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Barnacle Bonding: Morphology Of Attachment Of Xenobalanus Globicipitis To Its Host Tursiops Truncatus, Mark Pugliese, Stefanie Boettger, Frank Fish Oct 2014

Barnacle Bonding: Morphology Of Attachment Of Xenobalanus Globicipitis To Its Host Tursiops Truncatus, Mark Pugliese, Stefanie Boettger, Frank Fish

Frank E. Fish

No abstract provided.


Morphology And Microanatomy Of Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena Phocoena ) Dorsal Fin Tubercles, Carly Ginter, S. Boettger, Frank Fish Oct 2014

Morphology And Microanatomy Of Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena Phocoena ) Dorsal Fin Tubercles, Carly Ginter, S. Boettger, Frank Fish

Frank E. Fish

No abstract provided.


Morphology And Microanatomy Of Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena Phocoena ) Dorsal Fin Tubercles, Carly Ginter, S. Boettger, Frank Fish Oct 2014

Morphology And Microanatomy Of Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena Phocoena ) Dorsal Fin Tubercles, Carly Ginter, S. Boettger, Frank Fish

S. Anne Boettger

No abstract provided.


Barnacle Bonding: Morphology Of Attachment Of Xenobalanus Globicipitis To Its Host Tursiops Truncatus, Mark Pugliese, Stefanie Boettger, Frank Fish Oct 2014

Barnacle Bonding: Morphology Of Attachment Of Xenobalanus Globicipitis To Its Host Tursiops Truncatus, Mark Pugliese, Stefanie Boettger, Frank Fish

S. Anne Boettger

No abstract provided.


The First Molecular Phylogeny Of Buthidae (Scorpiones), Victor Fet, Benjamin Gantenbein, Alexander Gromov, Graeme Lowe, Wilson Lourenço Jan 2014

The First Molecular Phylogeny Of Buthidae (Scorpiones), Victor Fet, Benjamin Gantenbein, Alexander Gromov, Graeme Lowe, Wilson Lourenço

Victor Fet

The first partial phylogeny of family Buthidae (17 genera) is presented, based on molecular data (16S rRNA mitochondrial DNA). The strong support for a monophyletic Old World group of 13 genera (mainly Palearctic desert forms) is demonstrated, while representative genera from Madagascar (Grosphus) and Southeast Asia (Lychas) group outside, as well as New World genera Centruroides and Rhopalurus. A very strong support is observed for the first time for three groups of Old World genera: (a) Compsobuthus, Mesobuthus, Liobuthus, Kraepelinia; (b) Hottentotta, Buthacus; (c) Orthochirus, Anomalobuthus. Phylogenetic hypotheses are discussed.


Etudes On Iurids, V. Further Revision Of Iurus Thorell, 1876 (Scorpiones: Iuridae), With A Description Of A New Genus And Two New Species, Michael Soleglad, Victor Fet, František Kovařík, Ersen Yağmur Jan 2014

Etudes On Iurids, V. Further Revision Of Iurus Thorell, 1876 (Scorpiones: Iuridae), With A Description Of A New Genus And Two New Species, Michael Soleglad, Victor Fet, František Kovařík, Ersen Yağmur

Victor Fet

Iurus populations from the Aegean area are studied, including the Greek islands of Crete, Karpathos, Kythira, Rhodes, and Samos. A new genus, Protoiurus gen. nov., and two new species, Protoiurus rhodiensis sp. nov. and P. stathiae sp. nov., are described. The two genera, Iurus and Protoiurus, are diagnosed by their hemispermatophore structure; a cladistic analysis based on this structure is presented. Genus Iurus Thorell, 1876 includes three species: I. dekanum, I. dufoureius, and I. kinzelbachi; genus Protoiurus includes five species: P. asiaticus comb. nov., P. kadleci comb. nov., P. kraepelini comb. nov., P. rhodiensis sp. nov., and P. stathiae sp ...


The Cretaceous Scorpion Genus, Archaeobuthus, Revisited (Scorpiones: Archaeobuthidae), Chris Baptista, Jorge Santiago-Blay, Victor Fet, Michael Soleglad Jan 2014

The Cretaceous Scorpion Genus, Archaeobuthus, Revisited (Scorpiones: Archaeobuthidae), Chris Baptista, Jorge Santiago-Blay, Victor Fet, Michael Soleglad

Victor Fet

No abstract provided.


Determining Winter Flounder Spawning Sites In Two Connecticut Estuaries, Eric Schultz, Jose Pereira, Peter Auster Jan 2014

Determining Winter Flounder Spawning Sites In Two Connecticut Estuaries, Eric Schultz, Jose Pereira, Peter Auster

Jose J Pereira

Winter flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) come inshore during the late winter and early spring to lay their eggs in shallow bays and estuaries along the coast. Unlike most fish eggs, which are buoyant, these eggs are demersal and sink to the seafloor. This makes them vulnerable to burial from various types of natural and human caused disturbances (e.g., storms, mobile fishing gear, maintenance dredging). Our objective was to map spawning areas in two harbors and search for generalities among these sites that would allow us to predict where winter flounder might spawn in other areas. This would allow managers to ...


Species Distribution Modelling Using Bioclimatic Variables To Determine The Impacts Of A Changing Climate On The Western Ringtail Possum (Pseudocheirus Occidentals; Pseudocheiridae), Shaun Molloy, Robert Davis, Eddie Van Etten Dec 2013

Species Distribution Modelling Using Bioclimatic Variables To Determine The Impacts Of A Changing Climate On The Western Ringtail Possum (Pseudocheirus Occidentals; Pseudocheiridae), Shaun Molloy, Robert Davis, Eddie Van Etten

Shaun W Molloy Dr

The ngwayir (western ringtail possum Pseudocheirus occidentalis) is an arboreal species endemic to south-western Australia. The range and population of this species have been significantly reduced through multiple anthropogenic impacts. Classified as vulnerable, the ngwayir is highly susceptible to extremes of temperature and reduced water intake. Ngwayir distribution was determined using three different species distribution models using ngwayir presence records related to a set of 19 bioclimatic variables derived fromhistorical climate data, overlaid with 2050 climate change scenarios.MaxEnt was used to identify core habitat and demonstrate how this habitat may be impacted. A supplementary modelling exercise was also conducted ...