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Introduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This introductory chapter presents a description of the life history stages of fishes, from the egg/embryonic stage to the adult stage, focusing on the early parts of development and growth (early ... More


Population Dynamics and Recruitment

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Population dynamics is the study of fluctuations in abundance of populations. It considers how much populations vary, and over what timescales, and seeks to find the causes of these variations. Much ... More


Development of Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter summarizes information on the development of fish eggs and larvae, and introduces juvenile development. The chapter focuses on the changes that occur as the eggs develop, hatch into ... More


Fish Reproduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The reproductive process allows species to perpetuate themselves. Almost all fishes reproduce sexually, thus permitting mixing of the genes of the two sexes. The reproductive processes of fishes form ... More


Fish Egg and Larval Identification and Systematics

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the diversity of eggs and larvae, where it is shown that fish eggs, and in most cases the larvae, are quite different in appearance from the adults, but nevertheless they have ... More


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


Ecology of Fish Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Ecology is the study of the relationships of plants and animals to their environment. This chapter begins by discussing the position of fish eggs and larvae in aquatic ecosystems. It then discusses ... More


Sampling Fish Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the gear and methods for making field collections of planktonic fish eggs and larvae. It also introduces treatment and analysis of ichthyoplankton samples once they are ... More


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