Sea urchins are an immense portion of the area ocean. they're vital ecologically and sometimes tremendously impact marine groups. they've got an exceptional fossil checklist and for that reason are of curiosity to paleontologists. examine has elevated lately inspired first by way of a popularity in their ecological significance after which as a result of their financial value. Scientists all over the world are actively investigating their power for aquaculture.

This booklet is designed to supply a vast knowing of the biology and ecology of sea urchins. artificial chapters contemplate biology of sea urchins as a complete to offer a large view. the subjects of those chapters comprise copy, metabolism, endocrinology, larval ecology, development, digestion, carotenoids, affliction and nutrients. next chapters give some thought to the ecology of person species which are of significant significance ecologically and economically. those contain species from Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, North the United States, South the USA and Africa.

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* each one bankruptcy revised and up-to-date from the 1st edition
* organic chapters contain copy, endocrinology, carotenoids and disease
* Ecological chapters contain species of significant financial curiosity for fisheries and aquaculture

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