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Predation in organisms : a distinct phenomenon

Author: Ashraf M T Elewa
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In general, predation is widespread not only in wildlife but also in marine environments where big fishes eat small fishes and other organisms of the sea. This book considers predation in organisms  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ashraf M T Elewa
ISBN: 9783540460442 3540460446
OCLC Number: 76809223
Description: xiv, 311 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to predation in organisms / Ashraf M.T. Elewa --
Predation due to changes in the environment : ostracod provinciality at the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum in North and West Africa and the Middle East / Ashraf M.T. Elewa --
Predation on Miocene ostracods of Wadi Um Ashtan, Mersa Matruh, Western Desert, Egypt / Ashraf M.T. Elewa --
Ostracod carnivory through time / I. Wilkinson [and others] --
Trophic relationships in crustacean decapods of a river with a floodplain / P. Collins, V. Williner and F. Giri --
The role of predation in shaping biological communities, with particular emphasis to insects / Panos P. Petrakis and Anastasios Legakis --
Biological control of mosquito populations : an applied aspect of pest control by means of natural enemies / Anna Samanidou-Voyadjoglou, Vassilios Roussis and Panos V. Petrakis --
A case for cannibalism : confamilial and conspecific predation by naticid gastropods, Cretaceous through Pleistocene of the United States Coastal Plain / Patricia H. Kelly and Thor A. Hansen --
On models for the dynamics of predator-prey interaction / Richard A. Reyment --
Evolutionary consequences of predation : avoidance, escape, reproduction, and diversification / R. Brian Langerhans --
Predation impacts and management strategies for wildlife protection / Michael J. Bodenchuk and David J. Hayes --
Invasive predators : a synthesis of the past, present, and futire / William C. Pitt and Gary W. Wilmer --
Predator-prey interaction of Brazilian Cretaceous toothed pterosaurs : a case example / André J. Veldmeijer, Marco Signore and Enrico Bucci.
Responsibility: Ashraf M.T. Elewa, editor.
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