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Subsistence, Commercial, and Recreational Fisheries

MILTON S. LOVE

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The marine fisheries of California extend back thousands of years and encompass many dozens of species. This chapter describes the broad trends in these fisheries from the time of the first ... More


Reproduction

EDWARD E. DeMARTINI and PAUL C. SIKKEL

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter begins with a section on reproductive natural history providing summary data on reproductive modes and spawning types, courtship, and a taxonomic survey of their distributions. It ... More


Acoustical Behavior of Coral Reef Fishes

Phillip S. Lobel, Ingrid M. Kaatz, and Aaron N. Rice

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sound travels farther and faster in water than in air. Therefore, the introduction of artificial noise can interfere substantially with reproductive behaviors that include the production and ... More


Climatic Influences on Marine Fish Community Ecology

Kyrre Lekve and Nils Chr. Stenseth

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter focuses on biodiversity as a dependent variable. It reviews some proposed mechanisms for fish community responses to climatic variability, it then details some case studies illustrating ... More


Movement and Activity Patterns

CHRISTOPHER G. LOWE and RICHARD N. BRAY

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the movement and activity pattern of California fishes. There are a number of good examples that suggest that fishes most closely associated with complex habitats tend to move ... More


Alien Fishes

ROBERT E. SCHROETER and PETER B. MOYLE

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Introductions into marine systems have been increasing as a result of intentional movement of fish and as by-products of other human activities, such as transoceanic shipping, aquaculture, and the ... More


Feeding Mechanisms and Trophic Interactions

MICHAEL H. HORN and LARA A. FERRY-GRAHAM

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The composition of the present-day California marine fish fauna is largely a reflection of trophic interactions. This chapter first organizes the subject of food and feeding in fishes into three ... More


Pollution

M. JAMES ALLEN

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter describes the nature and effects of pollution and habitat alteration effects on California marine fishes. At present, the coastal population of the Californias is distributed unevenly ... More


Hyporegulators Hyporegulators

Timothy J. Bradley

in Animal Osmoregulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many organisms living in the oceans or in salt lakes are hyporegulators, meaning that they maintain their body fluids hypo-osmotically to the external medium. Marine fish hyporegulate by drinking the ... More


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


Macroecological Patterns Among Marine Fishes

Enrique Macpherson, Philip A. Hastings, and D. Ross Robertson

in Marine Macroecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226904115
eISBN:
9780226904146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904146.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews current knowledge about patterns in the distribution and diversity of marine fish species in the context of the enormous spatial and temporal variation that results from ... More


Afterword

Kathleen S. Cole

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book was envisaged as an opportunity to focus on a number of topics associated with reproductive biology among marine fishes. The contributions aim to generate new testable models for questions ... More


Fertilization in Marine Fishes: A Review of the Data and Its Application to Conservation Biology

Christopher W. Petersen and Carlotta Mazzoldi

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter explores how developmental processes may have become modified to generate variable sexual expression in marine fishes. First, it discusses events associated with reproductive ... More


Climate Change and Overexploitation

MICHAEL H. HORN and JOHN S. STEPHENS

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The complex evolutionary and biogeographic history of the California marine fish fauna has been amply demonstrated in the preceding chapters. This chapter summarizes the historical origins of the ... More


Ecological Classification

LARRY G. ALLEN and DANIEL J. PONDELLA

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The marine environment off the California coastline supports a diverse ichthyofauna consisting of northern, cold water (Oregonian) and southern, warm water (San Diegan) fish species as well as ... More


Competition

MARK A. HIXON

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter explores the existence, mechanisms, and ecological importance of competition in California marine fishes. Following an overview of relevant definitions and concepts, it examines ... More


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


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


Rearing and Culture of Marine Fishes

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/9780520249721.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter begins by providing a historical account of the development of rearing and culture of marine species, including the work done by large-scale marine fish rearing in re-stocking natural ... More


Bidirectional Sex Change in Marine Fishes

Philip L. Munday, Tetsuo Kuwamura, and Frederieke J. Kroon

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Sex change (sequential hermaphroditism) is well known in fishes, where its occurrence and evolutionary advantage have been the focus of numerous reviews since the early 1960s. This chapter explores ... More


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