Editat de Melanie J. Cosgrove, Sophie A. Roe
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 16 mar 2012
This book presents current research in the study of the anatomy, ecology and conservation of turtles. Topics discussed in this compilation include the accumulation and tissue distribution of metals and other elements in sea turtles across the globe as bioindicators of marine pollution; the pathological findings and causes of mortality of sea turtles in the Canary Islands; the painted turtle as a model of natural anoxia tolerance; the evolutionary history of turtles and responses of freshwater turtles to drought.
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ISBN-13: 9781614705543
ISBN-10: 1614705542
Pagini: 222
Ilustrații: Illustrations
Dimensiuni: 161 x 237 x 17 mm
Greutate: 0.45 kg
Editura: Nova Science Publishers Inc


Preface; Accumulation & Tissue Distribution of Metals & Other Elements in Sea Turtles from All over the World; Anthropogenic Causes of Mortality of Sea Turtles in the Canary Islands: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Conservation of Endangered Sea Turtles; The Painted Turtle as a Model of Natural Anoxia Tolerance: Role of the Neurotransmitter GABA; An Overview of the Threatened Phylogenetic Diversity of Living Testudines Based on a Review of the Complex Evolutionary History of Turtles; Responses of Freshwater Turtles to Drought: The Past, Present & Implications for Future Climate Change in Australia; Index.