Integument, Pigments, and Hormonal Processes

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Volume 9: Integument, Pigments and Hormonal Processes

Editor-in-Chiefs: Dorothy Bliss
Series Volume Editors: Linda Mantel
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121064099
eBook ISBN: 9780323139229
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th March 1985
Page Count: 550
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Table of Contents


List of Contributors


General Preface


General Acknowledgments


Preface to Volume 9


Acknowledgments to Volume 9


Classification of the Decapoda


Contents of Previous Volumes


1. Dynamics of the Integument


I. Introduction


II. Histology and Fine Structure


III. Molecular Structure


IV. Determining the Stages of the Intermolt Cycle


V. Functions of the Epidermis


VI. The Tegumental Glands


VII. The Egg Cuticle


VIII. Summary and Conclusions


References


2. Molting and Regeneration


I. Introduction


II. Stages of the Molt Cycle


III. Terminal Anecdysis


IV. "On" and "Off" Stimuli to Molting


V. X-Organ Sinus Gland Complex


VI. Y-Organs


VII. Mandibular Organs


VIII. Studies on Y-Organs and Mandibular Organs in Same Species


IX. Cephalic Glands


X. Titers of Ecdysteroids during Molt Cycle


XI. Effects of Exogenous Ecdysteroids


XII. Regeneration


XIII. Multiple Limb Loss and Intensive Regeneration


XIV. Multiple Limb Autotomy and Y-Organs


XV. Conclusions and Questions


References


3. Reproduction and Its Control


I. Introduction


II. Physiology of Reproduction


III. Factors Influencing Reproduction


IV. Conclusions


References


4. Sexual Differentiation


I. Introduction


II. Segregation of the Germinal Line and Formation of the Genital Rudiments


III. Morphological Sexual Differentiation in Malacostracans


IV. Control of Sexual Differentiation in Malacostracans


V. Hermaphroditism in Malacostracans


VI. Conclusions



Description

The Biology of Crustacea is a comprehensive treatise, which should become the standard reference in its field. Incorporating the contributions of a distinguished international group of scientists, it encompasses the significant findings - including methods - in three general areas of crustacean research: systematics, morphology, evolution, and the fossil record; physiology, ecology, and behaviour; applied biology, including fisheries, mariculture, and pathology. The state-of-the-art presentations provide both background information and vital perspective. The complete set, and the individual volumes, will be of value to zoologists, marine biologists, fisheries biologists, physiologists, ecologists, environmentalists, endocrinologists, anatomists, neurobiologists, and paleontologists.


Details

No. of pages:
550
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1985
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323139229
Hardcover ISBN:
9780121064099

About the Editor-in-Chiefs

Dorothy Bliss Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

The American Museum of Natural History, New York, U.S.A.

About the Series Volume Editors

Linda Mantel Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

City College of the City University of New York and The American Museum of Natural History, New York, U.S.A.