On the Comparative Ecological and Evolutionary Significance of Total and Mass‐Specific Rates of Metabolism

@article{McNab1999OnTC,
  title={On the Comparative Ecological and Evolutionary Significance of Total and Mass‐Specific Rates of Metabolism},
  author={B. McNab},
  journal={Physiological and Biochemical Zoology},
  year={1999},
  volume={72},
  pages={642 - 644}
}
  • B. McNab
  • Published 1999
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
  • Energy expenditure is widely used in the study of ecological phenomena, in evolutionary theory, and as a subject of interest in its own right. Many analyses of physiological and ecological phenomena have depended on a correlation with body mass that is parallel to the correlation of rate of metabolism with body mass. Therefore, our understanding of these phenomena has often depended on our analysis of the correlation of rate of metabolism with body mass. Because total rates of metabolism are… CONTINUE READING
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