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Photoperiodism in Copepods

Nancy H. Marcus and Lindsay P. Scheef

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter summarizes studies of photoperiodism in copepods and suggests directions for additional research. There is ample evidence that several copepod functions manifest a pattern of rhythmicity ... More


Dynamics of marine ecosystems: target species

Dian J. Gifford, Roger P. Harris, Stewart M. McKinnell, William T. Peterson, and Michael A. St. John

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Because of GLOBEC's focus on population dynamics, species‐level research is central to the programme, and most field, retrospective and modeling studies were directed at target species defined on the ... More


Genus Heterostylites Sars 1920

Taisoo Park

in Taxonomy and Distribution of the Calanoid Copepod Family Heterorhabdidae

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098428
eISBN:
9780520916029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098428.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the genus Heterostylites and differentiates it from Disseta and Mesorhabdus specifying distinct features in the antennular segment, the exopodal and endopodal segments, the ... More


All’s Well That Ends Wells: Dracunculus medinensis

Dickson D. Despommier and William C. Campbell

in People, Parasites, and Plowshares: Learning From Our Body's Most Terrifying Invaders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161947
eISBN:
9780231535267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161947.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on the proliferation and infection of Dracunculus medinensis in the body of its host. Dracunculus medinensis or Guinea worm is a nematode that causes dracunculiasis. The ... More


Parasitic Crustaceans

Barbara F. Nowak, Melissa B. Martin, and Sebastián Boltaña

in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Volume 9

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190865627
eISBN:
9780197517406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865627.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter provides a brief overview of crustacean parasites that infect commercially important fish and shellfish. Crustaceans are a diverse group of arthropods, with over 60,000 species that are ... More


Crustacea: Copepoda

Marianne Wooton and Claudia Castellani

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the taxonomy of copepods. Copepods are small aquatic crustaceans and are considered to be one of the most abundant and diverse multi-cellular organisms on earth. Populating a ... More


Appendage Diversity and Modes of Locomotion: Swimming at Intermediate Reynolds Numbers

Jeannette Yen

in Functional Morphology and Diversity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398038
eISBN:
9780190267780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398038.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This contribution provides an overview of morphological adaptations found in copepods and other small crustaceans that swim in the water column. At their size (predominantly <1 to 10 mm), the ... 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 dynamic biological framework ... More


Geography, Learning, and Convergence

Andrew S. Cohen

in Manufacturing Culture: The Institutional Geography of Industrial Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233824
eISBN:
9780191916496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233824.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Biological processes form the basis for a rich source of information for paleolimnologists. Populations of organisms are sensitive to variations in their external environment, and this sensitivity ... More


The Biological Environment of Lakes

Andrew S. Cohen

in Paleolimnology: The History and Evolution of Lake Systems

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195133530
eISBN:
9780197561577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195133530.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

Biological processes form the basis for a rich source of information for paleolimnologists. Populations of organisms are sensitive to variations in their external environment, and this sensitivity ... More


The Soft-Sediment Benthos in the Ecosystem

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

in Ecology of Marine Sediments: From Science to Management

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198569015
eISBN:
9780191916717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198569015.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The benthos does not, of course, live in isolation from other parts of the ecosystem. Here we consider the roles that the benthos plays in the system and how the complex interactions that are found ... More


Animal–plant interactions

M. Anwar Maun

in The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198570356
eISBN:
9780191916731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198570356.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Population dynamics of plant species of coastal sand dunes is influenced directly, both above and below the soil surface, by a wide variety of organisms. Plants serve as sources of carbon and ... More


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