Echinoderm Research and Diversity in Latin America

For the first time, this unique book compiles the development of echinoderm research in Latin America. The book  is comprised of 16 chapters: one introductory, 14 in depth country chapters and a final biogeographic analysis. It draws together the results of all investigations published in internatio...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Alvarado, Juan José (Editor), Solis-Marin, Francisco Alonso (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Biodiversity, distribution and current state of knowledge
  • Central America Echinoderms: diversity, ecology and future perspectives
  • Echinoderm diversity in Panama: 146 years of research across the isthmus
  • Echinoderms of Colombia
  • Echinoderms of Ecuador
  • Echinoderms from Venezuela: scientific account, diversity and distribution
  • Echinoderms of Peru
  • Echinoderm from Brazil: Historical research and the current state of biodiversity knowledge
  • Echinoderm Research in Uruguay
  • Echinoderms from Argentina: Biodiversity, distribution and current state of knowledge
  • Echinoderms of the Cuban Archipelago
  • Recent echinoderms from Hispaniola Island
  • Review of echinoderm research in Puerto Rico, with focus on biological and ecological aspects
  • Echinoderms of the Canary Islands
  • Latin America echinoderm biodiversity and biogeography: patterns and