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Seabird energetics

Author: G Causey Whittow; Hermann Rahn; American Physiological Society (1887- ). Comparative Physiology Section.
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seabird energetics.
New York : Plenum Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)767787235
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Causey Whittow; Hermann Rahn; American Physiological Society (1887- ). Comparative Physiology Section.
ISBN: 0306418193 9780306418198
OCLC Number: 11029893
Notes: "Based on the proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the Comparative Physiology Section of the American Physiological Society, held August 23-24, 1983, in Honolulu, Hawaii"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction.- 2. Egg formation.- 3. Energy cost of incubation to the parent bird.- 4. Parent-egg interactions: egg temperature and water loss.- 5. Eggs, yolk and embryonic growth rate.- 6. Caloric content and energetic budget of tropical seabird eggs.- 7. Metabolic responses of embryonic sea birds to temperature.- 8. Energetics of breeding Dark-rumped Petrels.- 9. Thermoregulation in adult seabirds.- 10. Energetics of free-ranging seabirds.- 11. Energetics of walking in penguins.- 12. Free-ranging energetics of penguins.- 13. Modelling the energy requirements of seabird populations.- 14. Impact of seabirds on marine resources, especially krill.- Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by G. Causey Whittow and Hermann Rahn.

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