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Zoology: Vertebrates books

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Advances in Marine Vertebrate Research in Latin America Technological Innovation and Conservation by Marcos R. Rossi-Santos Advances in Marine Vertebrate Research in Latin America Technological Innovation and Conservation

This book gathers the most recent research findings on ecology and conservation of marine vertebrates in Latin America, making use of high technological methods to show readers the diversity of the marine research that has been conducted in these countries...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Animal Locomotion Physical Principles and Adaptations by Malcolm S. Gordon, Reinhard Blickhan, John O. Dabiri, John J. Videler Animal Locomotion Physical Principles and Adaptations
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Animal Locomotion: Physical Principles and Adaptations is a professional-level, state of the art review and reference summarizing the current understanding of macroscopic metazoan animal movement. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial locomotion are placed in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Skeleton Revealed An Illustrated Tour of the Vertebrates by Steve (Western Kentucky University) Huskey The Skeleton Revealed An Illustrated Tour of the Vertebrates

Come along-let's take a voyage through the boneyard.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2017

The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates by Barry K. B. Berkovitz, R. P. Shellis The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates
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The Teeth of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates is the first comprehensive publication devoted to the teeth and dentitions of living fishes, amphibians and reptiles. The book presents a comprehensive survey of the amazing variety of tooth forms among non-mammalian vertebrates, based on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2016

The Vertebrate IntegumentVolume 2 Structure, Design and Function by Theagarten Lingham-Soliar The Vertebrate IntegumentVolume 2 Structure, Design and Function

The flight apparatus of birds is unique in nature and is described in great detail, with innovative research highlighting the complexity of the flight structures, bird flight patterns, and behavior in a variety of species.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2016

Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes by Edmund J. Zimmerer, David H. Snyder, A. Floyd Scott, David F. Frymire Amphibians and Reptiles of Land Between the Lakes
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Offers a guide to some of the often-overlooked residents of this unique ecosystem. The authors offer detailed descriptions and stunning colour photographs of the salamanders, frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes found in the region. Each entry includes the species'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2016

The Vertebrate Integument Volume 1 Origin and Evolution by Theagarten Lingham-Soliar The Vertebrate Integument Volume 1 Origin and Evolution

Critical questions concerning the origin, structure and functional biology of the bony integument are discussed and intrinsically linked to major steps in vertebrate evolution and phylogeny-the origin of jaws and the origin of teeth.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2016

Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney by William H. Dantzler Comparative Physiology of the Vertebrate Kidney

As such, the book provides comprehensive information on comparative renal functionfor biological scientists and advanced students of biology with some knowledgeof physiology and a desire to know more about renal function in vertebrates,and for mammalian renal physiologists who wish to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2016

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Evolution of Brain and Behavior in Vertebrates by R.B. Masterton Evolution of Brain and Behavior in Vertebrates

Originally published in 1976, the object of this volume was to present a relatively up-to-date overview of what was known, what was suspected, and what remained to be discovered concerning the general question of the evolution of the vertebrate brain...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Mechanical Adaptations of Bones by John D. Currey The Mechanical Adaptations of Bones

This book relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates. John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Transgenic Ascidians by Yasunori Sasakura Transgenic Ascidians

This book comprehensively describes the transgenesis techniques and applied experimental methods in ascidians including enthusiastically developed original devices in addition to concrete examples of developmental biology studies. Ascidians have been one of the most important model animals in developmental biology...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

An Atlas of Comparative Vertebrate Histology by Donald B. (Emeritus Professor, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada) McMillan,  Harris An Atlas of Comparative Vertebrate Histology
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Atlas of Comparative Vertebrate Histology looks at the histology of a wide range of vertebrates, representative of all the major classes and families, with examples ranging from amphioxus to primates. The authors focus their microscope on commonly seen vertebrates as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2018

Muscles of Chordates Development, Homologies, and Evolution by Rui (Howard University Washington District of Columbia USA) Diogo Muscles of Chordates Development, Homologies, and Evolution

Chordates comprise all vertebrates plus a variety of unfamilar, distantly related and crucially important lineages (sea squirts, acorn worms, others). This book will be the first volume to synthesize and summarize what is known of the organization, development, homology and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Patterns Of Reproductive Behaviour Collected Papers by Desmond Morris Patterns Of Reproductive Behaviour Collected Papers

First published in 1970, Patterns of Reproductive Behaviour: Collected Papers is a collection of some of Desmond Morris's finest essays on reproductive behaviour. It is evidence of how, and why, Morris has been instrumental in shaping the science of human...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2016

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 13 by Bruce A. Schulte Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 13

In 2014, the Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (CSiV) group held its 13th triennial meeting in conjunction with the 30th meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE).
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2015

Bats in the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World by Christian C. Voigt Bats in the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World

Finally, contributors highlight the roles that taxonomy, conservation networks and conservation psychology have to play in conserving this imperilled but vital taxon.With over 1300 species, bats are the second largest order of mammals, yet as the Anthropocene dawns, bat populations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2015

The Vertebrate Blood-Gas Barrier in Health and Disease Structure, Development and Remodeling by Andrew N. Makanya The Vertebrate Blood-Gas Barrier in Health and Disease Structure, Development and Remodeling

This comprehensive volume on the blood-gas barrier (BGB) among vertebrates covers its structure and composition along with aspects of evolution, bioengineering, and morphometry. Properties of the BGB are discussed in the earlier chapters, followed by prenatal and post-natal development and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2015

Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution by Kenneth P. Dial, Neil Shubin, Elizabeth Lindemann Brainerd Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution
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How did flying birds evolve from running dinosaurs, terrestrial trotting tetrapods evolve from swimming fish, and whales return to swim in the sea? These are some of the great transformations in the 500-million-year history of vertebrate life. And with the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2015

Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution (Int'l Ed) by Kenneth V. Kardong Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution (Int'l Ed)

Vertebrates features a unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Morphology is foremost, but the author has developed and integrated an understanding of function and evolution into the discussion of anatomy of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2014

Amphibiens de L'ouest Et du Sud de Madagascar by Franco Andreone, Goncalo M. Rosa, Achille P. Raselimanana Amphibiens de L'ouest Et du Sud de Madagascar
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Madagascar is home to an extraordinary number of frog species, with nearly all native species endemic to the island and many not yet described by science. While a considerable percentage of these species occur in the eastern humid forests of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2014

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