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The American Horseshoe Crab

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Taal / Language : English

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Preface ix
Prologue 1(4)
Robert B. Barlow
Synchronies in Migration: Shorebirds, Horseshoe Crabs, and Delaware Bay
5(28)
Mark L. Botton
Brian A. Harrington
Nellie Tsipoura
David Mizrahi
Research Note 1.1 Physiological Ecology of Shorebirds during Migration through the Delaware Bay Area
27(3)
Research Note 1.2 The Importance of Weather Systems and Energy Reserves to Migrating Semipalmated Sandpipers
30(3)
Nesting Behavior: A Shoreline Phenomenon
33(17)
H. Jane Brockmann
Exhibit 2.1 Questions about Behavior
48(1)
Exhibit 2.2 Decision Making in Animals
48(1)
Exhibit 2.3 Studying Behavioral Adaptations
49(1)
Male Competition and Satellite Behavior
50(33)
H. Jane Brockmann
Exhibit 3.1 Language and Explanation in Behavior
79(1)
Exhibit 3.2 The Process of Fertilization
79(2)
Exhibit 3.3 Paternity Analysis in Horseshoe Crabs
81(2)
Seeing at Night and Finding Mates: The Role of Vision
83(20)
Robert B. Barlow
Maureen K. Powers
Growing Up Takes about Ten Years and Eighteen Stages
103(30)
Carl N. Shuster Jr.
Koichi Sekiguchi
Exhibit 5.1 Paths Taken: How the Authors Got Started
131(2)
Horseshoe Crabs in a Food Web: Who Eats Whom?
133(56)
Mark L. Botton
Carl N. Shuster Jr.
John A. Keinath
Research Note 6.1 Predation of Horseshoe Crabs by Loggerhead Sea Turtles
152(32)
A History of Skeletal Structure: Clues to Relationships among Species
154
Carl N. Shuster Jr.
Lyall I. Anderson
Exhibit 7.1 Horseshoe Crab Look-Alikes
184(1)
Exhibit 7.2 What Are Horseshoe Crabs?
185(4)
Throughout Geologic Time: Where Have They Lived?
189(35)
Lyall I. Anderson
Carl N. Shuster, Jr.
Coping with Environmental Changes: Physiological Challenges
224(21)
David W. Towle
Raymond P. Henry
Exhibit 9.1 Cell Volume Regulation or Blood Ion Regulation?
241(1)
Exhibit 9.2 Epithelial Cell Structure and Function
242(1)
Exhibit 9.3 Hemocyanin, the Oxygen-Carrying Protein
243(1)
Exhibit 9.4 Glossary of Terms
243(2)
Diseases and Symbionts: Vulnerability Despite Tough Shells
245(31)
Louis Leibovitz
Gregory A. Lewbart
Exhibit 10.1 Dr. Louis Leibovitz
270(1)
Exhibit 10.2 How to Study a Disease
270(2)
Exhibit 10.3 Pathological and Biological Terminology
272(1)
Exhibit 10.4 A Key to the Identification of Diseases of Limulus
273(1)
Exhibit 10.5 Maintaining Limulus in Captivity
274(2)
A Blue Blood: The Circulatory System
276(12)
Carl N. Shuster, Jr.
Internal Defense against Pathogenic Invasion: The Immune System
288(22)
Peter B. Armstrong
Exhibit 12.1 Glossary
306(4)
Clotting Cells and Limulus Amebocyte Lysate: An Amazing Analytical Tool
310(31)
Jack Levin
H. Donald Hochstein
Thomas J. Novitsky
King Crab Fertilizer: A Once-Thriving Delaware Bay Industry
341(17)
Carl N. Shuster, Jr.
Horseshoe Crab Conservation: A Coast-Wide Management Plan
358(23)
Carl N. Shuster Jr.
Mark L. Botton
Robert E. Loveland
Authors and Contributors 381(2)
References 383(36)
Acknowledgments 419(2)
Index 421
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Hardback
472 pagina's
Januari 2004
1228 gram
244 x 214 x 39 mm
Harvard University Press us


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