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Zooplankton: Sensory Ecology and Physiology

Edited By: PH Lenz, DK Hartline, JE Purcell and DL Macmillan

590 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs

Gordon & Breach

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #59376 | ISBN: 9056990225
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NHBS Price: £159.00 $194/€179 approx

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This is a major work of reference for researchers in plankton biology, physiology and behaviour which provides valuable insights into the larger scale ecological processes of biological productivity, community structure and population dynamics.


1. Chemosensory Ecology of Oyster Larvae: Benthic-Pelagic Coupling 2. Dynamic Response Properties of Broad Spectrum Olfactory Interneurons in the Crayfish Midbrain 3. Active Marine Predators: The Sensory World of Cephalopods 4. New Observations onthe Bioluminescence of the Pelagic Shrimp, Sergia Lucens 5. Compound Eyes and Ocular Pigments of Crustacean Larvae 6. Sensory Potential and Feeding in Rotifers: Structural and Behavioural Aspects of Diet Selections in Ciliated Zooplankton 7. MatingBehaviour of Dioithona Oculata in Swarms 8. The Escape Behaviour of Pleuromamma Xiphias in Response to a Quantifiable Fluid Mechanical Disturbance9. Optimal Swimming Behaviour of Zooplankton 10. Virtual Plankton: A Novel Approach to the Investigation of Aquatic Predator-Prey Interactions 11. Defensive Strategies in Planktonic Coelenterates 12. Sensory Ecology of Scyphomedusae 13. ChemosensoryPhenomena During Sexual Interactions in Gelatinous Zooplankton

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