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Published: 17 July 2014

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199640393

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The Biology of Life on the Move

Second Edition

Hugh Dingle

  • Provides a broad overview of the physiology, ecology, and evolution of migration
  • Discusses and analyses migration across a full taxonomic range of organisms from primitive plants to classic migrants such as butterflies, whales, and birds
  • Describes laboratory, field, and modeling (theoretical) methods
  • Analyses the genetics and evolution of migration and the "fit" to life histories, assessing various aspects of migration syndromes
  • Links theory to applied issues such as disease transmission and the management and conservation of migratory species

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