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The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs 1993 book

The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs

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The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs

ISBN : 0126151814, 9780126151817 
publisher: Academic Press 
publish year: 1993 
pages: 773 
language: English 
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file size: 96 MB 

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Front Cover
The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
	CHAPTER 1. Introduction
		I. Ecology of Coral Reef Fishes
		II. A Crash Course for the Nonspecialist
		III. Structure of This Book
	CHAPTER 2. The Visual World of Coral Reef Fishes
		I. Introduction
		II. Light in Tropical Seas: Attenuation and Hue
		III. The Vision of Fishes
		IV. Correlations of Scotopic Vision and Light
		V. Correlations of Photopic Vision and Light
		VI. Topics for Further Study
	CHAPTER 3. Reef Fishes: Their History and Evolution
		I. Introduction
		II. What Are Reef Fishes?
		III. Reefs as Habitats
		IV. Key Features of the Reef Fish-Habitat Relationship
		V. The Origin of Reef Fishes
		VI. Morphology, Phylogeny, and History: Reef Fishes Revisited
	CHAPTER 4. Trophic Relationships of Fishes Specialized to Feed on Zooplankters above Coral Reefs
		I. Introduction
		II. Diurnal Planktivores
		III. Crepuscular Changeover
		IV. Nocturnal Planktivores
		V. Vulnerability of Zooplankters above Reefs
		VI. Topics for Further Study
	CHAPTER 5. Fish-Seaweed Interactions on Coral Reefs: Effects of Herbivorous Fishes and Adaptations of Their Prey
		I. Introduction
		II. Refuges in Space or Time
		III. Seaweed Characteristics That Deter Feeding by Reef Fishes
		IV. Tolerance of Herbivory
		V. Summary
	CHAPTER 6. The Biology of Herbivorous Fishes on Coral Reefs
		I. Introduction
		II. Significance of Previous Studies
		III. General Features of Herbivorous Fishes and Their Resources
		IV. Summary
		V. Review Topics
		VI. Discussion
	CHAPTER 7. Fish Predation and Its Impact on the Invertebrates of Coral Reefs and Adjacent Sediments
		I. Introduction
		II. Patterns in Carnivore Diets and Feeding Selectivity
		III. Patterns in Carnivore Abundance and Foraging
		IV. Impact on Coral Reef Invertebrate Assemblages
		V. Impact on Soft-Sediment Assemblages
		VI. Critique of Methodologies Employed to Assess Impacts
		VII. Fish Predation as Functional Explanation of Prey Characteristics
		VIII. Conclusions
	CHAPTER 8. The Pelagic Stage of Reef Fishes: The Larval Biology of Coral Reef Fishes
		I. Introduction
		II. Larval Fish Morphology and Identification
		III. Where Are the Pelagic Stages of Reef Fishes?
		IV. What Are Reef Fishes Doing while Pelagic?
		V. The End of the Pelagic Stage
		VI. Why a Pelagic Stage?
		VII. Use of Larvae in Zoogeographie Analyses
		VIII. Conclusions
	CHAPTER 9. Settlement Strategies and Biogeography of Reef Fishes
		I. Introduction
		II. Settlement Strategies of Reef Fishes
		III. Planktonic Larval Duration and Biogeography
		IV. Daily Otolith Increments and Early Life History Studies
	CHAPTER 10. Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Recruitment
		I. Introduction to Nonequilibrial Systems
		II. Why Study Recruitment?
		III. Methods
		IV. Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Recruitment
		V. Synthesis
		VI. Future Directions
	CHAPTER 11. Postrecruitment Processes in the Ecology of Coral Reef Fish Populations: A Multifactorial Perspective
		I. Introduction
		II. Patterns in the Postrecruitment Phase
		III. Evidence for Recruitment Modification
		IV. Demographic Parameters
		V. Ecological Processes
		VI. Multiple Causality and Ecological Importance
		VII. Looking to the Future
	CHAPTER 12. Intraspecific Variability in Social Systems of Coral Reef Fishes
		I. Introduction
		II. Types of Variation within Social Systems
		III. Settlement Models for Individual and Group Spacing and Their Application to Social System Variation
		IV. Conclusions
	CHAPTER 13. The Role of Adult Biology in the Timing of Spawning of Tropical Reef Fishes
		I. Introduction
		II. Diel Spawning Patterns
		III. Lunar Spawning Patterns
		IV. Seasonal Spawning Patterns
	CHAPTER 14. The Use of Phenotypic Plasticity in Coral Reef Fishes as Tests of Theory in Evolutionary Ecology
		I. Introduction
		II. Examples of Intraspecific Variability
		III. Discussion
	CHAPTER 15. Geographic Variability in the Ecology of Coral Reef Fishes: Evidence, Evolution, and Possible Implications
		I. Introduction
		II. Previous Geographic Comparisons of Reef Fish Assemblages
		III. An Analysis of Interoceanic and Regional Variation in Assemblage Structure
		IV. Life History Features and the Evolution of Geographic Variation in Indo-Pacific Reef Fish Communities
		V. Ecological Consequences of Regional Variation in Assemblage Structure
		VI. Summary, Conclusions, and Even More Unsubstantiated Speculations
	CHAPTER 16. Patterns and Processes in the Distribution of Coral Reef Fishes
		I. Introduction
		II. Patterns
		III. Processes
		IV. Conclusions
	CHAPTER 17. Predation as a Process Structuring Coral Reef Fish Communities
		I. Introduction
		II. Circumstantial Evidence
		III. Correlative Evidence
		IV. Experimental Evidence
		V. Synthesis
	CHAPTER 18. Tropical and Temperate Reef Fishes: Comparison of Community Structures
		I. Introduction
		II. Comparison of Environments
		III. Environment-Induced Sampling Constraints and Bias
		IV. Description of Community Structure
		V. Regulation of Community Structure
		VI. Future Research
	CHAPTER 19. Reef Fish Communities: Open Nonequilibrial Systems
		I. Introduction
		II. Difficulty in Evaluating Current Data
		III. Survey of the Data: Patterns
		IV. Survey of the Data: Processes
		V. Conclusions
	CHAPTER 20. Coral Reef Fisheries: Effects and Yields
		I. Introduction
		II. Basic Concepts of Stock Assessment and Effects of Fishing on Stocks
		III. Effects of Fishing on Coral Reef Fishes
		IV. Some Comments on Yields of Fishes from Coral Reefs
		V. Conclusions and Recommendations for Future Research

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