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By Paul J. Ponganis

ISBN-10: 0521765552

ISBN-13: 9780521765558

Analysing the physiological variations of marine mammals and seabirds, this ebook presents a complete evaluation of what permits those species to beat the demanding situations of diving to intensity on a unmarried breath of air. via comparative stories of texts on diving body structure and behavior from the final seventy-five years, Ponganis combines this examine into one succinct quantity. Investigating the diving functionality of marine mammals and seabirds, this publication illustrates how physiological strategies to severe hypoxia and strain are appropriate to the development of our realizing of easy mobile techniques and human pathologies. This ebook underscores the biomedical and ecological relevance of the anatomical, physiological and molecular/biophysical diversifications of those animals to permit extra examine during this region. a tremendous source for college students and researchers, this article not just offers a vital assessment of modern examine within the box, yet will stimulate additional study into the behaviour and body structure of diving.

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