Author:Zaccone, Giacomo ; Konrad Dabrowski, Michael S. Hedrick, Jorge M. O. Fernandes & Jose M. Icardo (editors)

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Phylogeny, Anatomy and Physiology of Ancient Fishes

By: Zaccone, Giacomo ; Konrad Dabrowski, Michael S. Hedrick, Jorge M. O. Fernandes & Jose M. Icardo (editors)

Price: £88.00

Inventory number: 979662

ISBN: 1498707556

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2015. 26cm. Pp.350. 35 colour plates, 49 figures. Hardbound.This book on ancient fishes unites the work of many specialists coming from different areas of biology. Hagfishes, lungfishes, Chondrosteans, and Holosteans constitute the main subject of study. Fossil records and extant species are compared to establish the conservation or the degeneration of specific characters. However, phylogenetic relationships have mostly been revisited in the light of new molecular and developmental data. The morphology of several organs is also revisited.This volume includes a phylogenetic acco... View more info