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Special Issue: Age and Growth of Chondrichthyan Fishes: New by John K. Carlson, Kenneth J. Goldman

By John K. Carlson, Kenneth J. Goldman

Shark conservation and administration is frequently hindered by means of a scarcity of simple organic info for many species. An realizing of the age constitution and development dynamics of a inhabitants is critical for powerful conservation and administration simply because this data is frequently applied for selection of typical mortality and durability. finally age and progress details is used for calculation of important charges in inhabitants versions. during the last few years there were advances within the quantitative examine of age and development of chondrichthyan fishes. Novel methods to growing older of assorted chondrichthyan fishes proceed to come up.

This quantity is a set of papers on a number of of those themes that come with new demanding components (e.g. caudal thorns) for tests of age, new suggestions for validation (e.g. bomb radiocarbon) and reexaminations of prior age and progress types. This quantity additionally comprises papers at the value of assessing the precision and accuracy of statistical formulation, analyses, and types which are utilized in age and progress reviews. there's presently loads of study being carried out, a few of that's really "pushing the envelope," in makes an attempt to evaluate the lifestyles heritage parameters of diverse chondrichthyan fishes.

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Bacterial Fish Pathogens: Disease of Farmed and Wild Fish by Brian Austin, Dawn A. Austin

By Brian Austin, Dawn A. Austin

This revised variation fills the necessity for an up to date entire booklet at the organic points of the bacterial taxa which reason illness in fish. because the third version was once released in 1999, a lot has replaced within the regulate of ailment of farmed and wild fish. This publication analyses the entire new details, together with that on new pathogens and new advancements on lengthy verified illnesses, corresponding to furunculosis and vibriosis. attention is given to all the bacterial taxa that have at your time been suggested as fish pathogens, whether or not they are secondary invaders of already broken tissue or critical, fundamental pathogens.

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Tiere, Moral und Gesellschaft: Elemente und Ebenen by Rainer Wiedenmann

By Rainer Wiedenmann

Die Studie entwickelt Grundlinien eines systemtheoretischen Ansatzes, der es erlaubt, die Konstitutionsbedingungen, Typen und Verlaufsformen von Mensch-Tier-Verhältnissen in ihren mikro-, meso- und makrosozialen Bezügen zu erfassen. Historisch vergleichende Fallstudien zu den Tiermoralen zweier frühneuzeitlicher Milieus (höfische Gesellschaft, protestantisches Bürgertum) veranschaulichen die Anwendungsmöglichkeiten und wandlungstheoretischen Implikationenen des Mehrebenenansatzes.

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Physiology of Non-Excitable Cells. Proceedings of the 28th by J. Salánki

By J. Salánki

Advances in Physiological Sciences, quantity three: body structure of Non-Excitable Cells is a set of papers awarded on the twenty eighth overseas Congress of body structure, held in Budapest on July 13-19, 1980. This booklet is prepared into 5 elements encompassing 36 chapters that disguise a number of the physiological features of non-excitable cells and neuronal membranes.

The first elements describe mobile versions of iso-osmotic and epithelial shipping. The 3rd half highlights the connection among telephone shipping and mobile metabolism. This half additionally bargains with the genetic and hormonal keep an eye on of mobile shipping, in addition to the lipoprotein synthesis and secretion via hepatocyte. The fourth half explores cell-to-cell verbal exchange via junctional membrane channels and calmodulin. The 5th half examines the temporal constitution of organic structures within the sub-second time domains.

This booklet should be of price to physiologists, mobilephone biologists, researchers, and biology scholars.

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Peptides : the wave of the future : proceedings of the by Richard A. Houghten, Michal Lebl

By Richard A. Houghten, Michal Lebl

content material: artificial methodologies, strong part synthesis, stable part natural synthesis, combinatorial innovations --
Analytical and biophysical equipment, peptides and proteins folding, de novo layout of peptides and proteins --
Biologically lively peptides, enzyme inhibitors, peptide neurotoxins and antibiotics, peptidomimetics, peptide and peptidomimetic therapeutics and supply --
Peptide conjugates, glycopeptides and lipopeptides, transmembrane peptides and proteins, receptors and receptor interactions, sign transduction --
Peptides in immunology, man made vaccines, molecular mechanisms of ailments, peptides in diagnostics, pharmacology and biotechnology, peptide supply approaches.

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Sea Snails: A natural history by Joseph Heller

By Joseph Heller

This richly illustrated booklet provides the range and common background of sea snail teams. through integrating points of morphology, ecology, evolution and behavior, it describes how every one crew copes with difficulties of defence, locomotion, foodstuff, replica and embryonic improvement. First come common features of the Mollusca, to which snails belong; and subsequent, features through which snails (Gastropoda) fluctuate from different molluscs. Then a large, panoramic view of all significant sea snail teams, from the primitive to the extra complex, is gifted, together with either the extra plentiful and a few distant ones of distinctive curiosity. In detailing primitive sea snails, first limpets (Patellogastropoda) are defined, through brush snails (Vetigastropoda: top-shells, turbans and allies) and nerites (Neritimorpha), a small crew with remarkably excessive edition in shell color and in habitats. In taking a look at advanced-snails (Caenogastropoda), it information the herbivorous grazers and filter-feeders and the numerous voracious predators, a few which use venomous darts. The ebook additionally covers sea slugs (Opisthobranchia), that have shifted from mechanical to chemical defence; a few are herbivores, a few use their foodstuff to harness solar power, others are predators that achieve stinging cells and toxic compounds from their foodstuff. moreover, readers will know about points of sea snails in human tradition, together with use as sacred artefacts and items of magic and cash, as a resource of the royal and sacred dyes of crimson and blue and as holy ceremonial trumpets. The textual content, during which clinical phrases are observed by means of parallel universal ones, is followed through over 2 hundred illustrations (mostly in colour). This accomplished, insightful portrait of sea snails will entice marine biologists, zoology academics and scholars, biology academics, field-school teachers, nature reserve wardens, beginner naturalists, in addition to to teachers and newcomers of human culture.

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Why Does My Bird Do That: A Guide to Parrot Behavior by Julie Rach Mancini

By Julie Rach Mancini

During this up-to-date version of the preferred advisor to parrot habit, you’ll research why your fowl does unusual issues and notice optimistic ideas for editing these behaviors. you will get details on education and taking good care of your chicken, common habit, and species-specific habit. Don’t enable your feathers get ruffled via a headstrong, beakstrong fowl. tips on how to strengthen a at the same time lucrative dating along with your parrot.

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Sociality: The Behaviour of Group-Living Animals by Ashley Ward, Mike Webster

By Ashley Ward, Mike Webster

The final decade has obvious a surge of curiosity between biologists in more than a few social animal phenomena, together with collective behaviour and social networks. In ‘Animal Social Behaviour’, authors Ashley Ward and Michael Webster combine the main updated empirical and theoretical learn to supply a brand new synthesis of the sphere, that is aimed toward fellow researchers and postgraduate scholars at the subject. ​

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The Anatomical Atlas of Gallus by Mikio Yasuda

By Mikio Yasuda

In response to the author's twenty years of labor on avian anatomy, this quantity is an atlas of bird anatomy and body structure. Dozens of targeted figures by way of the writer of this bilingual (Japanese / English) quantity and different experts will support scholars, academics, and researchers in knowing poultry anatomy.

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