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Fishes : an introduction to ichthyology

Author: Peter B Moyle; Joseph J Cech
Publisher: Upper Saddle River : Prentice-Hall, cop. 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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One of the most comprehensive and current general sources of information on fishes, this book covers the structure and physiology, evolution and taxonomy, zoogeography, and ecology and conservation  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Moyle; Joseph J Cech
ISBN: 0130112828 9780130112828
OCLC Number: 645298996
Description: xii, 612 p. : il
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction. II. STRUCTURE AND FORM. 2. Form and Movement. 3. Respiration. 4. Blood and Its Circulation. 5. Buoyancy and Thermal Regulation. 6. Hydromineral Balance. 7. Feeding, Nutrition, Digestion, and Excretion. 8. Growth. 9. Reproduction. 10. Sensory Perception. 11. Behavior and Communication. III. THE FISHES. 12. Systematics, Genetics, and Speciation. 13. Evolution. 14. Hagfishes and Lampreys. 15. Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras. 16. Relict Bony Fishes. 17. Teleost Offshoots: Bonytongues, Herrings, and Eels. 18. Minnows, Characins, and Catfishes. 19. Pike, Smelt, and Salmon. 20. Anglerfish, Barracudinas, Cods, and Dragonfish. 21. Silversides, Flying Fish, and Killifish. 22. Opahs, Squirrelfish, Dories, Pipefish, and Sculpins. 23. Perciforms: Snooks to Snakeheads. 24. Flounders, Puffers, and Molas. IV. ZOOGEOGRAPHY. 25. Zoogeography of Freshwater Fishes. 26. Zoogeography of Marine Fishes. V. ECOLOGY. 27. Introduction to Ecology. 28. Temperate Streams. 29. Temperate Lakes and Reservoirs. 30. Tropical Freshwater Lakes and Streams. 31. Estuaries. 32. Coastal Habitats. 33. Tropical Reefs. 34. Epipelagic Zone. 35. Deepsea Habitats. 36. Polar Regions. 37. Conservation. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Peter B. Moyle, Joseph J. Cech, Jr.

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