An Introduction to Ichthyology

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The first edition (1982) is cited in BCL3 . Intended for upper-level college students of fish biology, this authoritative, updated text comprises 37 chapters and is divided into four main sections: fish structure and form (covering respiration, buoyancy and thermal regulation, hydromineral balance, and other topics); all groups of fish (including a discussion of systematics and evolution); zoogeography (of both freshwater and marine fishes); and ecology (discussing fish communities from polar regions to temperate streams to tropical reefs, with coverage of conservation as well). Line drawings with a few b&w photographs. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1996
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780133729962
Characteristics: xvi, 590 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Cech, Joseph J.


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