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Biology of the Antarctic Seas II

Biology of the Antarctic Seas II

George A. Llano (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-66862-7

Mar 2013, American Geophysical Union

280 pages

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Description

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 5.

The eight papers in this volume of the Antarctic Research Series comprise a second collection of marine biological studies to appear under the title Biology of the Antarctic Seas. The work was conducted at Stanford University, Texas A&M University, Columbia University, the University of Southern California, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science under the auspices of the United States Antarctic Research Program of the National Science Foundation.

The volume is arranged to bring together papers that complement one another, either by reason of supporting data or through regional association. There is another advantage to this order: the first four contributions are largely concerned with phenomena, whereas the last three emphasize systematics. Contribution number five provides a balance between these general areas of research. Thus, although each study is distinct and independent of the others, the subject materials are interrelated and provide a common fund of information on Antarctic marine environments and their organisms.

The eight papers in this volume of the Antarctic Research Series comprise a second collection of marine biological studies to appear under the title Biology of the Antarctic Seas. The work was conducted at Stanford University, Texas A&M University, Columbia University, the University of Southern California, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science under the auspices of the United States Antarctic Research Program of the National Science Foundation.

The Antarctic Research Series
Harry W. Wells  vii

Preface
George A. Llano  ix

Oceanographic  Investigations in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
Jack L. Littlepage 1

Reproductive Periodicities in Several Contrasting Populations of Orlontaster validus Koehler, a Common Antarctic Asteroid
J. S. Pearse  39

Primary Production and Standing Crop of Phytoplanktonin the Weddell Sea and Drake Passage
Sayed Z. E1-Sayed and Enrique F. Mandelli  87

Microplankton of the Weddell Sea
Enrique Balech and Sayed Z. E1-Sayed  107

Radiolaria and Late Tertiary and Quaternary History of Antarctic Seas
James D. Hays  125

Studies of the Midwater Fishes of the Peru-Chile Trench
William A. Bussing  185

Monogenetic Trematodes from the Southern Pacific Ocean

1. Monopisthocotyleids from New Zealand Fishes
William Arthur Dillon and William J. Hargis, Jr  229

2. Polyopisthocotyleids from New Zealand Fishes: The Families Discocotylidae, Microcotylidae, Axinidae, and Gastrocotylidae
William Arthur Dillon and William J. Hargis, Jr.  251