Evolution Illuminated: Salmon and Their Relatives

Hardcover | November 14, 2003

EditorAndrew P. HendrybyStephen C. Stearns

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This book will appeal to investigators in each of the scientific disciplines it integrates--evolutionary biology, ecology, salmonid biology, management, and conservation. Variation in salmonids can be used to illustrate virtually all evolutionary questions, and so the work will also attractgeneral scientific interest by ecologists and evolutionary and conservation biologists.

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This book will appeal to investigators in each of the scientific disciplines it integrates--evolutionary biology, ecology, salmonid biology, management, and conservation. Variation in salmonids can be used to illustrate virtually all evolutionary questions, and so the work will also attractgeneral scientific interest by ecologists and ...

Andrew P. Hendry is at University of Massachusetts. Steve C. Stearns is at Yale University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:520 pages, 6.42 × 9.29 × 1.1 inPublished:November 14, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019514385X

ISBN - 13:9780195143850

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Table of ContentsPrefaceStearns and Hendry: Introduction--The Salmonid contribution to key issues in evolution1. Schaffer: Life Histories, evolution, and salmonids2. Hendry, Castric, Kinnison, and Quinn: The evolution of philopatry and dispersal3. Hendry, Bohlin, Jonsson, and Berg: To sea or not to sea? Anadromy versus non-anadromy in salmonids4. Einum, Kinnison, and Hendry: Evolution of egg size and number5. Hutchings: Norms of reaction and phenotypic plasticity in salmonid life histories6. Bernatchez: Ecological theory of adaptive radiation7. Kinnison and Hendry: From macro to micro-evolution8. Taylor: Evolution in mixed company9. Fleming and Reynolds: Salmonid breeding systems10. Waples: Salmonid insights into effective breeding size11. Hard: Evolution of chinook salmon life history under size-selective harvest12. Ford: Conservation units and preserving diversity13. Young: Toward evolutionary management