Biology of the Three-Spined Stickleback (CRC Marine Biology - download pdf or read online

By Sara Ostlund-Nilsson,Ian Mayer,Felicity Anne Huntingford

ISBN-10: 0849332192

ISBN-13: 9780849332197

Highlighting the growing to be value of the sticklebacks as a version species in rising fields similar to molecular genetics, genomics, and environmental toxicology, Biology of the Three-Spined Stickleback examines facts from researchers who use stories of the stickleback to deal with a variety of organic concerns. This cutting-edge quantity is the 1st complete assessment of the organic examine in this vital fish in additional than a decade.

The e-book offers present wisdom at the geographic and genetic version of the ever present three-spined stickleback and explores the potential of any subdivision inside at present well-known stickleback species. It offers a precis of vital new molecular instruments to be had, and the way those instruments can be utilized to check the genetic structure and molecular foundation of evolutionary switch in numerous stickleback populations worldwide. The publication additionally lays out their body structure, old elements, geographic distribution, and describes the beneficial properties in their biology that appear to advertise speedy speciation. It covers reproductive habit in chronological order, and the mechanisms and choice pressures in the back of the actions that sticklebacks practice through the varied levels of the breeding season.

Full of state-of-the-art info, the e-book discusses the umwelt of the three-spine stickleback, with specific connection with how that global interacts with and shapes intraspecific verbal exchange through the breeding season. It covers advancements in stickleback reproductive body structure from 1991 onward and summarizes reviews played — regularly in the fields of behavioral ecology and body structure — on the various less-studied stickleback species. The booklet touches at the biology, particularly the behavioral ecology, of the 15-spined stickleback. Emphasizing the significance of the sticklebacks to quite a few disciplines, this publication provides info that's either huge and authoritative.

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