By Bruno Cozzi, Stefan Huggenberger, Helmut A Oelschläger
The Anatomy of Dolphins: Insights into physiology and Function is an actual, special, absolutely illustrated, descriptive, and functionally orientated textual content at the anatomy and morphology of dolphins. It specializes in a couple of delphinid species, with keynotes on vital dolphin-like genera, reminiscent of the harbor porpoise. It additionally serves as an invaluable supplement for increasing tendencies and emphases in molecular biology and genetics.
The authors percentage their life-long services on marine mammals in quite a few disciplines. Written as a group instead of being ready as a suite of separate contributions, the result's a uniform and entire kind, giving all the assorted subject matters acceptable area. Many colour figures, which use the authors’ entry to huge collections of specific dolphin and whale fabric, around out this unparalleled supplying to the field.
- Includes top quality illustrations, drawings, halftone paintings, photographic documentations, microphotos, and tables detailing dolphin anatomy, functionality, and morphology
- Facilitates schooling and coaching of scholars of all simple study and technologies devoted to marine biology and the therapy of marine mammals
- Brings jointly the present wisdom and knowledge in this subject, together with these in imprecise previous or non-English courses, or scattered in brief chapters in volumes
- Covers a couple of delphinid species and serves as an invaluable supplement for increasing tendencies in molecular biology and genetics
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7). Male dolphins are known to have rudimentary nipples and slits at about the same position as females; cranial of the anal aperture. Cetacean mammary glands are elongate, narrow, and flat epithelial organs that extend in the subcutaneous connective tissue. They extend from a little posterior of the umbilicus to slightly anterior to the anus. During lactation they are swollen so that slight protrusions are visible externally. 8). The terminal duct is distended close to the nipple. Histological criteria for lactation are well-developed alveoli, epithelium in different stages of secretion, little interalveolar connective tissue, no lencocytes, few and inactive macrophages, and the absence of corpora amylacea.
Anatomy of Dolphins. Insights Into Body Structure and Function by Bruno Cozzi, Stefan Huggenberger, Helmut A Oelschläger