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About this book
Evolutionary ecology includes aspects of community structure, trophic interactions, life-history tactics, and reproductive modes, analyzed from an evolutionary perspective. Freshwater environments often impose spatial structure on populations, e.g. within large lakes or among habitat patches, facilitating genetic and phenotypic divergence. Traditionally, freshwater systems have featured prominently in ecological research and population biology.
This book brings together information on diverse freshwater taxa, with a mix of critical review, synthesis, and case studies. Using examples from bryozoans, rotifers, cladocerans, molluscs, teleosts and others, the authors cover current conceptual issues of evolutionary ecology in considerable depth.
The book can serve as a source of critically evaluated ideas, detailed case studies, and open problems in the field of evolutionary ecology. It is recommended for students and researchers in ecology, limnology, population biology, and evolutionary biology.
Editors and affiliations
- Book Title Evolutionary Ecology of Freshwater Animals
- Book Subtitle Concepts and Case Studies
- Series Title EXS
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-0348-8880-6
- Copyright Information Birkhäuser Verlag 1997
- Publisher Name Birkhäuser, Basel
- eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
- Hardcover ISBN 978-3-7643-5694-1
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-0348-9812-6
- eBook ISBN 978-3-0348-8880-6
- Series ISSN 1023-294X
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XIV, 366
- Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
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