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Comparisons and connections

Peter Hogarth

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568704
eISBN:
9780191717536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568704.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter considers the interchanges between mangrove and seagrass habitats and their immediate surroundings. Topics discussed include the distinctiveness of mangrove and seagrass communities, ... More


Building costs, optimal solutions, and trade-offs Building costs, optimal solutions, and trade-offs

Mike Hansell

in Animal Architecture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507529
eISBN:
9780191709838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507529.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Homes are for protection, so the benefit they provide may be measurable as some consequence of the failure to invest in protection. Costs may still readily be measured in terms of energy consumption ... More


Origins of metazoan body plans: the larval revolution

Rudolf A. Raff

in Animal Evolution: Genomes, Fossils, and Trees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199549429
eISBN:
9780191721601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549429.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

Bilaterian animal body plan origins are generally thought about in terms of adult forms. However, most animals have larvae with body plans, ontogenies, and ecologies distinct from their adults. The ... More


Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Yu-Feng Hsu

Ronald Carter and William Hayes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Heliodinids are tiny, brightly colored dayflying moths. This book proposes phylogenetic relationships among genera of Heliodinidae using parsimony and character compatibility, and describes and ... More


Emerging patterns in the regulation and evolution of marine invertebrate settlement and metamorphosis

Andreas Heyland, Sandie Degnan, and Adam M. Reitzel

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Life histories of many marine invertebrate groups are diverse and complex, yet frequently include a pelagic larval phase that must make a developmental, morphological, behavioural, and ecological ... More


Thyroidal regulation of life history transitions in fish

Richard G. Manzon

in Mechanisms of Life History Evolution: The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568765
eISBN:
9780191774591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568765.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Among fish one can describe a wide variety of different life history transitions ranging from the transition of fry to juvenile as the yolk sac is depleted, to the dramatic ‘true’ or first ... More


Development of the nervous system Development of the nervous system

Malcolm Burrows

in The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523444
eISBN:
9780191724411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523444.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

A functional nervous system must be laid down embryonically and be capable of producing adaptive movements in response to particular sensory stimuli as soon as the diminutive larval locust emerges ... More


Introduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This introductory chapter presents a description of the life history stages of fishes, from the egg/embryonic stage to the adult stage, focusing on the early parts of development and growth (early ... More


Development of Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter summarizes information on the development of fish eggs and larvae, and introduces juvenile development. The chapter focuses on the changes that occur as the eggs develop, hatch into ... More


Morphology

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on the morphology of adult and larval moths. The adult body framework consists of a hardened exoskeleton made up of a head, thorax, and abdomen. The head of an adult moth ... More


Biology

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses several factors in the climatic and biotic environment that influence the survival of Lepidoptera populations, and examines adult behavior such as feeding, mating, and female ... More


Larval Transport in the Coastal Zone: Biological and Physical Processes

Jesús Pineda and Nathalie Reyns (eds)

in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786962
eISBN:
9780191829086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786962.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Larval transport is fundamental to several ecological processes, yet it remains unresolved for the majority of systems. We define larval transport, and describe its components, namely, larval ... More


Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Bruce Miller

Sirpa Nummela (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The life cycles of fishes are complex and varied, and knowledge of the early life stages is important for understanding the biology, ecology, and evolution of fishes. This book bring together in a ... More


Moths of Western North America

Jerry Powell

Philip Myers (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Insects boast incredible diversity, and this book treats an important component of the western insect biota that has not been summarized before: moths and their plant relationships. There are about ... More


Fish Egg and Larval Identification and Systematics

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the diversity of eggs and larvae, where it is shown that fish eggs, and in most cases the larvae, are quite different in appearance from the adults, but nevertheless they have ... More


Ecology of Fish Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Ecology is the study of the relationships of plants and animals to their environment. This chapter begins by discussing the position of fish eggs and larvae in aquatic ecosystems. It then discusses ... More


Population Dynamics and Recruitment

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Population dynamics is the study of fluctuations in abundance of populations. It considers how much populations vary, and over what timescales, and seeks to find the causes of these variations. Much ... More


Phylogeography

MICHAEL N DAWSON, ROBIN S. WAPLES, and GIACOMO BERNARD

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/9780520246539.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Phylogeography seeks to explain the geographic distribution of genetic lineages. To the extent that organisms are products of their DNA, phylogeography also seeks to explain the distribution of ... More


Ditrysia, Nonapoditrysian Superfamilies

Jerry A. Powell and Paul A. Opler

in Moths of Western North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251977
eISBN:
9780520943773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251977.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on the Ditrysia, an evolutionary lineage that makes up 98% or more of the described species of living Lepidoptera. It describes the important characteristic of the six ... More


Materials and Methods

Yu-Feng Hsu and Jerry A. Powell

in Phylogenetic Relationships within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098473
eISBN:
9780520916067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098473.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This study examined more than 1,800 specimens of adult Heliodinidae and more than 200 larval and pupal specimens preserved in ethanol. The Essig Museum of Entomology at the University of ... More


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