Poikilotherms

Animals which have a body temperature which is largely controlled by external factors of the environment.
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2005
2005
The mechanisms dictating upper limits to animal body size are not well understood. We have analysed body length data for the… (More)
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2004
2004
The effects of temperature on compound action potential velocities in peripheral nerves from antarctic fishes and invertebrates… (More)
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2002
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2002
Food web magnification of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) was determined for the Barents Sea food web using 615N as a… (More)
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2001
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2001
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and stable isotopes of nitrogen (delta 15N) were measured in zooplankton (6 species), a… (More)
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1996
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1996
Whereas temperature and humidity are critical variables affecting physiology, behavior, and evolution, the genetic and neuronal… (More)
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1993
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1993
There is increasing evidence for variation in rates of nucleotide substitution among divergent taxonomic groups. Here, we… (More)
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1978
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1978
Patterns in life history phenomena may be demonstrated by examining wide ranges of body weight. Positive relationships exist… (More)
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1969
1969
AT physiological substrate concentrations, the rates of enzymatic reactions of poikilotherms may be highly independent of… (More)
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1966
1966
In the course of collecting freshwater fish both in a tropical region (Malaysia) and in a temperate region (Canada), I was struck… (More)
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1966
1966
MOST terrestrial and intertidal poikilotherms are subjected to wide and relatively rapid fluctuations in environmental… (More)
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