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Echinoderms
Present and Past



ISBN 9789061910770
Published May 31, 1980 by CRC Press
480 Pages

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Book Description

This book is an outcome of the European colloquium on Echinoderms held at Brussels in 1979. It is divided into three major sections: paleontology, skeletal structures, and systematics and zoogeography. The book is useful for zoologists, scientists in zoology, and academics.

Table of Contents

Paleontology 1. The Saleniinae in time and space 2. La collection d'oursins fossiles du Museum de Grenoble (Echinoidea) 3. Constructional morphology of the stems of Pentacrinitidae, and mode of life of Seirocrinus 4. A new Mitrate from the Lower/Middle Devonian, and evolutionary reconstruction of Carpoid Echinoderms 5. The phylogenetic connection between Echinoderms and Chordates 6. An alleged stirodont lantern in an irregular Echinoid 7. La faune des Echinides de l'Adriatique et son evolution au cours des eres geologiques 8. Regular Echinoids from the Upper Cretaceous of Belgium and the Netherlands 9. Australian Jurassic Echinoids and their biogeographical significance 10. Symmetry and suspension-feeding in Pelmatozoan Echinoderms 11. Modalites de l'evolution des Echinodermes au Cambrien 12. Les Echinides du Coniacien-Maestrichtien (Cretace superieur) de la Tunisie septentrionale Skeletal structures 13. Rasterelektronen - und lichtoptische Untersuchungen an den Pedizellarien von Arbacia lixula L. 14. Statics of the primary spines of Diadematidae 15. SEM-study of a tubercle of Lovenia elongata (Gray) (Echinoidea: Spatangoida) 16. The lantern of Aristotle 17. Plate construction and stereom microstructure in Echinoderms Systematics and zoogeography 18. Les Ophiurides des marges continentales de la region Philippines-Indonesie Distribution bathymetrique et etagement 19. About the question of the taxonomic status of Holothuria stellati Delle Chiaje 20. Neopentadactyla mixta (Holothurioidea: Phyllophoridae) Spiculation et croissance 21. The Aspidochirote holothurians of China with erection of a new genus 22. Echinodermes de la campagne 'Hesperides 76' du N.O. Jean Charcot 23. Sur une collection d'asteries de l'Archipel des Canaries 24. Echinoderms (except Holothuroidea) of the Southern Mediterranean coast of Spain 25. Une monographie des Echinides de la Mer Rouge Principaux resultats 26. Reflexions concernant la biogeographie et l'ecologie des Crino'ides pedoncules actuels 27. Review of present status of knowledge of the Mediterranean Echinoderms 28. The systematic position of Ophiocomina Koehler and a reconsideration of certain interfamilial relationships within the Ophiuroidea Ecology 29. Predation and behaviour of a population of Asterias rubens (L. ), monitored within a subtidal area 30. Environmental tolerances and other adaptive features of two intertidal rock pool Echinoderms 31. Principaux aspects de la dynamique d'une population d'Ophiura texturata en Baie de Douarnenez 32. Donnees sur la croissance d'Asterias rubens en Bretagne Sud 33. On the ecology and species frequency of the genus Holothuria in the Gulf of Naples 34. Adaptation and biocoenotic associations of Echinoderms in a Sewage Sludge dumping area of the Southern North Sea A macro-scale experiment 35. The ecological role of Asterias vulgaris in three subtidal communities 36. Reaction of two sea star species to an artificial prey patch 37. Aggregation in Echinoderms on the West coast of Ireland An ecological perspective 38. Numbers and biomass of the common Holothuroids on the Windward reef flat at Enewetak atoll, Marshall Islands 39. The sediment ingested by Holothuria tubulosa Gmel (Holothuroidea: Echinodermata) 40. A biometrical study of the British sea-urchin Echinus esculentus from diving surveys of three areas over successive years 41. The population dynamics of Amphiura filiformis (O. F.M‘uller) in Galway Bay, West coast of Ireland 42. Tolerance to brackish water by Ophiuroids