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Global diversity and ecological function of parasites of euphausiids.

Gomez-Gutierrez, Jaime. Kawaguchi, So. Morales-Avila, Jose Raul. Morales-Avila, Raul.
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(2017)  | 9783319410531 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 208pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This volume critically reviews all previously published work of parasites that interact with krill (order Euphausiacea) updating misconceptions and summarizing the diversity of epibionts, ectoparasites, mesoparasites and endoparasites that interact with these crustaceans. As far as we know, there is...

Photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of bonobos : with notes on the weight, attachments, variations, and innervation of the muscles and comparisons with common chimpanzees and humans.

Arias-Martorell, Julia. de, Paz Felix J. Diogo, Rui. Pastor, Juan F. Potau, Josep Maria.
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(2017)  | 9783319541051 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 262pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Chimpanzees, including bonobos and common chimpanzees, are our closest living relatives. However, surprisingly, the information about the soft tissues of bonobos is very scarce, making it difficult to discuss and understand human evolution. This book, which is the first photographic and descriptive...

Genetic resources of neotropical fishes.

Hallerman, Eric. Hilsdorf, Alexandre W. S.
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(2017)  | 9783319558363 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 258pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The aim of this book is to systematize and discuss population genetic studies of freshwater fish in a region that harbors the greatest diversity of species among all inland water ecosystems. This volume explores the genetic evaluation for a number of orders, families and species of Neotropical...

History of human genetics : important discoveries and global perspectives.

Doetz, Susanne. Harper, Peter. Petermann, Heike.
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(2017)  | 9783319517827 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 576pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Introduction Heike I. Petermann, Peter S. Harper, and Susanne DoetzPart I Workshops on the History of Human GeneticsThe International Workshops on Genetics, Medicine and History:An Overview, 2003–2015Peter S. Harper and Heike I. PetermannPart II Beginning of Human GeneticsAncestral Concepts of...

Basics of animal communication : interaction, signalling and sensemaking in the animal kingdom.

Martinelli, Dario.
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(2017)  | 9781443881708 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"This volume represents a short, yet systematic introduction to the topic of "animal communication", in a way that blends natural sciences and humanities into a multidisciplinary approach. It is structured in a way that allows students and teachers in this field to employ it as a useful pedagogical...

Brain development in drosophila melanogaster.

Technau, Gerhard Martin.
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(2017)  | 9781493950898 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiii, 160pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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CONTENTS 1. The Development of the Drosophila Larval Brain Volker Hartenstein, Shana Spindler, Wayne Pereanu and Siaumin Fung Abstract Synopsis of the Phases and Elements of Drosophila Brain Development Progenitors of the Drosophila Brain: Neuroblasts and Ganglion Mother Cells The Generic Cell Types...

One More Warbler: A Life with Birds

Emanuel, Victor. Walsh, S. Kirk.
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(2017)  | 9781477312384 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Victor Emanuel is widely considered one of America's leading birders. He hasobserved more than six thousand species during travels that have taken him toevery continent. He founded the largest company in the world specializing inbirding tours and one of the most respected ones in ecotourism. Emanuel...

Advances in Zoology Research, Volume 3.

Jenkins, Owen P.
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(2017)  | 9781619424319 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book
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This book presents a comprehensive review of various biological and ecological studies in animal science, including their embryology, evolution, classification, habitats and distribution. Topics discussed herein include the social environment on the mating behaviour in teleost fishes; genetics of serum...

Crustaceans : physiological characteristics, evolution and conservation strategies.

Alvarado, VĂ­ctor.
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(2017)  | 9781634848909 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 111pp
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Crustaceans are key organisms in aquatic ecosystems. Today crustaceans of Ponto-Caspian origin have become important faunal constituents in many European water bodies, including the Baltic Sea. In this book, Chapter One reviews the causes, consequences and prospects of Pont-Caspian crustaceans in the...

Is Birdsong Music?: Outback Encounters with an Australian Songbird

Taylor, Hollis. Kitcher, Philip.
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(2017)  | 9780253026200 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 150.95 (inc. GST), AUD 137.23 (ex. GST),
How and when does music become possible? Is it a matter of biology, or culture,or an interaction between the two? Revolutionizing the way we think about thecore values of music and human exceptionalism, Hollis Taylor takes us on anoutback road trip to meet the Australian pied butcherbird. Recognized...

Is Birdsong Music?: Outback Encounters with an Australian Songbird

Taylor, Hollis. Kitcher, Philip.
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(2017)  | 9780253026668 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2017
AUD 72.95 (inc. GST), AUD 66.32 (ex. GST),
How and when does music become possible? Is it a matter of biology, or culture,or an interaction between the two? Revolutionizing the way we think about thecore values of music and human exceptionalism, Hollis Taylor takes us on anoutback road trip to meet the Australian pied butcherbird. Recognized...

Wolf Conflicts: A Sociological Study

Figari, Helene. Krange, Olve. Skogen, Ketil.
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(2017)  | 9781785334207 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 226pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 212.95 (inc. GST), AUD 193.59 (ex. GST),
Wolf populations have recently made a comeback in Northern Europe and NorthAmerica. These large carnivores can cause predictable conflicts by preying onlivestock, and competing with hunters for game. But their arrivals often becomedeeply embedded in more general societal tensions, which arise alongsideprocesses...

Finding shelter : portraits of love, healing, and survival.

Freidin, Jesse.
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(2017)  | 9781493025091 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
AUD 35.95 (inc. GST), AUD 32.68 (ex. GST),
The healing, beauty, and joy of the animal shelter systemWithout volunteers, our nation's animal shelter system simply would not exist. Volunteers speak for those that cannot speak, pick up the pieces for abandoned animals that have been let down by previous owners or unfortunate circumstances, and...

Seashells of new england : a beachcomber's guide.

Sept, J. Duane.
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(2017)  | 9781493027897 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
AUD 22.95 (inc. GST), AUD 20.86 (ex. GST),
Identify just about any seashell found on New England beaches, from southern Connecticut to northern Maine. Beautiful illustrations and straightforward descriptive text help readers identify 70 different seashells, and learn a little bit about them--most likely anything a reader wants to identify will...

Domestic Dog Cognition and Behavior: The Scientific Study of Canis familiaris

Horowitz, Alexandra.
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(2017)  | 9783662512753 | Springer | pbk. | 1,  | book | 274pp | Availability last checked: 24/6/2017
AUD 328.95 (inc. GST), AUD 299.05 (ex. GST),
This book highlights the state of the field in the new, provocative line of research into the cognition and behavior of the domestic dog. Eleven chapters from leading researchers describe innovative methods from comparative psychology, ethology and behavioral biology, which are combined to create a...

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Is Birdsong Music?: Outback Encounters with an Australian Songbird

Taylor, Hollis. Kitcher, Philip.
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(2017)  | 9780253026200 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 150.95 (inc. GST), AUD 137.23 (ex. GST),
How and when does music become possible? Is it a matter of biology, or culture,or an interaction between the two? Revolutionizing the way we think about thecore values of music and human exceptionalism, Hollis Taylor takes us on anoutback road trip to meet the Australian pied butcherbird. Recognized...

Is Birdsong Music?: Outback Encounters with an Australian Songbird

Taylor, Hollis. Kitcher, Philip.
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(2017)  | 9780253026668 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 364pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2017
AUD 72.95 (inc. GST), AUD 66.32 (ex. GST),
How and when does music become possible? Is it a matter of biology, or culture,or an interaction between the two? Revolutionizing the way we think about thecore values of music and human exceptionalism, Hollis Taylor takes us on anoutback road trip to meet the Australian pied butcherbird. Recognized...

 

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