Anatomy of Dolphins. Insights Into Body Structure and - download pdf or read online

By Bruno Cozzi, Stefan Huggenberger, Helmut A Oelschläger

ISBN-10: 0124072291

ISBN-13: 9780124072299

ISBN-10: 0124076556

ISBN-13: 9780124076556

The Anatomy of Dolphins: Insights into physiology and Function is an actual, precise, totally illustrated, descriptive, and functionally orientated textual content at the anatomy and morphology of dolphins. It makes a speciality of a couple of delphinid species, with keynotes on very important dolphin-like genera, reminiscent of the harbor porpoise. It additionally serves as an invaluable supplement for increasing traits and emphases in molecular biology and genetics.

The authors proportion their life-long services on marine mammals in a number of disciplines. Written as a crew instead of being ready as a suite of separate contributions, the result's a uniform and finished sort, giving all of the diversified themes applicable area. Many colour figures, which use the authors’ entry to broad collections of precise dolphin and whale fabric, around out this unheard of supplying to the field.

  • Includes top quality illustrations, drawings, halftone paintings, photographic documentations, microphotos, and tables detailing dolphin anatomy, functionality, and morphology
  • Facilitates schooling and coaching of scholars of all uncomplicated learn and technologies devoted to marine biology and the therapy of marine mammals
  • Brings jointly the present wisdom and data in this subject, together with these in imprecise prior or non-English courses, or scattered briefly chapters in volumes
  • Covers a couple of delphinid species and serves as an invaluable supplement for increasing tendencies in molecular biology and genetics

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2008. Speed limits on swimming of fishes and cetaceans. J. R. Soc. Interface 5, 329–338. , 2014. Immunohistochemical localization of Toll-like receptor 2 in skin Langerhans’ cells of striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba). Tissue Cell 46, 113–121. , 1997. Locomotor design of dolphin vertebral columns: bending mechanics and morphology of Delphinus delphis. J. Exp. Biol. 200, 65–81. , 2012. Microvascular patterns in the blubber of shallow and deep diving odontocetes. J. Morphol. 273, 932–942. , 2008.

Human anatomical nomenclatures (Terminologia Anatomica, 1998, or TA) do not include this term, as a separate incisive bone does not exist in man. c. A few teeth (1–3) may be nested on the tip of the incisive bone (Rommel, 1990). However, there is no morphological feature that may justify their definition as incisive teeth. d. , 2010b) and may reflect an evolutionary trait linked to diving patterns. e. The Latin term refers to the presence of a sagittal crest in the ethmoid bone of terrestrial mammals (including man), that resembles a rooster comb.

The milk contains approximately 60–77% water, 10–30% fat, and 8–11% protein. The sugar content is very low, but the protein content is about twice as much as that of terrestrial mammals. 6 Female nipple of a bottlenose dolphin (between forceps) and genital slit below. 7 Nipple of a bottlenose dolphin representing the lactiferous duct (*). HE stain. Calves of dolphins are always suckled under water. Because the young lacks proper lips, it cannot grip the nipple firmly like the young of most terrestrial mammals.

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