By Mark J. Wetzel (auth.), Piet F. M. Verdonschot, Hongzhe Wang, Adrian Pinder, Rebi Nijboer (eds.)
This quantity includes chosen papers from the ninth Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaeta, 6–10 October 2003, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 18 contributions take care of the biology of aquatic oligochaetes, and represents a mix of the fields of taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and body structure, existence background, ecology, sludge reports and toxicology. This huge scope is in accordance with the hot traits in oligochaete examine, with a distinct curiosity in sludge studies.
Research groups from France, Japan, usa, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Germany, Hungary and China current the most recent advancements on annelid experiences and likewise replicate a balanced mix of geographical components, in addition to organic topics.