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Echinoderm Research and Diversity in Latin America

Editors: Alvarado, Juan José, Solis-Marin, Francisco Alonso (Eds.)

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  • Describes marine environments and oceanographic conditions of each country
  • Deals with environmental threats that are affecting population
  • Has a complete taxonomic list of all echinoderms from the region with depth, habitat and distribution information
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This book compiles for the first time the development of echinoderm research in Latin America. The book contains 17 chapters, one introductory, 15 country chapters, and a final biogeographic analysis. It compiles all the investigations published in international and local journals, reports, theses and other gray literature. Each chapter is composed of 7 sections: introduction describes the marine environments, and main oceanographic characteristics, followed by a history of research account divided by specific subjects. The next section addresses patterns of distribution and diversity. A specific section would explain fishery or aquaculture activities. The next sections deal with environmental and anthropogenic threats that are affecting echinoderm, and any conservation or management action. Finally, a section with conclusions, needs and new lines of research. The book will include two appendixes with species lists of all echinoderms with bathimetric data, habitat and distribution.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Echinoderm Research and Diversity in Latin America

    Pages 1-9

    Alvarado, Juan José (et al.)

  • The Echinoderms of Mexico: Biodiversity, Distribution and Current State of Knowledge

    Pages 11-65

    Solís-Marín, Francisco A. (et al.)

  • Central America Echinoderms: Diversity, Ecology and Future Perspectives

    Pages 67-106

    Alvarado, Juan José (et al.)

  • Echinoderm Diversity in Panama: 144 Years of Research Across the Isthmus

    Pages 107-144

    Coppard, Simon E. (et al.)

  • Echinoderms of Colombia

    Pages 145-182

    Benavides-Serrato, Milena (et al.)

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eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-20051-9
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-642-20050-2
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-44296-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Echinoderm Research and Diversity in Latin America
Editors
  • Juan José Alvarado
  • Francisco Alonso Solis-Marin
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-20051-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-20051-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-20050-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44296-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 658
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