Volume 27 2005

Sturgeons and Paddlefish of North America

ISBN: 978-1-4020-2832-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-2833-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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    Pages 1-21

    Introduction: The Decline of the North American Species

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    Pages 22-39

    Native American Utilization of Sturgeon

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    Pages 40-72

    Distribution, Habitat, and Movements

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    Pages 73-86

    Environmental Requirements, Preferences, and Tolerance Limits of North American Sturgeons

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    Pages 87-102

    The Ecology and Functional Morphology of Feeding of North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish

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    Pages 103-133

    Sturgeon Ecomorphology: A Descriptive Approach

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    Pages 134-146

    Embryology

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    Pages 147-166

    Swimming and Respiration

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    Pages 167-194

    Sturgeon and Paddlefish Metabolism

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    Pages 195-216

    Growth, Bioenergetics and Age

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    Pages 217-230

    Genetics of North American Acipenseriformes

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    Pages 231-251

    Multijurisdictional Management of Lake Sturgeon in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River

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    Pages 252-276

    Conservation

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    Pages 277-311

    Aquaculture

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    Pages 312-314

    Conclusion: Ensuring the Future of Sturgeon