Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004 - Nature - 726 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive and current source of information on fishes—including systematics, zoogeography, behavior, and conservation of fishes—that is often needed by professionals as background for writing accurate reports. This book covers the structure and physiology, evolution and taxonomy, zoogeography, and ecology and conservation of fishes. For fisheries biologists, conservation biologists, and aquatic ecologists that need an up-to-date reference on Ichthyology.

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Contents

BLOOD AND ITS CIRCULATION
51
BUOYANCY AND THERMAL REGULATION
77
Osmoregulation
89
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About the author (2004)

Peter B. Moyle is Professor of Fisheries Biology and Associate Director of the Center for Watershed Sciences, University of California, Davis. He has published four books with UC Press, including "Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide" in 1993 and "Inland Fishes of California" in 2002.

Amber D. Manfree is a PhD student in the Geography Graduate Group at the University of California, Davis. Her research emphasizes her interests in biogeography, hydrologic processes, rural-urban interfaces, and land conservation.

Peggy L. Fiedler is a noted conservation biologist and authority in the ecology and management of rare plants. She is Director of the University of California Natural Reserve System.

Cech, Dept. of Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology, University of California.

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