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Interrelationships of fishes / edited by Melanie L.J. Stiassny, Lynne R. Parenti, G. David Johnson.

Stiassny, Melanie L. J. (Added Author). Parenti, Lynne R. (Added Author). Johnson, G. David. (Added Author).
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Subject: Fishes > Phylogeny.
Poissons > Phylogenèse.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780126709506
  • ISBN: 0126709505
  • ISBN: 9780080534923
  • ISBN: 0080534929
  • ISBN: 128105710X
  • ISBN: 9781281057105
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 496 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ¬©1996.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 1. An annotated bibliography of the work of Colin Patteron / Bobb Schaeffer and Brian G. Gardiner -- Ch. 2. Phylogenetic interrelationships of neoselachians (chondrichthyes : euselachii) / Shigeru Shirai -- Ch. 3. Higher-level elasmobranch phylogeny, basal squaleans, and paraphyly / Marcelo R. de Carvalho -- Ch. 4 Interrelationships of the batoid fishes (chondrichthyes : batoidea) / John D. McEachran, Katherine A. Dunn, and Tsutomu Miyake -- Ch. 5. Interrelationships of acipenseriformes, with comments of "chondrostei" / Lance Grande and William E. Bemis -- Ch. 6. Interrelationships of basal neopterygians / Brian G. Gardiner, John G. Maisey, and D. Tim J. Littlewood -- Ch. 7. Teleostean monophyly / Mario C.C. de Pinna -- Ch. 8. Phylogeny of osteoglossomorpha / Li Guo-Qing and Mark V.H. Wilson -- Ch. 9. Interrelationships of elopomorph fishes / P.L. Forey, D.T.J. Littlewood, P. Ritchie, and A. Meyer -- Ch. 10. Clupeomorpha, sister-group of ostariophysi / G. Lecointre and G. Nelson -- Ch. 11. Interrelationships of ostariophysan fishes (Teleostei) / Sara V. Fink and William L. Fink -- Ch. 12. Relationships of lower euteleostean fishes / G. David Johnson and Colin Patterson -- Ch. 13. Interrelationships of stomiiform fishes / Antony S. Harold and Stanley H. Weitzman -- Ch. 14. Interrelationships of Aulopiformes / Carole C. Baldwin and G. David Johnson -- Ch. 15. Basal ctenosquamate relationships and the interrelationships of the myctophiform (scopelomorph) fishes / Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- Ch. 16. Phylogenetic significance of the pectoral-pelvic fin association in acanthomorph fishes : a reassessment using comparative neuroanatomy / Lynne R. Parenti and Jiakun Song -- Ch. 17. Morphology, characters, and the interrelationships of basal sarcopterygians / Richard Cloutier and Per Erik Ahlberg.
Summary: Comprising by far the largest and most diverse group of vertebrates, fishes occupy a broad swathe of habitats ranging from the deepest ocean abyss to the highest mountain lakes. Such incredible ecological diversity and the resultant variety in lifestyle, anatomy, physiology and behavior, make unraveling the evolutionary history of fishes a daunting task. The successor of a classic volume by the same title, Interrelationships of Fishes, provides the latest in the "state of the art" of systematics and classification for many of the major groups of fishes. In providing a sound phylogenetic framework from leading authorities in the field, this book is an indispensable reference for a broad range of biologists, especially students of fish behavior, anatomy, physiology, molecular biology, genetics and ecology--in fact, anyone who wishes to interpret their work on fishes in an evolutionary context. * Provides thorough and comprehensive treatment of the Phylogency of fishes * Assembles an International team of expert contributors * Useful to a wide variety of fish biologists.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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