ABSTRACT

The Biology of Lungfishes presents an up-to-date collection of reviews on some of the most important aspects of the life of lungfishes. The book draws on contributions from well-known experts with a long record of scientific work within their respective fields. The general natural history of the three genera of lungfishes, the fascinating fossil st

chapter 1|42 pages

Th e Fossil Record of Lungfi shes

ByJennifer A. Clack, Esther L. Sharp & John A. Long

chapter 2|18 pages

Phylogeny of Lungfi shes

ByZerina Johanson & Per E. Ahlberg

chapter 4|32 pages

Th e General Natural History of the African Lungfi shes

ByChrisestom M. Mlewa, John M. Green & Robert L. Dunbrack

chapter 6|20 pages

Early Head Development in the Australian Lungfi sh, Neoceratodus forsteri

ByRolf Ericsson, Jean Joss & Lennart Olsson

chapter 11|22 pages

Respiratory Adaptations in Lungfi sh Blood and Hemoglobin

ByRoy E. Weber & Frank Bo Jensen

chapter 12|36 pages

Lungfi sh Metabolism

ByJames S. Ballantyne & Natasha T. Frick

chapter 13|18 pages

Th e Lungfi sh Digestive System

ByMasoud Hassanpour & Jean Joss

chapter 14|10 pages

Th e Lungfi sh Urogenital System

ByJean Joss

chapter 15|24 pages

Th e Lungfi sh Endocrine System

ByJean Joss

chapter 16|54 pages

Th e Central Nervous System of Lungfi shes

ByR. Glenn Northcutt

chapter 17|30 pages

Vision in Lungfi sh

ByJustin Marshall, Shaun Collin, Nathan Hart & Helena Bailes

chapter 19|10 pages

Th e Inner Ear of Lungfi shes

ByJørgen Mørup Jørgensen & Arthur N. Popper

chapter 20|8 pages

Hearing in the African Lungfi sh, Protopterus annectens

ByJakob Christensen-Dalsgaard, Christian Brandt, Maria Wilson