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Ecology of North American freshwater fishes / Stephen T. Ross.

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Author/Creator:
Ross, Stephen T.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 460 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-436) and index.
Contents:
  • Part 1. Faunal origins, evolution, and diversity. Introduction ; Origin and derivation of the North American freshwater fish fauna ; Reshaping North American fish faunas : the role of late Cenozoic climatic and tectonic events
  • Part 2. Formation, maintenance, and persistence of local populations and assemblages. Responses of populations and assemblages to biotic and physical factors ; The formation and maintenance of populations and assemblages ; Persistence of fish assemblages in space and time
  • Part 3. Form and function. Morphology and functional ecology of the fins and axial skeleton ; Form and function in the feeding of fishes ; Life history and reproductive ecology
  • Part 4. Interactions among individuals and species. Communication among individuals ; Interactions in resource acquisition I : Niches, competition, and trophic position ; Interactions in resource acquisition II : Predation, avoiding predation, and predator effects on ecosystems ; Getting along : mutualism, facilitation, and coevolution
  • Part 5. Issues in conservation. Streams large and small ; Ponds, lakes, and impoundments.
Series:
The Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780520249455
0520249453

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