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Title The physiology of polar fishes [electronic resource] / Edited by Anthony P. Farrell, John F. Steffensen
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, c2005
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 396 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Series Fish physiology ; 22
Fish physiology ; 22
Note The Arctic and Antarctic polar marine environments / Arthur L. DeVries and John F. Steffensen -- Systematics of polar fishes / Peter Rask Møller, Jorgen G. Nielsen, and M. Eric Anderson -- Metabolic biochemistry: its role in thermal tolerance and in the capacities of physiological and ecological function / H.O. Pörtner, M. Lucassen, and D. Storch -- Antifreeze proteins and organismal freezing avoidance in polar fishes / Arthur L. DeVires and C.-H. Christina Cheng -- Respiratory systems and metabolic rates / John F. Steffensen -- The circulatory system and its control / Michael Axelsson -- Blood-gas transport and hemoglobin function in polar fishes: does low temperature explain physiological characters? / R.M.G. Wells -- Antarctic fish skeletal muscle and locomotion / William Davison -- The nervous system / John MacDonald and John Montgomery
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fishes -- Adaptation -- Polar regions
Cold adaptation
Fishes -- Polar regions
Fishes -- physiology
Adaptation, Physiological
Cold Climate
Vissen (dierkunde) gtt
Fysiologische aspecten. gtt
Poissons -- Adaptation -- Régions polaires
Poissons -- Régions polaires
Adaptation au froid
Alt Author Farrell, Anthony Peter, 1952-
Steffensen, John F
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