By G. J. Howes (auth.), Ian J. Winfield, Joseph S. Nelson (eds.)
Among the fishes. a remarkably wide selection ofbiological diversifications to assorted habitats has developed. As weIl as residing within the traditional habitats of lakes. ponds. rivers. rock swimming pools and the open sea. fish have solved the issues of lifestyles in deserts. within the deep sea. within the chilly Antarctic. and in hot waters of excessive alkalinity or of low oxygen. besides those diversifications. we discover the main notable specializations of morphology. body structure and behavior. for instance we will surprise on the high-speed swimming of the marlins. sailfish and warm-blooded tunas. air inhaling catfish and lungfish. parental care within the mouth-brooding cichlids and viviparity in lots of sharks and toothcarps. in addition. fish are of substantial value of the survival of the human species within the shape ofnutritious and scrumptious foodstuff ofnumerous varieties. Rational exploitation and administration of our international shares of fishes needs to depend upon a close and unique perception in their biology. The Chapman and corridor Fish and Fisheries sequence goals to give well timed volumes reviewing very important features of fish biology. so much volumes should be of curiosity to analyze employees in biology. zoology. ecology and body structure. yet an extra target is for the books to be available to a large spectrum of non professional readers starting from undergraduates and postgraduates to these with an curiosity in commercial and advertisement elements of fish and fisheries.
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