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Biogeography and adaptation

patterns of marine life

by Geerat J. Vermeij

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biogeography.,
  • Adaptation (Biology),
  • Marine biology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeerat J. Vermeij.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH84 .V47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 332 p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717122M
    ISBN 100674073754
    LC Control Number78003722

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    Biogeography and adaptation of Notothenioid fish: Hemoglobin function and globin–gene evolution Guido di Priscoa, Joseph T. Eastmanb, Daniela Giordanoa, Elio Parisia, Cinzia Verdea,⁎ a Institute of Protein Biochemistry, CNR, Via Pietro Castellino , I Naples, Italy b Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio , USA. Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution. The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern forms.

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This book is a good and clever review of morphological adaptations in some marine organisms given in the biogeographical context. Being a student of freshwater fauna, I have read it with great interest. It gives both description and explanation (in Darwinian manner) of some intriguing patterns of variation in marine animals and plant (kelps and Cited by: Biogeography and Adaptation Patterns of Marine Life.

Geerat J. Vermeij. Add to Cart Product Details. PAPERBACK. $ • £ • € ISBN Publication Date: 01/01/ Short. pages. /8 x /4 inches.

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1 Biogeography: the nature of the subject, its history and its applications 1 Introduction 1 An introduction to plants, animals and other organisms 3 A history of biogeography 6 Ecology and biogeography 14 Applications of biogeography 15 Last frontiers for human exploration 20 Structure of the book 21 References Biogeography and Adaptation: Patterns of Marine Life This book is a good and clever review of morphological adaptations in some marine organisms given in the biogeographical context.

Being a student of freshwater fauna, I have read it with great interest. It gives both description and explanation (in Darwinian manner) of some intriguing. The driving forces of natural selection leave their traces in the shapes of living creatures and their patterns of distribution. In this thoughtful and wide-ranging discussion of evolutionary process and adaptive response, Geerat Vermeij elucidates the general principles that underlie the great diversity of marine forms found in the world's great : This book is a biogeography of diseases, culture, and historical development.

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It studies all aspects of the adaptations of an organism to its environment, systematically considering the origins, migrations and associations of living things. Biogeography and Adaptation (Paperback) Patterns of Marine Life. By Geerat J.

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