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Order Sirenia (organism)

Known as: Sirenia 
An order of heavy-bodied, slow-moving, completely aquatic, herbivorous mammals. The body is fusiform, plump, and hairless, except for bristles on the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Let There Be Mammals The timing of the evolution and radiation of placental mammals and their most recent common ancestor has… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Seagrasses, marine flowering plants, are widely distributed along temperate and tropical coastlines of the world. Seagrasses have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Corneal avascularity—the absence of blood vessels in the cornea—is required for optical clarity and optimal vision, and has led… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The purpose of this data set was to compile body mass information for all mammals on Earth so that we could investigate the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The purpose of this data set was to compile general life history characteristics for a variety of mammalian species in order to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The strict orthology of mitochondrial (mt) coding sequences has promoted their use in phylogenetic analyses at different levels… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Several animals mitigate the fundamental conflict between sleep and wakefulness by engaging in unihemispheric sleep, a unique… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We concatenated sequences for four mitochondrial genes (12S rRNA, tRNA valine, 16S rRNA, cytochrome b) and four nuclear genes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Until a few decades ago, phylogenetic relationships among placental orders were ambiguous and usually depicted to radiate as an… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Data on linear sperm dimensions in mammals are presented. There is information on a total of 284 species, representing 6.2% of… Expand
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