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Chemoreception in marine organisms

P T. Grant

Chemoreception in marine organisms

by P T. Grant

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


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Statementedited by P.T. Grant and A.M. Mackie.
ContributionsMackie, A M.
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Open LibraryOL16703498M

Determination of effects of the environment on physiology and adaptation, especially the mechanisms regulating gene expression at the molecular level. Elucidation of metabolic pathways in marine organisms that lead to the synthesis and degradation of secondary metabolites and contaminants.. Investigation of the role of chemical signals in the marine environment, including their chemical nature.   Marine biosphere is the largest one of the earth and harbors an enormous number of different organisms. Living conditions differ fundamentally from those in terrestrial environment. The production of specific secondary metabolites is an important adaption mechanism of marine organisms to survive in the by:

Biology and Systematics of Colonial Organisms edited by G. Larwood Department of Geology. University of Durham. England and B. R. Rosen Department of Palaeontology. British Museum. London. England June , x+ pp.. £ x Coloniality is a very loosely used word in biology and if it is used precisely it generally hasFile Size: KB.   ScienceDirect is an index to journal articles and book chapters from more than 2, peer-reviewed journals and more t books published by Elsevier, it's partner publishing units and other publishers, such as Cell : Rene Tanner.

The maJonty of the chapters in this volume are structured to include a balance between literature review, original data, and synthesis. The research approaches taken by the authors are generallyof two kinds. One centers on the long-term, in-depth study of a single species in which many aspects of. @article{osti_, title = {Petroleum effects on neural systems in marine organisms. Progress report, 1 August April }, author = {}, abstractNote = {Progress is reported in the following areas: (1) petroleum effects on chemosensory systems in the kelp crab, Pugettia producta, and the California spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus; (2) chemosensory bradycardia in the spiny.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chemoreception in marine organisms. London ; New York: Academic Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Chemoreception in Marine Organisms by Grant, P.T.

(Patrick Thomas) ; Mackie, A.M. (eds.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Chemoreception in Marine Organisms - AbeBooks. Chemoreception in marine organisms Hardcover – January 1, by Patrick Thomas Grant (Editor), Alexander Milne Mackie (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ Format: Hardcover. Chemoreception - Chemoreception - Chemoreception in different organisms: Many microorganisms are known to remain in favourable chemical environments and to disperse away from unfavourable environments.

This implies that microorganisms have a chemical sense, but, because they are so small, they are unable to detect chemical gradients by simultaneous comparison of the chemical.

Karen Koy, Roy E. Plotnick, in Trace Fossils, RESOURCE DETECTION. Nearly all mobile benthic organisms detect food chemically.

Chemoreception can either be contact, in which the food is in direct physical contact with the organism, or distant, in which the detected molecules (odorants) are water distant chemoreception, the strength of the chemical signal detected should depend.

Atema, J., Bylan, D. Jacobsen, S. and Todd, J. () The importance of chemical signals in stimulating behavior of marine organisms: effects of altered environmental chemistry on animal by: 5.

& Mackie, A.Chemoreception in marine organisms / edited by P. Grant and A. Mackie Academic Press London ; New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template Chemoreception in marine organisms book for further citation fields that may be required. Chemoreception.

The ability of organisms to detect changes in the chemical composition of their exterior or interior environment. It is a characteristic of every living cell, from the single-celled bacteria and protozoa to the most complex multicellular organisms.

Chemoreception that leads to movement of a cell or organism is known as chemotaxis. For example, a simple motile bacterium responds by swimming toward food molecules released by a decomposing organism.

In this example of chemoattraction, the bacterium follows an increasing concentration of food molecules to their source. Marine biologists, ecologists, environmentalists, biologists, zoologists, and researchers will find the book a good source of insight into the topic.

Show less Pollution and Physiology of Marine Organisms is a compendium of papers presented at the symposium on the effects of pollution on the physiological ecology of estuarine and coastal water. Marine larval ecology is the study of the factors influencing dispersing larvae, which many marine invertebrates and fishes have.

Marine animals with a larva typically release many larvae into the water column, where the larvae develop before metamorphosing into adults. Marine larvae can disperse over long distances, although determining the actual distance is challenging, because of their.

Purchase Pollution and Physiology of Marine Organisms - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. from book Fish Chemoreception effective stimuli for taste receptors of various freshwater and marine fishes specific to chemoreception in aquatic organisms, see Kleerekoper (), Mackie.

Chemoreception - Chemoreception - Specialized chemosensory structures: Many invertebrates have chemoreceptor cells contained in discrete structures called sensilla that are located on the outside of the body.

Each sensillum consists of one or a small number of receptor cells together with accessory cells derived from the epidermis. These accessory cells produce a fluid (analogous to vertebrate. Inthe Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus () published a book describing his system of classification, which is the grouping of organisms according to similarities in structure.

The science of classification that developed from this work is called taxonomy. The reasons marine organisms capture and consume plastics are assumed either to be related to visual or tactile misidentification, or to be a result of flavoring by organic compounds on plastic.

Every organism is surrounded by chemicals and each has the means to extract information from this chemical environment and to respond appropriately.

This process, chemoreception, underlies the sensory processes of taste and smell in vertebrates and invertebrates, and of Chemotaxis and chemokinesis in unicellular by: 3. ing a hypothesis-testing and experimental approach, this book explores the phenomena of biological rhythms and clocks in coastal, estuarine and open sea organisms in an ecological context.

The last major synthesis of our knowledge about fish chemoreception, Chemoreception in Fishes, was published ten years ago (Elsevier, Amsterdam, ). In that volume four aspects of fish chemoreception, Le. morphology of the peripheral chemoreceptors. primary sensory processes, roles in behaviour, and its interactions with environment, were 5/5(1).

Marine life, or sea life or ocean life, is the plants, animals and other organisms that live in the salt water of the sea or ocean, or the brackish water of coastal a fundamental level, marine life affects the nature of the planet. Marine organisms produce oxygen and sequester ines are in part shaped and protected by marine life, and some marine organisms even help Marine microorganisms: Viruses, Prokaryotes.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers presented at a symposium held in Georgetown, S.C., Nov., and sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine Biology and Coastal Research, University of South Carolina.Chemoreception definition is - the physiological reception of chemical stimuli.the farming of marine organisms, usually in estuaries, bays, or nearshore environments or in specially designed structures using circulating seawater marine energy resource any resource resulting from the direct extraction of energy from the heat or movement of ocean water.