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Sea urchins : biology and ecology

Author: John M Lawrence
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2013. ©2013
Series: Developments in aquaculture and fisheries science, 38.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats

Sea urchins are ecologically important and greatly affect marine communities. This book provides an understanding of the biology and ecology of this key component of the world's oceans. It includes  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Lawrence
ISBN: 1299650120 9781299650121 0123964911 9780123964915
OCLC Number: 847949273
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 531 pages, 8 plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Contents: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology/John M. Lawrence Table of Contents 1. Phylogeny of Sea Urchins Andrew B. Smith and Andreas Kroh 2. Sea Urchin Life History Strategies John M. Lawrence 3. Sea Urchin Gametogenesis - Structural, Functional and Molecular/Genomic Biology Charles W. Walker, M.P. Lesser, and Tatsuya Unuma 4. Biochemical and Energy Requirements of Gonad Development Adam G. Marsh, Mickie L. Powell, and Stephen A. Watts 5. Endocrine Regulation of Sea Urchin Reproduction Kristina M. Wasson, and Stephen A. Watts 6. Larval Ecology of Echinoids Anna Metaxas 7. Growth and Survival of Postsettlement Sea Urchins Thomas A. Ebert 8. Digestive System Nicholas D. Holland 9. Feeding, Digestion and Digestibility of Sea Urchins John M. Lawrence, Addison L. Lawrence, and Stephen A. Watts 10. Nutrition Stephen A. Watts, Addison L. Lawrence, and John M. Lawrence 11. Carotenoids in Sea Urchins Maeve S. Kelly and Rachael C Symonds 12. Disease in Sea Urchins Yi Nan Wang, Ya Qing Chang, and John M. Lawrence 13. Immunology in Sea Urchins Jose Roberto Machado Cunha da Silva 14. Sea Urchins as Drivers of Shallow Benthic Marine Community Structure Robert S. Steneck 15. Stocking Enhancement Yukio Agatsuma 16. Cidaroids John M. Lawrence, and Michel Jangoux 17. Centrostephanus rodgersii Maria Byrn, and Neil Andrew 18. Diadema Nyawira A. Muthiga and Timothy R. McClanahan 19. Arbacia Paola Gianguzza and Chiara Bonaviri 20. Loxechinus albus Julio Alberto Vasquez and Gonzalo A. Donoso 21. Paracentrotus lividus Charles F. Boudouresque and Marc Verlaque 22. Psammechinus miliaris Maeve S. Kelly, A. D. Hughes, and E .J. Cook 23. Echinometra Timothy R. McClanahan and Nyawira A. Muthiga 24. Evechinus chloroticus Michael F. Barker 25. Heliocidaris erythrogramma John K. Keesing 26. Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis Robert E. Scheibling and Bruce G. Hatcher 27. Strongylocentrotus franciscanus and Strongylocentrotous purpuratus Laura Rogers-Bennett 28. Strongylocentrotus intermedus Yukio Agatsuma 29. Strongylocentrotus nudus Yukio Agatsuma 30. Hemicentrotus pulcherimus, Pseudocentrotous depressus and Anthocidaris crassispina Yukio Agatsuma 31. Lytechinus Stephen A. Watts, James B. McClintock, and John M. Lawrence 32. Tripneustes John M. Lawrence and Yukio Agatsuma
Series Title: Developments in aquaculture and fisheries science, 38.
Responsibility: edited by John M. Lawrence, Department of Integrative Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.


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"...a valuable addition to the library of any sea urchin researcher or marine biologists."- NORTHEASTERN NATURALIST

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