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The mangrove community: marine components

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/9780198568704.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the marine components of mangroves. Mangroves provide marine organisms with both a physical environment and nutrients. Pneumatophores and prop roots greatly expand the surface ... More


Seagrass communities

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/9780198568704.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the composition of seagrass communities. Seagrass communities comprise epiphytes and sessile epifauna growing on seagrass leaves and rhizomes, as well as more mobile animals, ... More


Photoperiodism in Mollusks

Hideharu Numata and Hiroko Udaka

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/9780195335903.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on photoperiodism in gastropods, particularly terrestrial and freshwater species in the order Pulmonata, in which photoperiodism has been intensively examined. It also suggests ... More


Primary consumers: herbivores and detritivores

Donald S. McLusky and Michael Elliott

in The Estuarine Ecosystem: Ecology, Threats and Management

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525080
eISBN:
9780191728198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525080.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the productivity of the important primary consumer trophic level, considering first the macrofaunal mud dwellers, which are mostly infaunal deposit feeders, but which may make ... More


Into the Lake—Deep

Peter Thomson

in Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195170511
eISBN:
9780197562208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170511.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Dress warmly, hold your breath, and take a dive . . . You pierce the surface of Baikal at a soft angle and slip like the low rays of the high-latitude sun ... More


A novel occluding junction forms the blood–brain barrier in cephalopod molluscs

Magnus Bundgaard, N. Joan Abbott, and Nancy J. Lane

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/9780198547907.003.0308
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Cephalopod molluscs such as octopus, squid, and cuttlefish are among the most advanced invertebrates known, with large brains and highly developed sensory and motor capabilities. This chapter reviews ... More


Swimming in the mollusc Clione limacina based on wing flapping

G. N. Orlovsky, T. G. Deliagina, and S. Grillner

in Neuronal Control of Locomotion: From Mollusc to Man

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524052
eISBN:
9780191724497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524052.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter focuses on the sea angel Clione limacina, a marine mollusc and its importance for examining all components of the locomotor control system at the network and cellular levels. An adult ... More


Other forms of locomotion in molluscs

G. N. Orlovsky, T. G. Deliagina, and S. Grillner

in Neuronal Control of Locomotion: From Mollusc to Man

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524052
eISBN:
9780191724497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524052.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter focuses on the other forms of locomotion, such as crawling and swimming, in molluscs. In most species of gastropod molluscs, crawling is the main form of locomotion. However, in addition ... More


On Trilobites, Shells, and Bugs

Marcelo Sánchez

in Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Biological Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271937
eISBN:
9780520952300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271937.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The previous chapters mostly considered the evolution of vertebrate animals. There are many more living species of groups of animals other than vertebrates, and surely the same is true for extinct ... More


Before the Stone Age Existed

Anne O'Connor

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199215478
eISBN:
9780191917394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215478.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

What is the difference between temptation and geological time? The one is a wile of the devil and the other is a devil of a while. (Dawkins to Hughes, 17 March 1870: ... More


Swanscombe: A Standard Stone-Age Sequence for Britain?

Anne O'Connor

in Finding Time for the Old Stone Age: A History of Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Geology in Britain, 1860-1960

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199215478
eISBN:
9780191917394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215478.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

In the early twentieth century, Palaeolithic research seemed to be flourishing on the Continent. Commont was carrying out groundbreaking work in the Somme, and rich ... More


Paleontological Context

Michel Laurin

in How Vertebrates Left the Water

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter presents a brief survey of the appearance and evolution of various taxa in continental habitats, first discussing the evolutionary history of terrestrial plants, arthropods, mollusks, ... More


The Early Cambrian Radiation of Mollusca

Pavel Yu. Parkhaev

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the radiation of the Mollusca during the early Cambrian period. It provides a brief history of the study of ancient molluscs and their systematic interpretation, describes major ... 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 ... More


Functional diversity of benthic assemblages

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/9780198569015.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Now that we have discussed how assemblages of marine soft sediments are structured, we need to consider functional aspects. There are a few main interrelationships ... More


Physiological effects of ocean acidification on animal calcifiers

Inna M. Sokolova, Omera B. Matoo, Gary H. Dickinson, and Elia Beniash

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews the current state of knowledge about the diversity in physiological responses (including energy metabolism, acid–base balance, and biomineralization) to ocean acidification (OA) ... More


Pheromones mediating sex and dominance in aquatic animals

Thomas Breithaupt and Jörg D. Hardege

in Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199583096
eISBN:
9780191810091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583096.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews the current knowledge on pheromones of aquatic animals. Pheromones are chemical signals used for communication within a species. It has been found that species from many ... More


SPIRALIA (LOPHOTROCHOZOA)

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Spiralia (Lophotrochozoa) is a clade consisting of five phyla or groups of phyla whose interrelationships have proved difficult to resolve: Schizocoelia, Platyhelminthes, Gastrotricha, ... More


Phylum Mollusca

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Mollusca is comprised of approximately 200,000 described living species, making it one of the largest animal phyla, and consists of eight living classes that are predominantly marine, with gastropods ... More


The 2010 Cumberland River Survey Emergency Survey and Archaic Shell Site Composition in the Western Middle Cumberland River Valley

Tanya M. Peres and Aaron Deter-Wolf

in The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400837
eISBN:
9781683400721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400837.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Over three days beginning in the early morning of May 1, 2010, heavy storms caused severe flooding and riverbank erosion along portions of the Cumberland River throughout Middle Tennessee. That event ... More


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