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Development of Non-teleost Fishes

1st Edition

Edited by Yvette W Kunz, Carl A. Luer, B.G. Kapoor

CRC Press

309 pages

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Description

An up-to-date compilation of the development of non-teleost fishes has so far been unavailable. These fishes include the jawless fishes (hagfish and lampreys), the cartilaginous fishes (sharks, rays, skates and chimaeras), the forerunners of the teleostei: the cladistia (bichirs and reedfish), the chondrostei (sturgeon and paddlefish, the neopterygii (gar pike and bowfin), and, finally, the closest relations to the tetrapods: the lungfishes (the coelacanh [ living fossil], Protopterus of Africa, Lepidosiren of South America and Neoceratodus of Australia). Therefore, the present volume has been devoted to closing the gap by an up-to-date scientific review of the early life-history of these non-teleost fishes (agnathi excepted).

Table of Contents

Embryonic Development of Chondrichthyan Fishes A Review; Staging of the Early Development of Polypterus (Cladistia: Actinopterygii); Early Development of Acipenseriformes (Chondrostei, Actinopterygii); Early Ontogeny of Semionotiformes and Amiiformes (Neopterygii: Actinopterygii); Early Development in Sarcopterygian Fishes

About the Editors

Kunz\, Yvette W ; Luer\, Carl A.; Kapoor\, B.G.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI039000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
SCI072000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General