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Tuna : physiological ecology and evolution / Barbara A. Block, Donald E. Stevens.

Title
Tuna : physiological ecology and evolution / Barbara A. Block, Donald E. Stevens.
Publication
San Diego, Calif. : Academic, 2001.

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Description
xiii, 468 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Fish physiology ; v. 19
Uniform Title
Fish physiology ; v. 19.
Subjects
Contents
1. Systematics of the Tunas and Mackerels (scombridae) / Bruce B. Collette, Carol Reeb and Barbara A. Block -- 2. Tuna Metabolism and Energetics / Keith E. Korsmeyer and Heidi Dewar -- 3. The Cardiovascular System of Tunas / Richard W. Brill and Peter G. Bushnell -- 4. Anatomical and Physiological Specializations For Endothermy / Jeffrey B. Graham and Kathryn A. Dickson -- 5. Advances in Acoustic, Archival, and Satellite Tagging of Tunas / John Gunn and Barbara Block -- 6. Reproductive Biology of Tunas / Kurt M. Schaefer -- 7. Mechanical Design for Swimming: Muscle, Tendon, and Bone / Mark W. Westneat and Stephen A. Wainwright -- 8. Swimming and Muscle Function / John D. Altringham and Robert E. Shadwick -- 9. Tuna Oceanography - An Applied Science / Gary D. Sharp -- 10. Tunas in Captivity / Charles J. Farwell -- 11. Tuna Conservation / Carl Safina.
ISBN
0123504430
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries