The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology

The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology Author(s): Gene Helfman, Bruce B. Collette, Douglas E. Facey, Brian W. Bowen

Difference between 2nd and 1st editions
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Key differences between 2nd and 1st editions

  • Time lapse between current and First issue: 12 years (2009 vs 1997).
  • The book is illustrated with remarkable photographs depicting the spectacular evolutionary adaptations of the most ecologically and taxonomically diverse vertebrate group.
  • Incorporates the latest scientific attainments in the biology of fishes, covering taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biogeography, ecology, and behavior.
  • Conservation is emphasized throughout Hundreds of new and redrawn illustrations augment readable text, and every chapter has been revised to reflect the discoveries and greater understanding achieved during the past decade.
  • New chapter 'Fish genetics' includes the following topics:
    • Fish genomics
    • Molecular ecology
    • Population genetics
    • Phylogeography
    • Molecular evolution
    • Conservation genetics
  • New Topics in Spiny-rayed fishes - Series Mugilomorpha, Series Atherinomorpha
2nd Edition of
The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology
eBook, 736 pages
ISBN-10: 1444311905
ISBN-13: 9781444311907
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell, April, 2009
Hardcover, 736 pages
ISBN-10: 1405124946
ISBN-13: 9781405124942
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell, May 04, 2009
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1st Edition of
The Diversity of Fishes
Hardcover, 544 pages
ISBN-10: 0865422567
ISBN-13: 9780865422568
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell, September 17, 1997
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From: $2.49

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  • Used 2nd edition can save you $46.18 over the new one.
  • Used previous 1st edition costs $27.5 less than the used 2nd.

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