Biology of Fishes

ISBN-10: 0030703425

ISBN-13: 9780030703423

Edition: 2nd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Carl E. Bond

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List price: $138.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/2/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Introduction to the Fishesp. 1
Introductionp. 3
General Morphologyp. 15
Evolution and Diversityp. 57
Introduction to Classificationp. 59
Jawless Fishesp. 77
Early Gnathostomes, Elasmobranchs, and Relativesp. 89
Teleostomi: Acanthodians and Sarcopterygiansp. 111
Primitive Actinopterygiansp. 121
Division Teleostei: Fossil Teleosts, Bonytongues, Tarpons, Eels, and Herringsp. 129
Euteleostei: Carps, Catfishes, and Gymnotoidsp. 145
Euteleostei: Pikes, Smelts, and Salmonsp. 159
Euteleostei: Lightfishes Through Beardfishesp. 171
Euteleostei: Paracanthopterygiip. 179
Euteleostei: Acanthopterygii, Mugilomorpha, and Atherinomorphap. 191
Acanthopterygii: Berycoids Through Snailfishesp. 199
Acanthopterygii: Perches and Relativesp. 211
Acanthopterygii: Flatfishes Through Molasp. 231
Organismic Biology of Fishesp. 239
Nervous and Endocrine Systemsp. 241
Muscles, Locomotion, and Buoyancyp. 259
Color, Light, Sound, and Electricityp. 291
Visionp. 319
Auditory, Mechanosensory, and Electrosensory Systemsp. 337
Olfaction, Gustation, and Other Chemical Sensesp. 353
Circulation, Respiration, and the Gas Bladderp. 367
Excretion and Osmoregulationp. 395
Feeding, Nutrition, and Growthp. 417
Reproductionp. 451
The Genetics of Fishesp. 481
Behavior: Doing What Fishes Do Bestp. 517
Population, Species, and Communitiesp. 549
Ecology: Environments, Habitats, and Adaptationsp. 551
Distribution and Migrationp. 595
Fishes and Human Endeavorp. 631
Referencesp. 661
Greek and Latin Derivationsp. 714
Glossaryp. 717
Indexp. 723
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