By Nibia Berois,Graciela García,Rafael O. de Sá

Annual Fishes: lifestyles historical past procedure, range, and Evolution is the 1st complete reference on present wisdom of various species that show distinct survival suggestions and supply very important versions for uncomplicated and utilized examine. This paintings fills a void, overlaying the lifestyles cycle, reproductive biology, evolutionary ecology, reproductive habit, sexual choice, genetics, speciation, and integrative and conservation techniques of annual fishes

Bringing jointly researchers in several parts of annual fishes to summarize earlier paintings, evaluate the present examine, and spotlight promising components of study, the booklet is geared up into 3 sections focusing on:

  • Diversity, existence historical past, and reproductive biology

  • Ecology and conservation

  • Evolution

The ebook offers an intensive figuring out of the complexity of annual fishes and emphasizes their usefulness as a special version organism for stories in vertebrate biology, rather in components comparable to speciation and senescence. It additionally notes the gaps in wisdom that problem destiny learn and encourages the ongoing enlargement and improvement of analysis reviews on annual fishes to deal with those gaps in order that basic vertebrate biology may be higher understood. It serves as a useful source for scientists in quite a number disciplines resembling ichthyology, zoology, developmental and evolutionary biology, molecular biology and genetics, and ecology.

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