The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume III by Jeanette Wyneken

By Jeanette Wyneken

Since the 1st quantity of The Biology of Sea Turtles was released in 1997, the sphere has grown and matured in methods few of the authors may have predicted—particularly within the components of body structure, habit, genetics, and wellbeing and fitness. Volume III offers well timed insurance of rising components in addition to the combination of methods and data that didn't exist even a decade in the past. The publication assembles the major specialists in each one subject to supply the main up to date and entire e-book on sea turtles on hand at the present time.

New parts coated contain in vivo imaging of constitution, spatial distributions of marine turtles at sea, epibiosis, imprinting, parasitology, and climatic results. lifestyles heritage is explored in 3 chapters overlaying age selection, predator-prey interactions, and mortality from bycatch.

The Biology of Sea Turtles, quantity III will motivate scientists and scholars to discover and extend their figuring out of those interesting animals. The ebook presents transparent baseline summaries, considerate syntheses, and potent presentation of the main primary subject matters spanning shape and serve as, wellbeing and fitness, distributions, habit, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Its scope and intensity make it the definitive go-to reference within the field.

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2). , 2007). , 1990, 1992), but greatly vary depending on what measure of metabolic rate is used in the denominator. , 2007). , ˙ O2 based on dive times and lung capacities to 2005). Bradshaw et al. 1 min. As seen with diving birds and mammals, cases in which dive duration exceeds the cADL have been documented for leatherback turtles. , 2008); these dive durations are well in excess of the maximum cADL estimate of 70 min for this species. Without measurements of blood lactate, it is difficult to assess the degree to which turtles resorted to anaerobic metabolism during these extended dives.

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