By Alan J. Southward, Craig M. Young, Lee A. Fuiman
Quantity forty three is an eclectic quantity with studies on ecology and biogeography of marine parasites; fecundity: features and function in life-history thoughts of marine invertebrates; the ecology of Southern Ocean Pack-ice; and organic and distant sensing views of pigmentation in coral reef organisms. Advances in Marine Biology was once first released in 1963. Now edited by means of A.J. Southward (Marine organic organization, UK), P.A. Tyler (Southampton Oceanography organization, UK), C.M. younger (Harbor department Oceanographic establishment, united states) and L.A. Fuiman (University of Texas, USA), the serial publishes in-depth and up to date studies on a variety of issues on the way to attract postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries technological know-how, ecology, zoology, oceanography. Eclectic volumes within the sequence are supplemented through thematic volumes on such subject matters as The Biology of Calanoid Copepods . Key positive factors * AMB first released 1963 * This quantity provides a range of experiences at the biology of lesser-known taxa of the phylum Mollusca, together with: * The often diminutive protobranch bivalves * The slug-like shelled opisthobranchs * The hugely really good and evolutionarily complex tusk shells * the attractive, useful, but frustratingly hard-to-collect slit shells
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1997). Aggregation of hosts may conceivably have an effect on parasite communities. Wikelski (1999) studied Galapagos marine iguanas that were parasitized by mobile (Ornithodoros) and contagiously transmitted ticks (Amblyomma). Iguanas sleeping alone had a much greater load of mobile ticks, but grouping did not affect infection with contagious ticks. Reduction in infection with mobile ticks, rather than thermoregulation, appears to be the selective advantage of nocturnal aggregations. 4% lower annual energy budget caused by tissue removal by ticks.
1997) examined large-scale patterns of species diversity of Epinephelus merra, a serranid reef fish, in the South Pacific and French Polynesia. They found distinct differences in parasite communities between archipelagos. Grutter (1994) found little variation in ectoparasite composition and abundance among local sites, even if they varied physically. Nevertheless, abundance with a particular monogenean infecting Hemigymnus rnelapterus differed between the reef flat and the reef slope (Grutter, 1998).
The attractive agents were present in host immunoglobulin and proteins. Monogeneans have been particularly well studied and a review of this work has been given by Whittington et al. (2001). The reader is referred to this review for more detailed information. In a recent study, Rothsey and Rohde (2001) have, for the first time, demonstrated a reaction of copepod larvae and oncomiracidia of several marine monogeneans to magnetic stimuli. Such stimuli may contribute to host finding. It is not known which cells or tissues react to magnetism, but an electron microscopic study of the so-called terminal globule of polyopisthocotylean Monogenea has shown the presence of large crystal-like inclusions in vacuoles of posterior cells, which may be responsible (Figures 16 and 17).