Biology Of Oysters by Brian Leicester BayneBiology Of Oysters by Brian Leicester Bayne

Biology Of Oysters

byBrian Leicester Bayne

Hardcover | May 12, 2017

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Biology of Oystersoffers scientific insights into the structure and function of oysters. Written by an expert in the field of shellfish research, this book presents more than 50 years of empirical research literature. It provides an understanding of the edible oysters, in order to equip students and researchers with the background needed to undertake further investigations on this model marine invertebrate.

  • Presents empirical research findings in context with the relevant theory and its expression in computer models
  • Includes information on studies of other bivalve species such as mussels and clams
  • Offers a description of the whole organism to provide a frame of reference for further research
  • Includes research developments in the phylogeny, physiology and ecology of oysters
Brian Bayne's research has encompassed physiological ecology, comparative physiology and physiological energetics of marine bivalves, with an emphasis on mussels and oysters; his aim has been to understand how they make a living. He has made contributions to larval ecology, the responsive nature and flexibility of feeding behaviour, an...
Title:Biology Of OystersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:860 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 12, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128034726

ISBN - 13:9780128034729

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Table of Contents

I: The Phylogeny of Oysters
II: The Evolution of Oysters
III: Regional and Global Ecology
IV: Ecology at the Local Scale
V: Feeding
VI: Metabolic Expenditure
VII: Growth
VIII: Growth Models
IX: Reproduction
X: Oysters and the Ecosystem