Download e-book for kindle: Biology of the Three-Spined Stickleback (CRC Marine Biology by Sara Ostlund-Nilsson,Ian Mayer,Felicity Anne Huntingford

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

Highlighting the starting to be significance 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 reports of the stickleback to handle a variety of organic concerns. This state of the art quantity is the 1st complete assessment of the organic study in this vital fish in additional than a decade.

The ebook offers present wisdom at the geographic and genetic edition of the ever present three-spined stickleback and explores the opportunity of any subdivision inside at present famous stickleback species. It offers a precis of significant new molecular instruments to be had, and the way those instruments can be utilized to check the genetic structure and molecular foundation of evolutionary swap in numerous stickleback populations all over the world. The ebook additionally lays out their body structure, ancient elements, geographic distribution, and describes the positive factors in their biology that appear to advertise fast speciation. It covers reproductive habit in chronological order, and the mechanisms and choice pressures in the back of the actions that sticklebacks practice throughout the various stages of the breeding season.

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

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