11 edition of Functional anatomy of marine mammals. found in the catalog.
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Countercurrent heat exchange. Marine mammals can reduce heat loss through vascular adaptations, such as countercurrent heat exchange (CCHE; Pabst et al. ).These arteriovenous structures trap heat in the core of the body by transferring thermal energy from warm arteries to cool veins (Scholander, ).One of the most characteristic features of the Cited by: Whales, dolphins, and porpoises belong to the group of marine mammals called cetaceans. Cetaceans can be further broken down into odontocetes, the toothed whales, dolphins and porpoises, and mysticetes which include the large baleen whales. Below you will find links to explore the normal anatomy of a representive odontocete, the harbor porpoise (Phocoeena . The urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. The most striking difference between the urinary system of marine mammals and that of most terrestrial animals is that marine mammals have reniculated kidneys.
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Functional anatomy of marine mammals. by Richard John Harrison. Published by Academic Press in London, New York. Written in English. Buchbesprechung R. Harrison (Editor): Functional Anatomy of Marine Mammals. Volume 1. London and New York: Academic Press Ł This chapter summarizes the functional anatomy and physiology of the integumentary and sensory systems of marine mammals.
The review of the integumentary system includes description of components of the system (i.e., skin, hair, glands, vibrissae, and claws). Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : A.
Cave. The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition gives a call to action for scientists to experiment with new endeavors to engage and inspire current and future generations to care for marine mammals and the marine environment, and work together to find solutions.
As the most trusted reference for marine mammal conservation medicine and for marine mammal medical facilities around the world, this book /5(7).
Marine mammal ecology. Marine mammals represent a variety of ecological roles, including herbivores (manatees), filter feeders (baleen whales), and top predators (killer whales).Mammals evolved on land around million years ago. Each taxonomic marine mammal group evolved from a different group of land mammals, whose ancestors separately ventured back into the.
Current scientific projects focus on the neuroanatomy, and physiology of the auditory system in amphibians, rodents, and particularly toothed whales.
InDr. Huggenberger organized a marine mammal morphology workshop in Stralsund (Germany) which was the intellectual starting line of this book on The Anatomy of Dolphins.
The comprehensive compilation of information includes medicine, surgery, pathology, physiology, husbandry, feeding and housing, with special attention to strandings and rehabilitation.
The CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition is still a must for anyone interested in marine mammals/5(5). Marine mammals are well adapted for life in water though they differ in the degree to which they are adapted to this habitat.
The eyes, nose, ears, and limbs of marine mammals have changed in association with their ability to live in a variety of aquatic environments, which include saltwater, brackish water, and freshwater. Many marine mammals are capable of prolonged and deep.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Functional Anatomy Of Marine Mammals. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Functional anatomy of marine mammals. London ; New York: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The Marine Mammal Anatomy and Pathology Library (MMAPL) is a resource for high quality images, information, and training tools describing normal anatomy and species specific pathologies of marine mammals.
MMAPL was developed for the marine mammal stranding community, the larger marine mammal research community, veterinarians, pathologists, and. Helmut Oelschläger () is a senior lecturer, senior scientist and professor in human anatomy.
After studying biology and chemistry in Tübingen (Germany) he made his Ph.D. and habilitation in Frankfurt am Main. He received several scientific awards and organized two marine mammal workshops (Kyoto and Tokyo/5(7).
This special issue of the Anatomical Record explores many of the anatomical adaptations exhibited by aquatic mammals that enable life in the water. Anatomical observations on a range of fossil and living marine and freshwater mammals are presented, including sirenians (manatees and dugongs), cetaceans (both baleen whales and toothed whales, Cited by: Marine mammals1 have streamlined body shapes, hypertrophied axial musculoskeletal systems, and thick fatty layers that are morphological features, which.
Marine Mammal Physiology: Requisites for Ocean Living is the first textbook focused on how marine mammals live in the sea from a physiological point of view.
It explores the essential aspects of what makes a marine mammal different from terrestrial mammals, beyond just. This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals.
The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions 5/5(3). CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, 3rd Edition. by Frances M.D. Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman March For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal.
In the transition to an aquatic lifestyle, most marine mammals evolved a flipper by encasing the forelimb in soft tissue. Most living marine mammals have a flipper, and flipper shape and the morphology of the underlying bony structures greatly affect the function of marine mammal forelimbs.
Previous chapter in book Next chapter in book. The Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals, Third Edition covers the ecology, behavior, conservation, evolution, form and function of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, otters and polar edition provides new content on anthropogenic concerns, latest information on emerging threats such as ocean noise, and impacts of climate Book Edition: 3.
