A Photographic Guide to Sea Fishes of Southern Africa by Rudy van der Elst, Dennis King

By Rudy van der Elst, Dennis King

Книга представляет собой краткой информационный определитель обычных морских рыб региона. Для 268 видов рыб приводятся сведения по внешнему облику, наиболее заметным особенностям, питанию и местам размножения, дополненные полноцветными фотографиями и картами распространения.
Доп. информация: Файл является рипом с сайта Google Books. Этим определяется отсутствие некоторых страниц (до 20% от общего числа) и невысокое разрешение сканирования (около a hundred dpi).
Образец страницы
Мои раздачи биологических определителей, справочников, учебных пособий и монографийБудьте добры, нажмите на кнопку Сказать "Спасибо"!

Show description

Read or Download A Photographic Guide to Sea Fishes of Southern Africa PDF

Best zoology books

Crap Taxidermy

A funny examine what occurs while taxidermy is going extraordinarily incorrect, via the founding father of the hit site crappytaxidermy. com.

A comfy toad having fun with a smoke and a brew. A cat with eerily versatile entrance legs. A smiling lion with receding gums. no matter if you decide to snigger or draw back at those spectacularly undesirable makes an attempt at taxidermy, you won't manage to tear your eyes clear of the curiosities within. This quantity brings jointly some of the best of the worst (along with a DIY "Stuff your individual Mouse" lesson through an Insect Preparator from the yankee Museum of ordinary History), showcasing the main perverse but imaginitive anatomical reconstructions of the animal state you'll ever see.

Animal Communication Networks

Summarizing learn development and clients within the swiftly increasing zone of animal conversation networks, this ebook differs from different works on animal verbal exchange since it covers a number of animal teams and kinds of sign. It additionally highlights learn on the interface with different disciplines (for instance, psychology and body structure) and is meant for researchers within the box, complex scholars and high-level undergraduates.

101 Things You Don't Know About Science and No One Else Does Either

James Trefil takes the reader on an exhilarating journey around the borders of present medical knowledge-from astronomy to genetics, from info know-how to cosmology, the good contested questions that preoccupy researchers this day and may turn into headlines the next day to come. In based, witty three-page summations, Dr.

Allgemeine Zoologie: Bau und Funktion tierischer Organismen

Ein wallisisches Sprichwort sagt: "Der Mensch, der keine Fehler macht, macht auch nichts Gescheites. " In einer solchen Lage befindet sich heute der Autor eines wissenschaftlichen Buches. Es ist unmoglich, nach dem Prinzip einer Enzyklopiidie moglichst umfassend zu berich ten. Immer mug eine gezielte Auswahl getroffen werden, die natiirlich Anlag zur Kritik gibt.

Extra info for A Photographic Guide to Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Example text

The transplanted liver never functions satisfactorily, and within hours, the patient’s name is placed back on the waiting list for a second transplant. No new liver becomes available, and he dies the following day. The four brief clinical histories outlined above are typical of many patients on organ transplant waiting lists throughout the Western world. Kidney patients wait seemingly forever, lung patients cling to life for months or years, some not surviving long enough to obtain the ‘‘gift of life,’’ and heart and liver patients may die rapidly because of the inadequacy of donor supply.

The mythological chimera, whose name has come to describe a human patient or animal in which native and donor cells survive together. ) of a thermolabile adhesive). 2), lamassu, griffon, hippocamp, and cockatrice, as well as creatures such as satyrs, centaurs, and mermaids, were clearly a combination of structures derived from several different species—in other words, they provided highly successful examples of xenotransplantation. Indeed, the chimera’s name has been utilized in medical and scientific circles to describe an animal whose body consists of its own cells and cells from a donor.

3). Approximately 11 patients die in the United States every day while awaiting an organ—more than 4,000 per year, or 5% of those waiting for an organ. This figure has more than doubled in the past 10 years. For patients awaiting a heart and lungs, the percentage who die rises to above 15%. For those with a rapidly deteriorating heart or liver, of course, the mortality rate is much higher. Complicating the situation is the fact that some lung transplant surgeons believe that once a patient’s disease has advanced so far that he or she can be kept alive only by a mechanical ventilator that pumps oxygen in and out of his or her lungs through a tube passed through the nose or mouth, the risks involved in lung transplantation have become too high to be acceptable.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 10 votes