Centrarchid Fishes: Diversity, Biology and Conservation by Steven Cooke, David P. Philipp

By Steven Cooke, David P. Philipp

Centrarchid Fishes  provides entire assurance of all significant facets of this ecologically and commercially very important crew of fishes. assurance contains range, ecomorphology, phylogeny and genetics, hybridization, replica, youth background and recruitment, feeding and development, ecology, migrations, bioenergetics, body structure, illnesses, aquaculture, fisheries administration and conservation. Chapters were written via famous and revered scientists and the full has been drawn jointly by way of Professors Cooke and Philipp, themselves tremendous good revered within the zone of fisheries administration and conservation.

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Significant results are presented with an asterisk. 001* Avise et al. 001* Parker et al. 001* Johnson et al. 900 Near et al. 989 Kassler et al. 986 different ages (Bolnick and Near 2005; Collar et al . 2005; Bolnick et al . 2006). For instance, the Centrarchinae (exclusive of Acantharchus) was the oldest major centrarchid clade followed by Lepomis, then Micropterus. 31). The phylogeny inferred from the expanded mitochondrial and nuclear gene data set presented in Near et al . (2005b) is very similar to those estimated from the earlier mitochondrial and nuclear gene DNA study (Near et al .

Macrochirus–L. humilis and L. cyanellus–L. 26b). 26b). However, Acantharchus falls out of this clade in the strict consensus tree (Patterson 1996, Figure 1a). Over the past 5 years DNA data has increasingly been used in phylogenetic analyses of Centrarchidae. Three studies have focused on relationships of Micropterus species (Johnson et al . 2001; Kassler et al . 2002; Near et al . 2003) and have produced fairly congruent results; however, there are some unresolved issues with regard to species recognition in the clade that are illuminated by these molecular studies.

Lepomis †kansasensis was found in the same fossil formation as P. 6 mya (Hibbard 1936; Wallace 1997; Passey et al . 2002). 11). The presence of pterygoid teeth in L. †kansasensis led to the original classification of this species in Chaenobryttus that also contained L. gulosus (Hibbard 1936; Bailey 1938). , Nebraska (Smith and Lundberg 1972). 4 mya (Repenning 1987). The Sand Draw L. 12). 0 mya (Bell et al . 2004). Lepomis †serratus was classified in Chaenobryttus on the basis of morphological similarity of the preopercle with L.

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