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 reviews and toxicology. This large scope is in keeping with the hot developments in oligochaete study, with a unique 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 reports and in addition replicate a balanced mix of geographical components, in addition to organic topics.