Fishes: an introduction to ichthyology

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004 - Nature - 726 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive and current source of information on fishesincluding systematics, zoogeography, behavior, and conservation of fishesthat is often needed by professionals as background for writing accurate reports.This book covers the structure and physiology, evolution and taxonomy, zoogeography, and ecology and conservation of fishes.For fisheries biologists, conservation biologists, and aquatic ecologists that need an up-to-date reference on Ichthyology.

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Contents

BLOOD AND ITS CIRCULATION
51
BUOYANCY AND THERMAL REGULATION
77
Osmoregulation
89
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Peter B. Moyle is coauthor of "Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology" (1988). He is Professor of Fisheries Biology at the University of California, Davis. Chris Mari van Dyck, who trained as a fish biologist, is a professional illustrator living in McAllen, Texas.

Cech, Dept. of Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology, University of California.

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