Physiology of Cephalopod Molluscs: Lifestyle and Performance Adaptations
Hans O. Pörtner, Ron K. O'Dor, David L. Macmillan
Gordon and Breach, 1994 - Science - 214 pages
This book examines the characteristics in cephalopods that raise their lifestyle and performance, despite their basic molluscan physiology and biochemical design, to levels similar to those found in vertebrates. It also studies the means by which these higher levels are achieved.
42 pages matching "Physiology of Cephalopod Molluscs" in this book
Results 1-3 of 42
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
B U BUDELMANN
R BOUCHERRODONI and K MANGOLD
11 other sections not shown
acid-base active aerobic aerobic metabolism Agnisola amino acid ammonia ammonia excretion ammonium anaerobic animals aorta arterial behaviour Biochem Biol Bohr effect Boucher-Rodoni Brix Budelmann buoyancy cardiac cells cephalopod blood cephalopod haemocyanins cephalopods circulatory coleoids Comp contraction coronary flow cuttlefish cycle diet digestive domains energy fibres Figure fish function gills Gosline and Shadwick haemocyanin Haldane effects Hanlon Hochachka Houlihan Illex illecebrosus increase invertebrates jet pressure Johansen lipid lobe Loligo forbesi Loligo pealei Lond Lykkeboe Mangold Mangum mantle mantle cavity mantle muscle metabolic rates Miller mitochondria molluscan haemocyanins molluscs Nautilus Nautilus pompilius nutrient nutrition O'Dor octopine octopods Octopus vulgaris opalescens organs output oxygen binding oxygen consumption oxygen uptake perfused Physiol physiological Portner proline protein proton ratio receptor respiratory Root effect saturation Sepia officinalis sequences species squid Loligo statocyst structure studies subunit swimming systemic heart temperature tissue transport venous ventricular vertebrate volume Webber Young Zool