By Jan Robert Factor
The generally allotted American Lobster, Homarus americanus, which inhabits coastal waters from Canada to the Carolinas, is a vital keystone species. A precious resource of source of revenue, its abundance or rarity frequently displays the health and wellbeing of ecosystems occupied through those crustaceans. This entire reference brings jointly all that's recognized of those attention-grabbing animals. it is going to entice biologists, zoologists, aquaculturalists, fishery biologists, and researchers operating with different lobster species, in addition to neurobiologists searching for additional info at the version approach they so usually use.
- First entire e-book at the American lobster due to the fact Herrick's century-old monograph
- Provides the most important historical past for neurobiologists who use this crustacean as a version organism
- Contains a complete remedy of the lobster fishery and its management
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