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Table Of Contents

Introduction to Zooplankton
Adaptations to Planktonic Life
Vertical Migrations and Selective Tidal Transport
Adaptations of Planktonic Larvae
Factors Affecting Zooplankton Distribution
Plankton Distribution and Ocean Currents
Coastal Waters
Thermoclines and Coastal Stratification
Invisible Boundaries
Cross-Shelf Transport to Nearshore and Estuarine Areas
Tides and Tidal Currents
Coastal Embayments
Salinity and Estuarine Stratification
Benthic Habitats and Zooplankton Distribution
Estuarine and Coastal Planktonic Food Webs
Primary Productivity
Planktonic Food Webs
The "Classic" Phytoplankton ? Herbivore Food Web
The Microbial Loop
Food Web Dynamics
A Brief History of Zooplankton Research
Pioneers in Zooplankton Research
Collection Techniques: Old and New
Plankton Nets
Plankton Pumps, Traps, and New Technologies
Automated Plankton Samplers, Acoustic Technology, and Video Techniques
Zooplankton and Environmental Quality
Harmful Algal Blooms
Invasive and Introduced Species
Climate Change
Suggested Readings
Identification and Biology of Common Zooplankton
How to Use This Book to Identify Zooplankton
Quick Picks
Cnidarians: Anemones, Jellyfishes, and Related Metazoans
Scyphozoans and Cubozoans
Ctenophores: Comb Jellies and Sea Walnuts
Cirripedes: Barnacle Larvae
Cladocerans and Ostracods
Mysids: Opossum Shrimps
Amphipods, Isopods, Tanaidaceans, and Cumaceans
Decapods: Shrimps, Crabs, and Related Crustaceans
Stomatopods: Mantis Shrimps
Sea Spiders, Mites, and Insects
Annelids: Segmented Worms and Nematodes
Molluscs: Gastropods, Bivalves, and Cephalopods
Chaetognaths: Arrow Worms
Echinoderm Larvae: Starfishes and Sea Urchins
Less Common Ciliated Invertebrate Larvae
Lower Chordates: Larvaceans, Sea Squirts, Salps, Doliolids, and Lancelets
Fish Larvae
1. Collecting Zooplankton
2. Observing Zooplankton
3. Observing Zooplankton
4. Sample Processing and Data Analysis
5. Regional Zooplankton Surveys
Literature Cited

Zooplankton of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts
A Guide to Their Identification and Ecology
Publication Date: 15 Nov 2012
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 6.125" x 9.25"
Page Count: 472 pages
Illustrations: 30 line drawings, 110 plates
ISBN: 9781421406183