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Biology and ecology of bluefin tuna by Takashi Kitagawa, Shingo Kimura

By Takashi Kitagawa, Shingo Kimura

This ebook specializes in most up-to-date details at the biology and ecology of the 3 bluefin tuna species: the Pacific (Thunnus orientalis), Atlantic (T. thynnus), and southern bluefin tuna (T. maccoyii). within the e-book, the phylogeny and uncomplicated ecological details similar to youth historical past, age and development, and nutrition conduct are lined. info with regards to migratory ecology, and demanding organic points reminiscent of metabolism and energetics, swimming functionality, education, visible body structure, and reproductive body structure also are integrated.

Furthermore, new examine insights approximately different types of mathematical versions for bluefin tuna ecology are brought. all of the chapters are contributed via lively scientists engaged in bluefin tuna examine. The purpose of this publication is to give a contribution to a greater realizing of the biology and ecology of bluefin tuna, and inspire undergraduate and graduate scholars who learn this ebook to turn into bluefin tuna scientists who can give a contribution to additional figuring out of the biology and ecology of bluefin tuna.

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