Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern by Sven Klimpel, Thomas Kuhn, Heinz Mehlhorn

By Sven Klimpel, Thomas Kuhn, Heinz Mehlhorn

The Southern Oceans together with Antarctic areas are unusual and extremely delicate water biotopes, the place animal existence and species interrelations are just poorly investigated. specifically the impact of parasites on their host species wishes in depth attention in occasions of worldwide warming and around the globe pollutants. either elements could effect the finely balanced interrelationships among parasites and endangered hosts in particular in really good areas comparable to Antarctica. sooner than this history the current ebook deals a huge spectrum of significant parasite-host interrelations in occasions of environment adjustments written by means of skilled and renown overseas specialists.

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