Biology of Fishes

ISBN-10: 0721618391

ISBN-13: 9780721618395

Edition: 1st 1979

Authors: Carl E. Bond

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This revision of Bond's classic text is an introduction to the study of fishes for the general reader as well as for the college student. This text can be used for undergraduate courses in ichthyology or for fish sections of vertebrate biology courses. It provides an excellent background for the study of more advanced works on fishes.
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List price: $81.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Saunders College Publishing
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 514
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.84" long
Weight: 1.034
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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