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The Reproductive Biology of the Chelonia

Out of Print

Series: Zoophysiology Volume: 38

By: Gerald Kuchling

223 pages, 87 figs, 3 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #89372 | ISBN: 3540630139
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Presents a comparative view of chelonian reproduction and discusses ecophysiological implications for their captive breeding.


Phylogeny; methods to study reproduction in chelonians; gonadal cycles and gamete production; reproductive behaviour; reproductive cycles and environment; control of reproduction; hormones and reproduction; eggs and embryonic development; reproductive patterns and life history; threats, reproduction and conservation.

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