In: Harrison RJ (ed) Functional anatomy of marine mammals, vol 3. Academic Press, London, pp – Google Scholar Loomis JM, Lederman SJ () Tactual by: 6. Whereas cetaceans and sirenians are nearly hairless, fur seals, sea lions, seals, polar bears, and otters have a rich pelages.
The hair coat can have a variety of function, but in most marine mammals it serves in buoyancy regulation and thermal insulation.
Sea otters have the densest fur of any mammal, with approximatelyhairs/cm by: Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.
Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals, and this text continues that tradition of. The reproductive physiology of marine mammals is an extremely diverse topic; yet the small amount of information that has been collected has come.
In marine mammals, one of the first noticeable differences during a necropsy is the dark red color of the muscles compared with terrestrial animals. Digestive System The digestive system of marine mammals consists of the mouth, esophagus, stomach.
Marine mammals are a diverse group of mammals that rely on the ocean for their existence. All mammals share at least three physical characteristics; hair, three ear bones (incus, malleus, and stapes) and the ability to produce milk.
Below one will find skull replicas of marine mammals. The Rise of Marine Mammals also describes exciting breakthroughs that rely on new techniques of study, including 3-D imaging, and molecular, finite element, and morphometric analyses, which have enhanced scientists’ understanding of everything from the anatomy of fetal whales to the genes behind limb loss in cetaceans.
Mammalogists. The purpose of this study is to clarify the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) as a complete aquatic species, based on its unique hindlimb morphology and functional us investigators have morphologically described the muscles and skeleton of E.
lutris appendages [2, 15,16,17], but there have been no comparative morphological studies between E. lutris and other closely Cited by: 2. Further, in addition to the animals’ sensitivity to these various modalities marine mammals are also endowed with the cognitive capacities to make use of this sensory information to represent their environment and the events within : Herbert L.
Roitblat. Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of marine mammals. [William F Perrin; Bernd G Würsig; J G M Thewissen;] -- Describes every marine mammal species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, including a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals.
The book also includes information on marine toxicants and their possible effects on marine mammals. Scientific advances in the study of marine mammals such as whales, seals, manatees, otters, polar bears, and dolphins have increased exponentially in recent decades, yet few books have fully surveyed the biology of this group.
A revised third edition of this bestselling textbook. It contains a unique blend of text, colour photographs, imaging and diagrams describing the gross systematic and topographical anatomy of domestic mammals.
Throughout the book the authors focus on anatomical relationships to clinical conditions and where appropriate, to microscopic anatomy, histology, embryology and /5(7). Berta and Sumich have succeeded yet again in creating superior marine reading. This book is a succinct yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals.
The first edition, considered the leading text in the field, is required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals.4/5(2). Spoor, F., and Thewissen, J. Comparative and functional anatomy of balance in aquatic mammals In “ Sensory Evolution on D.
Marine mammal sensory sys-tems. In “ Biology of Marine tion available on sexual dimorphism varies widely across marine mammal species.
We know quite a lot about a few species File Size: KB. About this book. The third edition of the Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals covers the ecology, behaviour, conservation, evolution, form and function of whales, dolphins, seals, sea lions, manatees, dugongs, otters and polar edition provides new content on anthropogenic concerns, the latest information on emerging threats such as ocean noise, and impacts of.
Elephant seals, weighing up to kilograms, are not only the largest seals but among the most impressive of all marine mammals. Brought to the brink of extinction by nineteenth-century hunters, the northern species has achieved a recovery that is unmatched by any other marine vertebrate.
Elephant seals are capable of tolerating remarkable physiological extremes of. The reniculate kidney is a multilobed kidney found in marine and aquatic mammals such as pinnipeds (seals, sea lions and walruses) and cetaceans (dolphins and whales) but absent in terrestrial mammals except bears.
Kidneys of this morphology have increased surface area for removing toxins from the body more efficiently than a non-lobed kidney. The reniculate. Marine Mammals of the World. Systematics and Distribution () By Dale W. Rice This is the standard for taxonomic usage in Marine Mammal Science and a must for every serious marine mammal scientist’s library shelf or pdf collection.
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Field Studies of Marine Mammals,To accomplish this, marine mammals as a group have increased blood volume, increased number of red blood cells, increased hemoglobin, and increased myoglobin in their muscles.
All of these elements help them store extra oxygen in their bodies which can be used during a dive.