Biology of the Three-Spined Stickleback (CRC Marine Biology by Sara Ostlund-Nilsson,Ian Mayer,Felicity Anne Huntingford PDF

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

ISBN-10: 0849332192

ISBN-13: 9780849332197

Highlighting the transforming into value of the sticklebacks as a version species in rising fields equivalent to molecular genetics, genomics, and environmental toxicology, Biology of the Three-Spined Stickleback examines information from researchers who use experiences of the stickleback to deal with quite a lot of organic concerns. This cutting-edge quantity is the 1st finished evaluate of the organic study in this vital fish in additional than a decade.

The booklet offers present wisdom at the geographic and genetic edition 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 significant new molecular instruments on hand, and the way those instruments can be utilized to check the genetic structure and molecular foundation of evolutionary switch in several stickleback populations worldwide. The e-book additionally lays out their body structure, ancient components, geographic distribution, and describes the positive aspects in their biology that appear to advertise swift speciation. It covers reproductive habit in chronological order, and the mechanisms and choice pressures in the back of the actions that sticklebacks practice in the course of the varied stages of the breeding season.

Full of state of the art info, the ebook discusses the umwelt of the three-spine stickleback, with specific connection with how that international interacts with and shapes intraspecific communique throughout the breeding season. It covers advancements in stickleback reproductive body structure from 1991 onward and summarizes reviews played — often in the fields of behavioral ecology and body structure — on many of the less-studied stickleback species. The ebook touches at the biology, particularly the behavioral ecology, of the 15-spined stickleback. Emphasizing the significance of the sticklebacks to a number of disciplines, this ebook offers details that's either broad and authoritative.

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