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By Jeffrey C. Carrier, John A. Musick, Michael R. Heithaus

ISBN-10: 0203491319

ISBN-13: 9780203491317

ISBN-10: 1439839263

ISBN-13: 9781439839263

Virtually each region of analysis linked to sharks and their kinfolk has been strongly impacted through the innovative development in know-how. The questions we will be able to now ask are very various than these pronounced even 20 years in the past. sleek immunological and genetic thoughts, satellite tv for pc telemetry and archival tagging, sleek phylogenetic research, GIS, and bomb relationship, are only some of the thoughts and tactics that experience turn into part of our investigative lexicon.

A smooth synthesis of the biology of Chondrichthyans, Biology of Sharks and Their family, moment Edition discusses major advances within the improvement and alertness of recent molecular ideas to the certainty of the phylogenetic relationships between and among those teams. The ebook considers the influence of world adjustments at the prestige of sharks and their kinfolk, and the way advances in know-how and analytical thoughts have replaced not just how we technique challenge fixing and clinical investigations, yet how we formulate questions. The ebook additionally introduces purposes of recent and novel laboratory units, suggestions, and box instruments.

This moment version of the award profitable and groundbreaking unique exploration of the elemental parts of the taxonomy, systematics, body structure, and ecology of sharks, skates, rays, and chimera, offers cohesive and built-in insurance of key themes and discusses technological advances utilized in sleek shark examine. delivering a well-rounded photo for college kids and researchers, and much above opponents in scope and learn, this new quantity holds a wealth of information at the present prestige of Chondrichthyan learn and offers the root and springboard for unique research.

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