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Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds

Tony D. Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139821
eISBN:
9781400842797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139821.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This book is an up-to-date and comprehensive account of research on avian reproduction. It develops two unique themes: the consideration of female avian reproductive physiology and ecology, and an ... More


Reproduction in Scorpaeniformes

Marta Muñoz

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter offers a phylogenetic treatment for reproductive traits among the Scorpaeniformes. This taxon is one of the most morphologically diverse of all teleostean orders and, perhaps not ... More


Evolutionary genomics of the sperm proteome

Timothy L. Karr and Steve Dorus

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The diversity of reproductive traits has been extensively documented over the past two centuries and selection on such traits is apparent at all levels from the bold (e.g., antlers and peacock tails) ... More


Convergent Animals

George R. McGhee

in Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016421
eISBN:
9780262298872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016421.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter is concerned with the convergent evolution of structures and systems that are primarily for defense. It also reviews the convergent evolution of reproductive traits in animals, and ... More


Rocky Intertidal Zone

MICHAEL H. HORN and KAREN L. M. MARTIN

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Rocky intertidal habitats are small living spaces occupied by a variety of fishes either year-round as residents or temporarily as visitors. The rocky intertidal zone represents in part a shoreward ... More


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