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Aquatic Entomology

Aquatic Entomology

Jill Lancaster and Barbara J. Downes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199573219
eISBN:
9780191774850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573219.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

Aquatic insects are the dominant invertebrate fauna in most freshwater ecosystems, and these insects figure prominently in the work of researchers, students, and managers, from diverse backgrounds. ... More

Aquatic Food WebsAn ecosystem approach

Aquatic Food Webs: An ecosystem approach

Andrea Belgrano, Ursula M. Scharler, Jennifer Dunne, and Robert E. Ulanowicz (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564836
eISBN:
9780191713828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564836.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book provides a synthesis of theoretical and empirical food web research. Whether they are binary systems or weighted networks, food webs are of particular interest to ecologists by providing a ... More

The Biology of Coral Reefs

The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. However, the combined effects of ... More

The Biology of Coral Reefs

The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles Sheppard, Simon Davy, Graham Pilling, and Nicholas Graham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198787341
eISBN:
9780191829420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787341.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. Ecologically they are as complex ... More

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds

Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198713593
eISBN:
9780191781902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713593.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

The Biology of Lakes and Ponds focuses on the interactions between the abiotic frame, such as turbulence, temperature, pH and nutrients, and the organisms, including interactions with and among ... More

The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

Peter Hogarth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568704
eISBN:
9780191717536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568704.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Mangroves and seagrasses form extensive and highly productive ecosystems that are biologically diverse and economically valuable. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the ... More

The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses, Third Edition

Peter J. Hogarth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716549
eISBN:
9780191802676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716549.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Mangroves and seagrasses form extensive and highly productive ecosystems that are biologically diverse and economically valuable. This new edition provides an introduction to all aspects of the ... More

The Biology of Sharks and Rays

The Biology of Sharks and Rays

Peter A. Klimley and Steven Oerding

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226442495
eISBN:
9780226923086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book provides a resource on the biological and physiological characteristics of the cartilaginous fishes: sharks, rays, and chimaeras. In sixteen chapters, the book covers a broad spectrum of ... More

The Biology of Temporary Waters

The Biology of Temporary Waters

D. Dudley Williams

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528128
eISBN:
9780191713538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Temporary waters are found throughout the world, including intermittent streams and ponds, episodic rain puddles, seasonal limestone lakes, and the water-retaining structures of plants, such as ... More

Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Bruce Miller

Sirpa Nummela (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The life cycles of fishes are complex and varied, and knowledge of the early life stages is important for understanding the biology, ecology, and evolution of fishes. This book bring together in a ... More

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians

Stanley S. Hillman, Philip C. Withers, Robert C. Drewes, and Stanley D. Hillyard

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198570325
eISBN:
9780191728259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570325.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Amphibians are the descendants of the first vertebrate class to successfully colonize terrestrial environments. They rely on water more than any other terrestrial group and occupy a unique position ... More

Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Ecology of High Altitude Waters

Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198736868
eISBN:
9780191800481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736868.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This book brings together current knowledge on patterns and processes in the ecology of streams, lakes, and wetlands situated at more than 3000 m above sea level. The alpine headwaters of the large ... More

The Ecology of Marine FishesCalifornia and Adjacent Waters

The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Larry Allen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms. ... More

The Ecology of Snow and Ice Environments

The Ecology of Snow and Ice Environments

Johanna Laybourn-Parry, Martyn Tranter, and Andrew J. Hodson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199583072
eISBN:
9780191774669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583072.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Snow and ice environments support significant biological activity, yet the biological importance of some of these habitats, for example glaciers, has only recently gained appreciation. Collectively ... More

Essential Fish BiologyDiversity, structure, and function

Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

This book summarizes the basic features of living fish. It is introduced by a chapter on the diversity of a group which has over 30,000 species, the largest within the vertebrates, describing the ... More

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Tyler Carrier, Adam Reitzel, and Andreas Heyland (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786962
eISBN:
9780191829086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786962.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

For more than a century, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, and oceanographers alike have been intellectually stimulated by marine invertebrate larval forms. In 1995, Ecology of Marine Invertebrate ... More

Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual SystemsCrustaceans as Model Organisms

Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

J. Emmett Duffy and Martin Thiel (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Understanding of animal social and sexual evolution has seen a renaissance in recent years with discoveries of frequent infidelity in apparently monogamous species, the importance of sperm ... More

Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs

Tim McClanahan and George M. Branch (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195319958
eISBN:
9780199869596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319958.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The book summarizes recent developments in the ecology of kelp forests and coral reefs in order to develop an understanding of the general principles of their ecological organization and how they ... More

Freshwater Ecology and ConservationApproaches and Techniques

Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: Approaches and Techniques

Jocelyne Hughes (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198766384
eISBN:
9780191820908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766384.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This practical manual of freshwater ecology and conservation provides a state-of-the-art review of the methods and techniques used to measure, monitor, and conserve freshwater ecosystems. It offers a ... More

Freshwater Mussel EcologyA Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance

David Strayer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255265
eISBN:
9780520942523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255265.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Pearly mussels (Unionoidea) live in lakes, rivers, and streams around the world. These bivalves play important roles in freshwater ecosystems and were once both culturally and economically valuable ... More

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