Cuvier


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French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832)

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Suitable dissolved oxygen levels for common octopus (Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797) at different weights and temperatures: analysis of respiratory behaviour.
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Stumped, the French scientist Georges Cuvier declared they must belong to a mammal that no longer exists, which he called the mastodon.
The flyer announcing Lawrence's Hunterian Lectures proclaimed: "In several parts of the second lecture the views correspond with those which have been entertained and published on the same subjects by Cuvier and Bichat.
Genus Globicornis Latreille in Cuvier, 1829 is one of the 62 genera established in the skin beetle family (Dermestidae) so far.
Shell was awarded WA-489-P, W-490-P and W-491-P in Western Australia's Exmouth Sub-Basin, and French major Total got WA-492-P and W-493-P on the continental shelf and slope of the Cuvier margin.
In the early 1820s, Croizet started corresponding with the renowned scientist Baron Georges Cuvier, based at the Musee du Jardin des Plantes, Paris (now Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, hereafter MNHN), to whom he and Aine Jobert dedicated their monograph Recherches sur les ossements fossiles du department du Puy-de-Dome (Croizet & Jobert 1828).
It was a French scientist, Georges Cuvier, who first identified the woolly mammoth in 1796.
Les membres du groupe des Bombyx du Cuvier adorent l'art, la musique et le poeme.
The Cuvier whale was left to decompose in the garden of Irish artist Dorothy Cross.
Horatio Greenough (1805-1852), the American sculptor, developed these ideas, having studied the work of Lodoli, and of Georges Cuvier, who believed that anatomical form followed function.
Georges Cuvier, William Buckland, Charles Lyell, and several other famous figures from early-19th-century science make cameo appearances, but most of the action is along the beach, in the fossil-bearing strata.
Unindentified larvae) I Haemulidae Anisotremus virginicus (Linnaeus, 1758) T Haemulon aurolineatum Cuvier, 1830 O Haemulon parra (Desmarest, 1823) O Haemulon plumieri (Lacep6de, 1801) T Haemulon steindachneri T (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) Sparidae Diplodus argenteus (Valenciennes, 1830) T Chaetodontidae Chaetodon striatus Linnaeus, 1758 O Pomscentridae Abudefduf saxatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) O Stegastes fuscus (Cuvier, 1830) PR Stegsstes variabilis (Castelnau, 1855) O Stegastes sp.