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The Brains and Lives of Cephalopods

By: Marion Nixon and John Z Young

480 pages, 444 b/w illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Sep 2003 | #135399 | ISBN: 0198527616
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About this book

Coverage includes fully labelled illustrations of central nervous systems of more than 50 cephalopods, fully labelled illustrations of the sense organs, life histories and reproductive habits of many cephalopods, illustrations of many morphological features, systematic survey of the families of the class.


Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The Central Nervous System and Sensory Systems: an outline; 3. Nautilidae; 4. Spirulidae; 5. Sepiidae; 6. Sepiolidae; 7. Idiosepiidae; 8. Pickfordiateuthidae and Loliginidae; 9. Ctenopterygidae; 10. Enoploteuthid group; 11. Neoteuthidae; 12. Lycoteuthidae; 13. Histioteuthidae; 14. Bathyteuthidae; 15. Architeuthidae; 16. Ommastrephidae; 17. Onychoteuthidae; 18. Gonatidae; 19. Brachioteuthidae; 20. Lepidoteuthidae and Pholidoteuthidae; 21. Octopoteuthidae; 22. Thysanoteuthidae; 23. Cycloteuthidae; 24. The 'Chiroteuthid Lineage'; 25. Cranchiidae; 26. Vampyroteuthidae; 27. The Cirroctopodida; 28. Amphitretidae; 29. Bolitaenidae; 30. Vitreledonellidae; 31. Octopodidae; 32. Tremoctopodidae; 33. Argonautidae; 34. Alloposidae; 35. Ocythoidae; Appendix; References

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