|Squid, cuttlefish and octopuses,
which form the marine mollusc group the cephalopods, are of great and
interest to marine biologists, physiologists, ecologists, environmental
biologists and fisheries scientists.
Cephalopods: Ecology and Fisheries
is a thorough review of this most important animal group. The first
section of the book provides coverage of cephalopod form and function,
origin and evolution, Nautilus, and biodiversity and zoogeography. The
following section covers life cycles, growth, physiological ecology,
strategies and early life histories. There follows a section on
which provides details of slope and shelf species, oceanic and deep sea
species, population ecology, trophic ecology and cephalopods as prey.
final section of the book deals with fisheries and ecological
with chapters on fishing methods and scientific sampling, fisheries
fisheries oceanography and assessment and management methods.
Ecology and Fisheries
by Peter Boyle and