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Ghigliotti, Laura

The Antarctic Silverfish: a Keystone Species in a Changing Ecosystem

Ghigliotti, Laura - The Antarctic Silverfish: a Keystone Species in a Changing Ecosystem, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Evolution and Adaptations

1. Evolution Reshaped Life for the Water Column: The Skeleton of the Antarctic Silverfish Pleuragramma antarctica Boulenger, 1902
Olga Voskoboinikova, H. William Detrich, R. Craig Albertson, John H. Postlethwait, Laura Ghigliotti, Eva Pisano

2. Coping with Ice: Freeze Avoidance in the Antarctic Silverfish (Pleuragramma antarctica) from Egg to Adult
Clive W. Evans, Arthur L. DeVries

3. The Unique Haemoglobin System of Migratory Pleuragramma antarctica: Correlation of Haematological and Biochemical Adaptations with Mode of Life
Guido Prisco, Cinzia Verde

4. Pro-oxidant Challenges and Antioxidant Adaptation of Pleuragramma antarctica in Platelet Ice
Maura Benedetti, Maria Elisa Giuliani, Francesco Regoli

Part II. Ecology and Life History

5. Diet and Trophic Ecology of Adult Antarctic Silverfish (Pleuragramma antarctica)
Matthew H. Pinkerton

6. Trophic Ecology of Early Developmental Stages of Antarctic Silverfish
Eric Tavernier, Carolina Giraldo

7. The Role of Lipids in the Life History of the Antarctic Silverfish Pleuragramma antarctica

Wilhelm Hagen, Gerhard Kattner

8. Energetics of the Antarctic Silverfish, Pleuragramma antarctica, from the Western Antarctic Peninsula
Eloy Martinez, Joseph J. Torres

9. Reproductive Strategies of the Antarctic Silverfish: Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns
Laura Ghigliotti, Volodymyr V. Herasymchuk, Karl-Hermann Kock, Marino Vacchi

10. Population Structure and Life History Connectivity of Antarctic Silverfish (Pleuragramma antarctica) in the Southern Ocean Ecosystem
Julian Ashford, Lorenzo Zane, Joseph J. Torres, Mario La Mesa, Alexander R. Simms

Part III. Challenges and Conservation Perspectives

11. Acoustic Methods of Monitoring Antarctic Silverfish Distribution and Abundance
Richard L. O’Driscoll, Iole Leonori, Andrea Felice, Gavin J. Macaulay

12. Impact of Climate Change on the Antarctic Silverfish and Its Consequences for the Antarctic Ecosystem
Katja Mintenbeck, Joseph J. Torres

13. Conservation and Management of Antarctic Silverfish Pleuragramma antarctica Populations and Habitats
Philippe Koubbi, Susie Grant, David Ramm, Marino Vacchi, Laura Ghigliotti, Eva Pisano

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management, Freshwater & Marine Ecology, Animal Ecology, Environmental Management

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in Polar Ecology
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319558936
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-55891-2

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