By Eugene K. Balon, Michael N. Bruton, David L. G. Noakes (auth.), Eugene K. Balon, Michael N. Bruton, David L. G. Noakes (eds.)
This particular quantity is devoted to the contributions of ladies ichthyologists. 3 colleagues have been chosen to symbolize all girls ichthyologists, Ethelwynn Trewavas (ET), Rosemary Lowe-McConnell (Ro) and Eugenie Clark (Genie). All have had exotic expert careers and feature contributed of their personal how you can their technology. The profession of every is highlighted through a private interview with one of many editors of the quantity, a bibliography in their lifetime guides, and a biography in their careers. Questions of historic inequities and present controversies within the remedy of girls ichthyologists through their friends are raised and addressed by way of the ladies themselves. the non-public impacts of those 3 girls, and different girls ichthyologists, are highlighted. A survey article by way of Pat Brown brings a couple of girls ichthyologists to the eye of a broader viewers, and issues the best way for a extra accomplished ancient attention of the accomplishments and contributions of ladies ichthyologists. the quantity keeps with sixteen solicited and contributed papers. ET's reports of taxonomy and lifestyles background are echoed in papers at the taxonomy and systematics of marine angelfishes, and of freshwater bitterlings, a assessment of replica within the North Atlantic ichthyofauna, and a comparability of reproductive types and systematics of African minnows. Ro's reviews on ecology, lifestyles heritage and behavior are paralleled through papers on progress and metabolism in piranha, the neighborhood constitution in tide pool fishes, and the social procedure and reproductive styles in groupers. Genie's pioneering paintings on sexual roles and intercourse swap, and her box stories of the behaviour of marine fishes are mirrored in papers on gonadal constitution and environmental intercourse choice in brook lamprey, sexual styles in hawkfish, copy and systematics in phallostethids, gonadal constitution and systematics in gobiids, reproductive and predator avoidance behaviour in razorfish, early ontogeny of an African mouth brooder, and replacement lifestyles histories in killifish.