Barnacle Biology

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Alan J. Southward
CRC Press, Jun 1, 1987 - Science - 496 pages
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This text gives an overview of almost all aspects of barnacle biology covering advances made since Charles Darwin to the present day.
 

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Contents

Barnacle palaeontology
43
The burrowing barnacles Acrothoracica
63
A natural selection approach
89
A retrospective review
105
Cirral activity of barnacles
135
The cirripede circulatory system and its evolution
175
Table of contents
191
The giant muscle cells of barnacles
213
Composition structure and growth
267
Excretion in barnacles
287
Structure and function in balanomorph larvae
307
Larvae of lepadomorph barnacles
329
Settlement patterns and competition for space
363
A review 19531984
377
Heavy metals in barnacles
405
Barnacle fouling and its prevention
419

Lipid biochemistry of barnacles
227
Endocrinology of cirripedes
249

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