with special reference to a Scottish sea Loch, Loch Etive 43. Stabilizing mechanisms in a marine ecosystem 44. Adaptation des Echinodermes a la vie abyssale 45. The consumption of Posidonia oceanica Delile by Echinoids at the Isle of Ischia Morphology, functional morphology 46. Coelomocytes in normal and pathologically altered body walls of sea urchins 47. The structure of the pyloric caeca of Asterias rubens and its changes during the annual reproductive cycle 48. The Echinoid axial complex and Tiedemann bodies: The different pathways and accumulation sites of coelomocytes with regard to waste disposal in the organism 49. The buccal tentacles of Holothuria forskali D. Chiaje (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) 50. Morphologie fonctionnelle du tube digestif d'Holothuria tubulosa Gmelin (E chinodermata, Holothuroidea) 51. Etude des coelomocytes d'un Crino'ide: Description de Cryptobia antedona, n. sp. , Zooflagelle Bodonide du coelome general d'Antedon bifida (Pennant) 52. Innervation of Echinoid tube feet 53. Cuticule et bacteries associees des Epidermes digestif et tegumentaire de Leptosynapta galliennei (Herapath) (Holothurioidea: Apoda) - Premieres donnees 54. Non-metachronal current generation by the flagellated-collar cells of Echinoderms 55. The biomechanics Ophiuroid tube-feet General physiology 56. Hydrostatic permeability of the integument of Asterias rubens L. 57. Systeme nerveux et aptitude a la regeneration du bras de l'etoile de mer Asterina gibbosa (Echinoderme, Asteride): Mise en evidence d'une activite aminergique au cours de la regeneration 58. Hydrolases in the digestive tracts of some Echinoderms 59. Separation of the coelomocytes of Echinus esculentus by density gradient centrifugation 60. Seasonal variations in the biochemical composition of pyloric caeca and ovaries of Asterias rubens (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) 61. Lipid storage and depletion in pyloric caeca and ovaries of Asterias rubens (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) during its reproductive cycle 62. Structure-activity relationships of amino acids in Marthasterias glacialis chemoreception 63. Associative learning in the starfish Marthasterias glacialis, a simple model for the study of learning 64. Signification ecologique de la fonction venimeuse chez les Echinodermes 65. On the possible physiological functions of steroids in Echinoderms Reproduction, embryology, larval biology 66. The annual reproductive cycle of two populations of Luidia clathrata (Asteroidea). I. Organ indices and occurence of larvae 67. Endogenous phosphorylated proteins during maturation of Marthasterias glacialis oocytes 68. Elements du budget energetique des larves de l'oursin Paracentrotus lividus (Lam.) (Echinodermata: Echinoidea): Excretion soluble et respiration 69. Initial action of 1-methyladenine in inducing starfish oocyte maturation 70. Calmodulin in starfish oocytes 71. Effet de la temperature sur l'absorption de riboflavine et de glycine marquees au 14C par le pluteus d'Arbacia lixula: Consequences sur la croissance pendant la phase de developpement endotrophe 72. Hydrolases lysosomiques et vitellus des ovocytes d'Asterina gibbosa et d'Asterias rubens (Echinodermes, Asterides) 73. Modalites de l'incubation chez Abatus cordatus (Verrill), oursin endemique des iles Kerguelen 74. Development and possible function of the red pigment in sea urchin larvae 75. Biometrical aspects of vitellogenesis in Asterias rubens 76. Stimulation of vitellogenesis in Asterias rubens 77. On hybridization and competition between Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis and Strongylocentrotus pallidus 78. Le cycle reproducteur annuel de Psammechinus miliaris (Gmel) (E chinoidea) en Zeelande 79. Reproductive patterns in deep sea Ophiuroids from the North East Atlantic 80. Sequential changes in the structural microenvironment of germinal cells during annual spermatogenesis in Asteroids

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