Amblyrhynchus cristatus


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Synonyms for Amblyrhynchus cristatus

shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands

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ENSO related effects on macroalgal herbivore populations, particularly marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus), have been highly visible, and well-studied.
Foraging strategies of the marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 18, 259-266.
Human disturbance alters endocrine and immune responses in the Galapagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus).
Population biology of marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus).
262 A marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) calmly basking in the sun on the black volcanic rocks at Punta Suarez on Espanola.
Aufwand, Kosten und Nutzen der Fortpflanzung bei Meerechsen, Amblyrhynchus cristatus Bell 1825.
Das Verteidigen der Eiablageplatze bei der Hood-Meerechse (Amblyrhynchus cristatus venustissimus).
6 NATURE, he and Corinna Thom of the University of Wurzburg in Germany describe observations of some 6,000 Amblyrhynchus cristatus during four El Ninos.
Within reptiles, researchers have found that many species place their eggs at sites that differ from random (e.g., Malaclemys terrapin [Burger and Montevecchi 1975], Pituophis melanoleucus [Burger and Zappalorti 1986], Amblyrhynchus cristatus [Rauch 1988], Tropidurus spp.
By studying two island populations of Galapagos marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus), a herbivorous reptile, one can exclude some of these factors from the outset.
The relation of oxygen consumption to body size and to heating and cooling in the Galapagos marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Journal of Comparative Physiology 132:285-288.