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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 family has been strongly impacted by means of the innovative progress in know-how. The questions we will be able to now ask are very various than these stated even twenty years in the past. sleek immunological and genetic suggestions, satellite tv for pc telemetry and archival tagging, sleek phylogenetic research, GIS, and bomb relationship, are only the various concepts and approaches that experience develop into part of our investigative lexicon.

A smooth synthesis of the biology of Chondrichthyans, Biology of Sharks and Their kin, moment Edition discusses major advances within the improvement and alertness of latest molecular innovations to the certainty of the phylogenetic relationships between and among those teams. The booklet considers the influence of worldwide alterations at the prestige of sharks and their kinfolk, and the way advances in know-how and analytical options have replaced not just how we process challenge fixing and clinical investigations, yet how we formulate questions. The publication additionally introduces purposes of latest and novel laboratory units, ideas, and box instruments.

This moment variation of the award successful and groundbreaking unique exploration of the basic parts of the taxonomy, systematics, body structure, and ecology of sharks, skates, rays, and chimera, provides cohesive and built-in assurance of key themes and discusses technological advances utilized in smooth shark learn. supplying a well-rounded photo for college kids and researchers, and much above opponents in scope and study, this new quantity holds a wealth of knowledge at the present prestige of Chondrichthyan study and gives the root and springboard for unique research.

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Individuals. , Debeerius ellefseni) are principally known from a single sex (males) and show no evidence of group or school-based distribution. Similarly, the holocephalic Harpagofututor volsellorhinus is typically found individually, and data across the fossil deposit demonstrate an almost one-to-one ratio of male to female specimens. Taxa show great variation in size range. Male and female specimens of Harpagofututor demonstrate sexual maturity in individuals 110 mm in total length (Grogan and Lund, 1997, 2011), with 155 mm being the longest specimen recovered to date.

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