molluscan Radiation'. Series Encompasses 40 Years of Coverage Cumulative Subject and Taxonomic index for Series Volumes 20-44

Molluscan Radiation Lesser Known Branches

Molluscan Radiation   Lesser Known Branches Book
Author : Alan J. Southward
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2002-07-01
ISBN : 9780120261420
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Volume 42 is a thematic volume with reviews on the biology of four major molluscs. Advances in Marine Biology was first published in 1963. Now edited by A.J. Southward (Marine Biological Association, UK), P.A. Tyler (Southampton Oceanography Association, UK), C.M. Young (Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, USA) and L.A. Fuiman (University of Texas, USA), the serial publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics which will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography. Eclectic volumes in the series are supplemented by thematic volumes on such topics as The Biology of Calanoid Copepods. Advances in Marine Biology is now No. 1 in the highly competitive category of Marine & Freshwater Biology. The 2000 journals citation report from the Institute for Scientific Information shows that Advances in Marine Biology has an Impact Factor of 3.37, the highest in the field. AMB first published 1963 This volume presnts a selection of reviews on the biology of lesser-known taxa of the phylum Mollusca, including: The mostly diminutive protobranch bivalves; The slug-like shelled opisthobranchs; The highly specialized and evolutionarily advanced; Tusk shells; The beautiful, priceless, yet frustratingly hard-to-collect slit shells.

Advances in Marine Biology

Advances in Marine Biology Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2006-06-12
ISBN : 9780080463339
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advances in Marine Biology was first published in 1963. Now edited by A.J. Southward (Marine Biological Association, UK), P.A. Tyler (Southampton Oceanography Association, UK), C.M. Young (Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, USA) and L.A. Fuiman (University of Texas, USA), the serial publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics which will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography. Eclectic volumes in the series are supplemented by thematic volumes on such topics as The Biology of Calanoid Copepods. Includes over 55 tables of descriptive data Covers such topics as coral reefs, southern ocean cephalopods, seagrass and mangrove habitats, and much more 4 reviews authored by experts in their relevant fields of study

Atlas of Comparative Invertebrate Embryology The Archicoelomata Theory

Atlas of Comparative Invertebrate Embryology   The Archicoelomata Theory Book
Author : Martin E. L. SCRIBA
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 9783899371895
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Atlas of Comparative Invertebrate Embryology The Archicoelomata Theory book written by Martin E. L. SCRIBA, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts Book
Author : William S. Johnson,Dennis M. Allen
Publisher : JHU Press
Release : 2012-11-15
ISBN : 1421407469
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Precise descriptions and labeled illustrations of hundreds of the most commonly encountered species provide readers with the best source available for identifying zooplankton.Inside the second edition• an updated introduction that orients readers to the diversity, habitats, environmental responses, collection, history, and ecological roles of zooplankton• descriptions of life cycles• illustrations (including 88 new drawings) that identify 340-plus taxa and life stages• range, habits, and ecology for each entry located directly opposite the illustration• appendices with information on collection and observation techniques and citations of more than 1,300 scientific articles and books

Echinoderms

Echinoderms Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-02-16
ISBN : 0128159553
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Echinoderms, Volume 150 in the Methods in Cell Biology series, highlights new advances in the field, with this update presenting interesting chapters on procuring animals and culturing of eggs and embryos, cryopreservation of sea urchin gametes, emerging echinoderm models, culturing of sand dollars, cidaroids and heart urchins, culturing echinoderm larvae through metamorphosis, microinjection methods, injection of exogenous messages and protein overexpression, blastomere transplantation, visualization of embryonic polarity, larval immune cell approaches, methods for analysis of sea urchin primordial germ cells, and protocols and best practices for toxicology and pH studies using echinoderms and several new chapters outlining the use of sea urchins in the classroom. Clear, concise protocols provided by experts who have established the echinoderms as a model system Highlights new advances in the field, with this update presenting interesting chapters on echinoderms

Echinoderms Munchen

Echinoderms  Munchen Book
Author : Thomas Heinzeller,James H. Nebelsick
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2004-12-15
ISBN : 1134218796
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since 1972, scientists from all over the world working on fundamental questions of echinoderm biology and palaeontology have conferred every three years to exchange current views and results. The 11th International Echinoderm Conference held at the University of Munich, Germany, from 6-10 October 2003,continued this tradition. This volume

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Annelida

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Annelida Book
Author : Barrie G M Jamieson
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2006-01-03
ISBN : 1482280159
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Annelida is a diverse group of animals, commonly referred to as segmented worms and currently comprising around 14000 described species. Found in most marine and freshwater areas, annelids have also successfully occupied many subterranean habitats. This volume documents annelid reproduction in the context of their phylogenetic relationships. It pre

