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Advances in Invertebrate (Neuro)Endocrinology: A Collection of Reviews in the Post-Genomic Era Volume 1: Phyla Other Than Anthropoda

1st Edition

Saber Saleuddin, Angela B. Lange, Ian Orchard
February 20, 2020

Advances in Invertebrate (Neuro)Endocrinology: A Collection of Reviews in the Post-Genomic Era (2-volume set) provides an informative series of reviews from expert scientists who are at the forefront of their research into the endocrinology of invertebrates. These two volumes are timely and...

Advances in Invertebrate (Neuro)Endocrinology: A Collection of Reviews in the Post-Genomic Era, Volume 2: Arthropoda

1st Edition

Saber Saleuddin, Angela B. Lange, Ian Orchard
February 20, 2020

Advances in Invertebrate (Neuro)Endocrinology: A Collection of Reviews in the Post-Genomic Era (2-volume set) provides an informative series of reviews from expert scientists who are at the forefront of their research into the endocrinology of invertebrates. These two volumes are timely and...

Reproduction and Development in Platyhelminthes

1st Edition

T. J. Pandian
January 22, 2020

This book is a comprehensive elucidation on aspects of reproduction and development in platyhelminthes covering from acoelids to taeniids. With the unique presence of neoblasts, turbellarians serve as a model for studies on cancer and senescence. Of ~ 27,000 species, ~ 77% are parasites; they are...

Red Snapper Biology in a Changing World

1st Edition

Stephen T. Szedlmayer, Stephen A. Bortone
December 05, 2019

Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus, is an important commercial and recreational fish species and there has been much interest in maintaining its status among a variety of scientific, social and economic levels. Stocks are influenced by varying environmental conditions, changing fishing effort and...

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 1

1st Edition

Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, Juliet Mary Ponder
November 12, 2019

Molluscs comprise the second largest phylum of animals (after arthropods), occurring in virtually all habitats. Some are commercially important, a few are pests and some carry diseases, while many non-marine molluscs are threatened by human impacts which have resulted in more extinctions than all...

Aeglidae: Life History and Conservation Status of Unique Freshwater Anomuran Decapods

1st Edition

Sandro Santos, Sergio Luiz de Siqueira Bueno
October 04, 2019

Aeglidae focuses on these unique crustaceans who are endemic to South America. The book is the first to summarize the diverse aspects of the Aeglidae, whose taxonomic features and phylogenetic relationships, evolutionary history and biogeographical background, biological characteristics, and...

The Origin of Snakes: Morphology and the Fossil Record

1st Edition

Michael Wayne Caldwell
August 03, 2019

This book presents perspectives on the past and present state of the understanding of snake origins. It reviews and critiques data and ideas from paleontology and neontology (herpetology), as well as ideas from morphological and molecular phylogenetics. The author reviews the anatomy and morphology...

The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution

1st Edition

Peter H. Rhys Evans
July 29, 2019

Why are humans so fond of water? Why is our skin colour so variable? Why aren’t we hairy like our close ape relatives? A savannah scenario of human evolution has been widely accepted primarily due to fossil evidence; and fossils do not offer insight into these questions. Other alternative...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life: Echinoderms

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Sheba Rani Nakka David
June 04, 2019

The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical echinoderms. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines. All reported echinoderm species producing secondary metabolites are dealt with. Previously known only as nutritional invertebrates,&...

Revival: Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds (1991)

1st Edition

Ronald R. Scheline
May 23, 2019

Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds provides an extensive survey of how mammals metabolize compounds found in higher plants. Information about these compounds is important to researchers in pharmacology, toxicology, medical and natural products chemistry, and food sciences....

The Biology of Sole

1st Edition

José A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo Mañanós-Sánchez, F. Javier Sánchez-Vázquez
May 09, 2019

This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea senegalensis and S. solea). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: A. general fisheries, aquaculture and...

The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

1st Edition

Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig
May 03, 2019

The 40 or so species of beach-loving plovers (genus Charadrius) comprise a diverse group of shorebirds found around the world. Most of these species are challenged by changing climates and other human-related development activities, yet they provide key insights into basic ecological and...

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