Physiology Of Elasmobranch Fishes: Internal Processes

Hardcover | November 16, 2015

byRobert E. ShadwickEditorAnthony P. Farrell, Colin J. Brauner

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Fish Physiology: Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes, Volume 34B is a useful reference for fish physiologists, biologists, ecologists, and conservation biologists. Following an increase in research on elasmobranchs due to the plight of sharks in today's oceans, this volume compares elasmobranchs to other groups of fish, highlights areas of interest for future research, and offers perspective on future problems. Covering measurements and lab-and-field based studies of large pelagic sharks, this volume is a natural addition to the renowned Fish Physiology series. Provides needed comprehensive content on the physiology of elasmobranchs Offers a systems approach between structure and interaction with the environment and internal physiology Contains contributions by leading experts in their respective fields, under the guidance of internationally recognized and highly respected editors Highlights areas of interest for future research, including perspective on future problems

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Fish Physiology: Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes, Volume 34B is a useful reference for fish physiologists, biologists, ecologists, and conservation biologists. Following an increase in research on elasmobranchs due to the plight of sharks in today's oceans, this volume compares elasmobranchs to other groups of fish, highlights areas ...

Tony Farrell is a graduate of Bath University, where he was fortunate to study with Peter Lutz. His fortunes grew further when he moved in 1974 to Canada and the Zoology Department at the University of British Columbia to complete his Ph.D. degree under the superb tutelage of Dave Randall. In 2004, Tony returned to UBC when he accepted...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:580 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 16, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes Vol 34 B: Internal Physiology

1. Elasmobranch Cardiovascular System

Richard W. Brill and N. Chin Lai

2. Control of Breathing in Elasmobranchs

William K. Milsom and Edwin W. Taylor

3. Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport in Elasmobranchs

Phillip R. Morrison, Kathleen M. Gilmour, and Colin J. Brauner

4. Organic Osmolytes in Elasmobranchs

Paul H. Yancey

5. Regulation of ions, acid-base and nitrogenous wastes in Elasmobranchs

Patricia A. Wright and Chris M. Wood

6. Feeding and Digestion in Elasmobranchs: Tying Diet and Physiology Together.

Carol Bucking

7. Metabolism of Elasmobranchs (Jaws II)

J.S. Ballantyne

8. Endocrine Systems in Elasmobranchs

W. Gary Anderson