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Smit / Bruce / Hadfield

Parasitic Crustacea

State of Knowledge and Future Trends

Buch. Hardcover

1st ed. 2019. 2019

viii, 481 S.

Springer. ISBN 978-3-030-17383-8

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 895 g

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Zoological Monographs; 3


This book offers the first comprehensive review of parasitic Crustacea, which are among the most successful and diverse parasites. Starting with an introductory chapter, followed by an historic overview and topic-specific chapters, each presenting a different aspect of parasitic crustacean biology, it enables readers to gain a better understanding of how these parasites function and allows direct comparisons between the different parasitic crustacean groups. The authors also discuss, in depth, the adaptations and interactions that have made parasitic Crustacea as successful as they are today, covering topics ranging from the history of their discovery, their biodiversity, phylogeny, evolution and life strategies to their role as vectors, or hosts of other organisms, and their significance in ecological processes. Consisting of ten chapters from leading international experts in the field, this volume offers a one-stop resource for all researchers, lecturers, students and practitioners.


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