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 fishes—including systematics, zoogeography, behavior, and conservation of fishes—that 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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About the author (2004)

Peter B. Moyle is Professor of Fish Biology at the University of California, Davis; author of "Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide "(California 1993); and coauthor of "Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology "(4th edition, 2000), "Methods for Fish Biology "(1990), and "Distribution and Ecology of Stream Fishes of the Sacramento San Joaquin Drainage System, California "(1982).

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

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