Phylogenetic relationships and genetics.
Reproduction and parental care.
Alternative reproductive tactics and sociobiology.
Early life history and recruitment.
Feeding, nutrition, and growth.
Population and community ecology.
Movement and migrations.
Organismal performance, tolerances, and physiological constraints.
Winter ecology of centrarchid fish.
Immunocompetancy and disease.
Issues in centrarchid aquaculture.
Issues in centrarchid management and conservation.
Patterns in centrarchid ecological diversity – conclusions and a research agenda
- Centrarchids are ecologically and commercially extremely important, including species such as Largemouth Bass and Bluegill
- Contains vital and commercially important information for fisheries managers
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