By Stephen D. McCormick,Anthony Peter Farrell,Colin J. Brauner
The desire for ion and water homeostasis is usual to all lifestyles. For fish, ion and water homeostasis is a particularly very important problem simply because they dwell in direct touch with water and due to the big version within the salt content material of normal waters (varying by means of over five orders of magnitude). so much fish are stenohaline and are not able to maneuver among freshwater and seawater. Remarkably, a few fishes are able to existence in either freshwater and seawater. those euryhaline fishes represent an envisioned three to five% of all fish species. Euryhaline fishes symbolize one of the most iconic and fascinating of all fish species, from salmon and sturgeon that make epic migrations to intertidal mudskippers that cope with day-by-day salinity alterations. With the arrival of world weather swap and lengthening sea degrees, knowing the environmental body structure of euryhaline species is important for environmental administration and any mitigative measures. This quantity will give you the first integrative evaluation of euryhalinity in fish. there is not any different e-book that specializes in fish that experience the means to maneuver among freshwater and seawater. different demanding situations of salt and water stability in several habitats have resulted in diversified physiological controls and legislation, which heretofore has no longer been reviewed in one quantity.
- Collects and synthesizes the literature protecting the kingdom of information of the body structure of euryhaline fish
- Provides the foundational info wanted for researchers from numerous fields, together with fish body structure, conservation and evolutionary biology, genomics, ecology, ecotoxicology, and comparative physiology
- All authors are the prime researchers and rising leaders of their fields