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The Behavioral Ecology of Crustaceans: A Primer in Taxonomy, Morphology, and Biology

Martin Thiel and J. Emmett Duffy

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A key feature of crustaceans important in their social and sexual evolution is the presence of supernumerary appendages that are modified for a variety of functions. Claws are employed in agonistic ... More


Parental Care, Oviposition Sites, and Mating Systems of Blennioid Fishes

Philip A. Hastings and Christopher W. Petersen

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/9780520264335.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Blennioid fishes comprise almost 900 described species, most of which are associated with coastal environments. Yet, essentially nothing has been published regarding the reproductive biology of more ... More


Reproduction

Anne E. Magurran

in Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527855
eISBN:
9780191713576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527855.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Trinidadian guppies have become one of the classic examples of female choice. This chapter begins by summarizing the reproductive biology of male and female fish. Male tactics and female choice are ... 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


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


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


Reproductive Biology

Eulogio Pimienta-Barrios and Rafael F. del Castillo

in Cacti: Biology and Uses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231573
eISBN:
9780520927889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231573.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the reproductive adaptations of cacti to arid environments to explain the evolution of reproductive mechanisms that allow cacti to endure harsh conditions. It describes the ... More


Chondrichthyan Reproduction

John A. Musick

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/9780520264335.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Reproduction in marine fishes exhibits a remarkable level of biological diversity and sophistication. Nowhere is this more evident than in the chondrichthyans, which share the character of an ... More


Courtship and Reproduction

A. Peter Klimley

in The Biology of Sharks and Rays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226442495
eISBN:
9780226923086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the courtship behavior and reproductive biology of sharks and rays. It covers the spermatogenesis and sexual maturation of male sharks and rays; sexual maturation and embryonic ... More


Reproduction and Development in Epipelagic Fishes

Bruce B. Collette

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/9780520264335.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Oceanic epipelagic fishes live most or all of their lives in blue water environments, far from continental coasts. Many oceanic epipelagic species are of major commercial importance and provide a ... More


Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Kathleen Cole (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes represent astonishing diversity with respect to practically every aspect of their biology. Reproductive modes and sexual patterns are especially fascinating and provide deep insight ... More


Liberation through Control in the Body Politics of U.S. Radical Feminism

Michelle Murphy

in The Moral Authority of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sometimes nature's all-too-oppressive authority is confronted by another, such as that of political freedom. This chapter shows how twentieth-century feminists sought control over women's ... More


Social Behavior, Sexual Selection, and Sexual Dimorphism

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Sexual selection is the advantage that certain individuals have over others of the same sex and species, solely in respect of reproduction. The biology of anoles opens the door to the existence of ... More


Endocrinology and the Conservation of New Zealand Birds

John F. Cockrem, Dominic C. Adams, Ellen J. Bennett, E. Jane Candy, Emma J. Hawke, Sharon J. Henare, and Murray A. Potter

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Endocrine studies can address questions in reproductive biology that are relevant to conservation. This chapter presents case studies on the endocrinology and conservation of two New Zealand birds: ... More


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