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Biomechanics of Feeding in Vertebrates

guest editors, V.L. Bels, M. Chardon, P. Vandewalle ; with contributions by P. Aerts ... [et al.]
Format
Book
Published
Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, c1994.
Language
English
Series
Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology
ISBN
3540548475 (alk. paper), 0387548475 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Functional properties of the feeding musculature / S.W. Herring
  • Feeding mechanisms in sharks and other elasmobranchs / T.H. Frazzetta
  • Pharyngeal apparatus in teleost feeding / P. Vandewalle ... [et al.]
  • Feeding in tetrapods / F. De Vree and C. Gans
  • Sensorimotor processes that underlie feeding behavior in tetrapods / J.-P. Ewert ... [et al.]
  • Amphibian beeding behavior: comparative biomechanics and evolution / G.V. Lauder and S.M. Reilly
  • Biomechanics of the hyolingual system in squamata / V.L. Bels, M. Chardon and K.V. Kardong
  • Behavioral mechanisms of avian feeding / G.A. Zweers, H. Berkhoudt and J.C. Vanden Berge
  • Evolutionary approach of masticatory motor patterns in mammals / W.A. Weijs
  • Differential wear of enamel: a mechanism for maintaining sharp cutting edges / A.W. Crompton, C.B. Wood and D.N. Stern
  • Conclusion: a general theory for feeding mechanics? / P. Dullemeijer.
Description
xii, 362 p. : ill.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Advances in comparative and environmental physiology, 0938-2673 ; vol. 18
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