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Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Winston Ponder (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book brings together thirty-six experts on the evolution of the Mollusca to provide an up-to-date review of its evolutionary history. The Mollusca are the second largest animal phylum and boast ... More


Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

N. Joan Abbott, Roddy Williamson, and Linda Maddock (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish) are among the most intelligent invertebrates, with highly developed nervous systems that provide excellent model systems for investigating basic questions in ... More


Cerebrovascular organization and dynamics in cephalopods

N. Joan Abbott and J. A. Miyan

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0316
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter reviews the anatomy and physiology of the cerebral circulation in cephalopods, and its behaviour in experimental preparations. Cephalopods have a closed vasculature, and the arrangement ... More


The statocysts of cephalopods

Roddy Williamson

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0342
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter details statocysts of cephalopods. The statocysts of most cephalopods are sense organs of great sophistication with macula/statolith systems that respond to gravity and crista/cupula ... More


Retina and Optic Centers of Cephalopods

Javier DeFelipe

in Cajal's Neuronal Forest: Science and Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190842833
eISBN:
9780190842864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842833.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This section contains a gallery of original Cajal drawings pertaining to the retina and optic centers in cephalopods.


Effects of Ocean Acidification on Nektonic Organisms

Hans-O. Pörtner and Magda Gutowska

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The average surface-ocean pH is reported to have declined by more than 0.1 units from the pre-industrial level ( Orr et al. 2005 ), and is projected to decrease by ... More


Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function

James P. Barry and Stephen Widdicombe

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The biodiversity of the oceans, including the striking variation in life forms from microbes to whales and ranging from surface waters to hadal trenches, forms a ... More


Towards a Model for Speciation in Ammonoids

Margaret M. Yacobucci

in Species and Speciation in the Fossil Record

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377445
eISBN:
9780226377582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377582.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

Ammonoid cephalopods show a remarkably high rate of speciation when compared to other metazoans although the drivers of this evolutionary volatility are not clear. Ammonoid evolution is characterized ... More


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