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Deep-Sea Fishes : Biology, Diversity, Ecology and Fisheries

Author: Imants G Priede
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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The technological advances of the last twenty years have brought huge advances in our understanding of the deep sea and of the species inhabiting this elusive and fascinating environment. Synthesising the very latest research and discoveries, this is a comprehensive and much-needed account of deep-sea fishes. Priede examines all aspects of this incredibly diverse group of animals, reviewing almost 3,500 species and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Priede, Imants G.
Deep-Sea Fishes.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Imants G Priede
ISBN: 9781316018330 1316018334 1107444527 9781107444522
OCLC Number: 1005616733
Description: 1 online resource (492 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Colonisation of the deep-sea by fishes; 3. Adaptations to the deep sea; 4. Systematic description of deep-sea fishes; 5. The deep-sea fish faunas; 6. Deep-sea fisheries and conservation; 7. Epilogue; Appendix.
Responsibility: Imants G. Priede.

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Synthesising the very latest research, this comprehensive account of deep-sea fishes covers evolution, physiology and ecology as well as the history of their discovery. Priede provides a global  Read more...

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