Identifying Marine Phytoplankton

Identifying Marine Phytoplankton Book
Author : Carmelo R. Tomas
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 1997-08-12
ISBN : 9780080534428
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Identifying Marine Phytoplankton is an accurate and authoritative guide to the identification of marine diatoms and dinoflagellates, meant to be used with tools as simple as a light microscope. The book compiles the latest taxonomic names, an extensive bibliography (referencing historical as well as up-to-date literature), synthesis and criteria in one indispensable source. Techniques for preparing samples and containing are included as well as hundreds of detailed, helpful information. Identifying Marine Phytoplankton is a combined paperback edition made available by popular demand of two influential books published earlier--Marine Phytoplankton and Identifying Marine Diatoms and Dinoflagellates. Contains hundreds of illustrations showing critical characteristics necessary for proper identification, plus keys and other guides Provides up-to-date taxonomic revisions Includes species from around the world Updates synthesis of modern and historical literature presented by active researchers in the field Compiles literature from around the world into one handy source

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca Volume 1

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca  Volume 1 Book
Author : Winston Frank Ponder,David R. Lindberg,Juliet Mary Ponder
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-11-18
ISBN : 1351115642
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Molluscs comprise the second largest phylum of animals (after arthropods), occurring in virtually all habitats. Some are commercially important, a few are pests and some carry diseases, while many non-marine molluscs are threatened by human impacts which have resulted in more extinctions than all tetrapod vertebrates combined. This book and its companion volume provide the first comprehensive account of the Mollusca in decades. Illustrated with hundreds of colour figures, it reviews molluscan biology, genomics, anatomy, physiology, fossil history, phylogeny and classification. This volume includes general chapters drawn from extensive and diverse literature on the anatomy and physiology of their structure, movement, reproduction, feeding, digestion, excretion, respiration, nervous system and sense organs. Other chapters review the natural history (including ecology) of molluscs, their interactions with humans, and assess research on the group. Key features of both volumes: up to date treatment with an extensive bibliography; thoroughly examines the current understanding of molluscan anatomy, physiology and development; reviews fossil history and phylogenetics; overviews ecology and economic values; and summarises research activity and suggests future directions for investigation. Winston F Ponder was a Principal Research Scientist at The Australian Museum in Sydney where he is currently a Research Fellow. He has published extensively over the last 55 years on the systematics, evolution, biology and conservation of marine and freshwater molluscs, as well as supervised post graduate students and run university courses. David R. Lindberg is former Chair of the Department of Integrative Biology, Director of the Museum of Paleontology, and Chair of the Berkeley Natural History Museums, all at the University of California. He has conducted research on the evolutionary history of marine organisms and their habitats on the rocky shores of the Pacific Rim for more than 40 years. The numerous elegant and interpretive illustrations were produced by Juliet Ponder.

Development of Sea Urchins Ascidians and Other Invertebrate Deuterostomes Experimental Approaches

Development of Sea Urchins  Ascidians  and Other Invertebrate Deuterostomes  Experimental Approaches Book
Author : Charles A. Ettensohn,Gregory Wray,Gary M. Wessel
Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
Release : 2004-11-05
ISBN : 9780124802797
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides a practical guide to experimental methods for studying the development of invertebrate deuterostomes, such as sea urchins, ascidians, hemichordates, and amphioxus. These model organisms are of contemporary and historical importance to the study of developmental biology, particularly genomic research. The chapters provide detailed experimental protocols that cover a broad range of topics in modern experimental methods. Topics covered range from rearing embryos to the care of adult animals, while also presenting the basic experimental methods including light and electron microscopy, used to study gene expression, transgenics, reverse genetics, and genomic approaches. * Covers a wide range of methods, from classical embryology through modern genomics * Discusses animals related to vertebrates, providing a valuable evolutionary perspective * Includes a practical guide to the use of sea urchins in the teaching laboratory

Marine Plankton

Marine Plankton Book
Author : Claudia Castellani,Martin Edwards
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2017
ISBN : 0199233268
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A thorough understanding of planktonic organisms is the first step towards a real appreciation of the diversity, biology, and ecological importance of marine life. A detailed knowledge of their distribution and community composition is particularly important since these organisms are often very delicate and sensitive to change, and can be used as early indicators of environmental change. Natural and man-induced modification of the environment can affect both the distribution and composition of plankton, with important ecological and economic impacts. Marine Plankton provides a practical guide to plankton biology with a large geographic coverage spanning the North Sea to the north-eastern Atlantic coast of the USA and Canada. The book is divided into three sections: an overview of plankton ecology, an assessment of methodology in plankton research covering sampling, preservation, and counting of samples, and a taxonomic guide richly illustrated with detailed line drawings to aid identification. This is an essential reference text suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in marine ecology (particularly useful for fieldwork) as well as for professional marine biologists. It will also be of relevance and use to environmental scientists, conservation biologists, marine resource managers, environmental consultants, and other specialised practitioners.