By Z. Kabata (auth.), Geoffrey A. Boxshall, H. Kurt Schminke (eds.)

This quantity comprises the lawsuits of the 3rd foreign convention on Copepoda, held on the British Museum (Natural historical past) in London in the course of August 1987. The critical subject of the convention was once the biology of marine planktonic copepods, even though the clinical programme used to be tremendous diversified reflecting the wide variety of lifestyles types followed via copepods. the 3 invited symposia held through the convention focussed awareness on specific topical parts of study in the box of marine plankton, and in addition supplied stories of selected facets of copepod biology. those symposia have been hugely winning. The papers they contained have been either informative and stimulating and so they convey to this quantity a long-lasting importance. every one symposium used to be organised through its chairman; Bruce Frost (University of Washington) selected the stability of themes, chosen the audio system and brought the consultation on 'The biology and taxonomy of Calanus', Roger Harris (Marine organic organization) played a similar very important function for 'Experimental stories: expense techniques in box populations of planktonic copepods', and Howard Roe (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences) for 'Oceanic and deep-sea copepods'. The influence of those papers might be a lot more advantageous by means of the big variety of top of the range contributed and poster papers on marine plankton and by means of the invited evaluate of 'Copepod luminescence' via Peter Herring (Institute of Oceano­ image Sciences). The attention-grabbing overview of 'Copepod eyes' through Mike Land FRS (University of Sussex) isn't really released here.

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