The Ecology & Behavior of Amphibians

The Ecology & Behavior of Amphibians

eBook - 2007
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"Synthesizing seventy years of research on amphibian biology, herpetologist Kentwood D. Wells addresses all major areas of inquiry, including phylogeny, classification, and morphology; aspects of physiological ecology such as water and temperature relations, respiration, metabolism, and energetics; movements and orientation; communication and social behavior; reproduction and parental care; ecology and behavior of amphibian larvae and ecological aspects of metamorphosis; ecological impact of predation on amphibian populations and antipredator defenses; and aspects of amphibian community ecology. With an eye towards modern concerns, The Ecology and Behavior of Amphibians also includes a chapter devoted to amphibian conservation."--Jacket.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 1148 pages) : illustrations, maps

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