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The presumption that organisms benefit from thermal acclimation has been widely debated in the literature. The ability to… Expand The thermal dependence of aerobic metabolic rate in air-breathing ectotherms indicates that an increase in temperature will… Expand Diving vertebrates are constrained by an aquatic existence because they carry a limited store of oxygen whilst submerged and must… Expand Theoretical models predict that modalities of prey detection depend upon foraging modes: ambush foragers will rely on visual cues… Expand Summary1.This study examines O2 and CO2 exchange and transport, energy production and the biochemical properties of blood and… Expand Filesnakes (Acrochordus arafurae) are large (to 2 m), heavy-bodied snakes of tropical Australia. Sexual dimorphism is evident in… Expand Summary1.The posterior sublingual gland of the little file snake (Acrochordus grnulatus) is a salt gland. It secretes a fluid as… Expand 1. 1. Salt-water crocodiles, Crocodylus porosus Schneider, were catheterized and Po2, Pco2, pH and lactate concentration… Expand