Survival and arm abscission are linked to regional heterothermy in an intertidal sea star

@article{Pincebourde2013SurvivalAA,
  title={Survival and arm abscission are linked to regional heterothermy in an intertidal sea star},
  author={Sylvain Pincebourde and Eric Sanford and Brian Helmuth},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={216},
  pages={2183 - 2191}
}
SUMMARY Body temperature is a more pertinent variable to physiological stress than ambient air temperature. Modeling and empirical studies on the impacts of climate change on ectotherms usually assume that body temperature within organisms is uniform. However, many ectotherms show significant within-body temperature heterogeneity. The relationship between regional heterothermy and the response of ectotherms to sublethal and lethal conditions remains underexplored. We quantified within-body… 
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