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    Contributors to Volume 60 v

    Series Contents for Last Fifteen Years ix

    1. Learning to Read the Oceans: Genomics of Marine Phytoplankton 1

    Tatiana A. Rynearson and Brian Palenik

    1. Introduction 22. Marine Cyanobacterial Genomics 73. Eukaryotic Genomics 144. Conclusions 28Acknowledgements 30References 30

    2. Biology of Deep-Water Octocorals 41

    Les Watling, Scott C. France, Eric Pante and Anne Simpson

    1. Introduction 422. Classification 433. Phylogenetic Relationships 484. Biogeography 515. Distribution of the Three Major Deep-Sea Families 686. Symbionts 827. Predators 958. Food 959. Reproduction 9610. Growth and Age 10511. Dispersal 10812. Threats and Conservation Issues 109Acknowledgements 110References 111

    3. Tipping Points, Thresholds and the Keystone Role of Physiologyin Marine Climate Change Research 123

    Cristian J. Monaco and Brian Helmuth

    1. Introduction 1242. Weather, Climate and Climate Change from the Viewpoint

    of a Non-Human Organism 1303. Physiological Response Curves 137


  • 4. Indirect Effects of Climate Change: Species Interactions andTipping Points 144

    5. Putting the Pieces Together: Where Do We Go from Here? 146Acknowledgements 150References 151

    4. Social Aggregation in the Pelagic Zone with Special Reference to Fishand Invertebrates 161

    David A. Ritz, Alistair J. Hobday, John C. Montgomery and Ashley J.W. Ward

    1. Introduction 1632. Aggregation Principles and Features in Pelagic Ecosystems 1663. Technology Breakthroughs in Experimental and Observational Methods 1924. Theoretical Developments in Social Aggregation 2055. Social Aggregation, Climate Change and Ocean Management 2086. Conclusion 211Acknowledgements 214References 214

    Subject Index 229

    Taxonomic Index 237

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