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Author Pietsch, Theodore W.

Title Oceanic anglerfishes : extraordinary diversity in the deep sea / Theodore W. Pietsch
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2009]


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 W'BOOL  597.62 Pie/Oae  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 557 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Biology of Deep-Sea Anglerfishes -- 1. Introduction and Historical Perspective -- 2. What Makes an Anglerfish? -- 3. Biodiversity -- 4. Evolutionary Relationships -- 5. Geographic Distribution -- 6. Bioluminescence and Luring -- 7. Locomotion, Food, and Feeding -- 8. Reproduction and Early Life History -- Pt. II. A Classification of Deep-Sea Anglerfishes -- Families, Genera, and Species of the Ceratioidei -- Reallocation of Nominal Species of the Ceratioidei Based on Females -- Reallocation of Nominal Species of the Ceratioidei Based on Free-Living Males -- Symbolic Codes for Institutional Collections
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-545) and index
Subject Anglerfishes.
Anglerfishes -- Classification.
LC no. 2008048604
ISBN 9780520255425 case alkaline paper
0520255429 case alkaline paper