By Karen L.M. Martin
Beach-spawning fishes from unique destinations on such a lot continents of the realm supply miraculous examples of maximum diversifications in the course of the such a lot weak lifestyles cycle levels. the sweetness, fascinating biology, and value of those charismatic fishes on the interface of marine and terrestrial ecosystems have encouraged a number of clinical experiences. variations of habit, body structure, improvement, and ecology are collected jointly for the 1st time during this book.Beach-Spawning Fishes: copy in an Endangered environment is a complete consultant to seashore spawning, a charismatic animal habit that's visible in a stunning variety of teleost species. This unforeseen kind of replica presents a window into the ecology of coastal parts, the behaviors and body structure valuable for fishes and their eggs to evolve to terrestrial stipulations, and the threats and demanding situations for conservation and administration. Beach-spawning species comprise very important forage fishes akin to the capelin, unique fishes comparable to the fugu puffer, and the magnificent middle of the night runs of the California grunion.
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Beach-Spawning Fishes: Reproduction in an Endangered Ecosystem by Karen L.M. Martin