9780295965239-0295965231-Reproduction and Development of Marine Invertebrates of the Northern Pacific Coast: Data and Methods for the Study of Eggs, Embryos, and Larvae

Reproduction and Development of Marine Invertebrates of the Northern Pacific Coast: Data and Methods for the Study of Eggs, Embryos, and Larvae

ISBN-13: 9780295965239
ISBN-10: 0295965231
Author: Strathmann, Megumi F.
Publication date: 1987
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Format: Hardcover 682 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780295965239
ISBN-10: 0295965231
Author: Strathmann, Megumi F.
Publication date: 1987
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Format: Hardcover 682 pages

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Acknowledged authors Strathmann, Megumi F. wrote Reproduction and Development of Marine Invertebrates of the Northern Pacific Coast: Data and Methods for the Study of Eggs, Embryos, and Larvae comprising 682 pages back in 1987. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0295965231 and 9780295965239. Since then Reproduction and Development of Marine Invertebrates of the Northern Pacific Coast: Data and Methods for the Study of Eggs, Embryos, and Larvae textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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This reference work is designed to provide background information on an array of northeastern Pacific marine invertebrate species so that they can be more easily included in comparative studies of morphology, cell biology, reproduction, embryology, larval biology, and ecology. It is meant to serve biologists who are new to the field as well as experienced investigators who may not be familiar with the invertebrate fauna of the northern Pacific Coast. The species discussed in this volume are mostly from the cold temperate waters of the San Juan Archipelago, near Puget SOund and the Strait of Georgia, but the information and methods given will be useful in laboratories from Alaska to central California and applicable to some extend in other coastal or inland facilities.

An introductory chapter discusses basic prodcedures for collecting and maintaining mature specimens, for initiating spawning, and for culturing embryos and larvae in the laboratory. Subsequent chapters summarize reproduction and development in thirty different invertebrate groups and provided ercent references through which additional information can be traced, cite monographs or keys needed to identify species, and give methods useful for studying an array of selected species. Available information on habitat, diet, reproductive mode, egg size, developmental pattern, developmental times, larval type, and conditions for settlement and metamorphosis is reported for over 450 species.

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