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By J. N. Kraeuter,M. Castagna

ISBN-10: 0444819088

ISBN-13: 9780444819086

The tough clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, is a crucial advertisement, leisure and ecological inhabitant of coastal bays alongside the east and gulf coasts of the U.S.. This identify represents the 1st state-of-the-art precis of present wisdom of the tough clam through specialists in numerous disciplines.

Containing a compendium of literature at the difficult clam, complete chapters on quite a few features of its biology in addition to summaries of data together with the grey literature in this economically vital species, this quantity represents a finished resource of organic info for managers and researchers drawn to shallow marine and estuarine ecosystems. study scholars and executives charged with preserving coastal ecosystems also will discover a wealth of historical past material.

The first synthesis of obtainable info at the mercenaria mercenaria, this identify is a reaction to the desires of people concerned about difficult clam aquaculture and scientists drawn to molluscan biology, coastal ocean ecology and related fields. Over 2300 files were synthesized, and bankruptcy authors have additional unpublished details in addition to new material.

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