The deep ocean is home to some of the most unusual of all fishes. This book is the first Fish Physiology volume devoted to these bizarre undersea creatures. Practically every organ system is affected by the constraints imposed by benthic pressure, the absence of light, and the relatively scarce supply of both food and mates. Deep Sea Fishes demonstrates how these fishes living in extremely harsh conditions metabolize, behave, and evolve.... IN THE FISH PHYSIOLOGY SERIES Excretion, Ionic Regulation, and Metabolism Edited by W. S. Hoar and D. J. Randall The Endocrine System Edited by W. S. Hoar and D. J. Randall Reproduction and Growth: Bioluminescence, Pigments, anbsp;...
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