The Biology of Calanoid Copepods

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Academic Press, Jun 2, 1998 - Science - 710 pages
This special volume of Advances in Marine Biology covers in detail the biology of calanoid copepods. Copepods are probably the most numerous multicellular organisms on earth. They are aquatic animals that live in both marine and fresh water, and are of prime importance in marine ecosystems as they form a direct link between phytoplankton and fish. This volume is essential for all marine biologists.
Advances in Marine Biology contains up-to-date reviews of all areas of marine science, including fisheries science and macro/micro fauna. Each volume contains peer-reviewed papers detailing the ecology of marine regions.
 

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Contents

Chapter 3 Taxonomy and Identification
49
Chapter 4 World List of Platycopioid and Calanoid Copepods
98
Chapter 5 Gut Food and Feeding
139
Chapter 6 Physiology
175
Chapter 7 Chemical Composition
220
Chapter 8 Reproduction
253
Chapter 9 Growth
296
Chapter 10 Population Biology
347
Chapter 12 Distributional Ecology
456
Chapter 13 Geographical Distribution
504
Chapter 14 Copepods in Ecosystems
518
References
531
Taxonomic Index
661
Subject Index
693
Cumulative Index of Titles
703
Cumulative Index of Authors
709

Chapter 11 Behaviour
400

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Douglas went to the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.

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