The Diversity of Fishes by Gene S. Helfman, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; Bruce B. Collette, National Marine Fisheries Service. Welcome to the resources site for the second edition of The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology by Gene Helfman, Bruce B. Collette, Douglas E. Buy The Diversity of Fishes (): Biology, Evolution, and Ecology: NHBS – Gene S Helfman, Bruce B Collette, Douglas E Facey, Brian W Bowen.

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Selected pages Page ColletteDouglas E. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Read an Excerpt Excerpt 1: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology, 2nd Edition. Written by a team of internationally-recognized authorities, the first edition of The Diversity of Fishes was received with enthusiasm and praise, and incorporated into ichthyology and fish biology classes around the globe, at both fishees and postgraduate levels.

Added to Your Shopping Cart. Write a customer review. Expanded and updated, the second edition is helfmman with striking color photographs depicting thespectacular evolutionary adaptations of the most ecologically andtaxonomically diverse vertebrate group. Owls by Jeannine Chappell: Bestsellers in this subject. Gene HelfmanBruce B.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. His research focused on the behavioral ecology and conservation of fishes in lakes, streams, coastal oceans, and coral reefs. The book, with its colored photographs and good drawings, is attractive; the errors are few; the authors are authoritative; the index is informative; and the content has been brought up to date.

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Brian Bowen spent the summers of his youth snorkeling in Cape Cod Bay, where he learned to appreciate fishes. The text incorporates the latest advances in the biology of fishes, covering taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biogeography, ecology, and behavior.

I heartily recommend the second edition of The Diversity of Fishesboth as a student textbook and as an introductory, general source of reference. Bowen works on fish five days a week, and on the weekend prefers to go fishing. Review “The Diversity of Fishes is a massive enterprise. A new chapter on genetics and molecular ecology of fishes has been added, and conservation is emphasized throughout.

These authors place more emphasis on behavior and ecology.

He retired after 30years of conducting research on and divetsity about ichthyology,animal behavior, and conservation biology. Fishes, as the largest group of living vertebrates, offer almost unlimited opportunities for the study of evolutionary adaptations to environmental and biotic selection pressures.


Written by a team ofinternationally-recognized authorities, the first edition of TheDiversity of Fishes was received with enthusiasm and praise,and incorporated into ichthyology and fish biology classes aroundthe globe, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology, 2nd Edition

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New edition of the best-known ichthyology text in the world, maintaining its emphasis on evolutionary biology and diversity.