The Diversity of Fishes

The Diversity of Fishes

Biology, Evolution, and Ecology

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The second edition of The Diversity of Fishes represents amajor revision of the world's most widely adopted ichthyologytextbook. Expanded and updated, the second edition is illustratedthroughout with striking color photographs depicting thespectacular evolutionary adaptations of the most ecologically andtaxonomically diverse vertebrate group. The text incorporates thelatest advances in the biology of fishes, covering taxonomy,anatomy, physiology, biogeography, ecology, and behavior. A newchapter on genetics and molecular ecology of fishes has been added,and conservation is emphasized throughout. Hundreds of new andredrawn illustrations augment readable text, and every chapter hasbeen revised to reflect the discoveries and greater understandingachieved during the past decade. Written by a team ofinternationally-recognized authorities, the first edition of TheDiversity of Fishes was received with enthusiasm and praise,and incorporated into ichthyology and fish biology classes aroundthe globe, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Thesecond edition is a substantial update of an already classicreference and text.

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Publisher: Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781405124942
Branch Call Number: 597.138/DIVERSITY
Characteristics: xiv, 720 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Helfman, Gene S.


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