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Eel Physiology

1st Edition

Edited by Francesca Trischitta, Yoshio Takei, Philippe Sebert

CRC Press

378 pages

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Description

Eel of the genus Anguilla is an extraordinary fish, which due to its particular life cycle has fascinated biologists and physiologists ever since the pioneering works of Homer H. Schmidt in the 1930s. The Eel has become an excellent model for various aspects of adaptive physiological research. Despite that, several books dealing with eel biology, a

Table of Contents

Advances in Eel Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology. The Swimbladder. Morpho-Functional Design of the Eel Heart. Sex Differences in Energy Metabolism. Sensory Systems. Intestinal Absorption of Salts and Wate. Endocrine Control of Osmoregulation. Regulation of Drinking. Renal Sulfate Regulation. Cell Volume Regulation in Eel Intestine. The Immune System. Stress Physiology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI039000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology