aquatic vertebrate


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animal living wholly or chiefly in or on water

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Sharks, paddlefishes and several other aquatic vertebrates have similar sensory systems have a sixth sense, and can detect weak electrical fields in the water and use this information to detect prey, communicate and orient themselves.
The question remains as to what aquatic vertebrates produced the coprolites and cololites.
Terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates of a moist, relict area in Central Texas.
Like the recreational sport in which fishermen enjoy the lure of catching fin-tailed aquatic vertebrates, the fraudulent practice of phishing is also out to lure--but in this case the targets are unsuspecting victims asked to divulge personal information.
Approximately 460 million years ago, the anterior gill arches of some aquatic vertebrates evolved into jaws and their supporting structures, including the hyomandibular bone.
IT must be the dreaming spires that send Oxford to sleep at the Kassam Stadium, but the boys from boffin alley are an entirely different kettle of cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates when they hit the road.
They can occur in very large numbers and serve as food for fish, water birds, and other aquatic vertebrates.
Specifically, the precise functional design in the feeding modes of terrestrial relative to aquatic vertebrates reduces opportunism in prey capture, leading to competition for specific prey sizes and character displacement (cf.
Overview of USEPA Tests with Aquatic Vertebrates for Detecting and Assessing Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- People experience the world through five senses but sharks, paddlefishes and certain other aquatic vertebrates have a sixth sense: They can detect weak electrical fields in the water and use this information to detect prey, communicate and orient themselves.
Despite the known action of perchlorate on iodide uptake by the mammalian thyroid gland (Capen 1997; Wolff 1998) and evidence of perchlorate occurrence in aquatic ecosystems, remarkably few studies have investigated the effects of perchlorate on thyroid function of aquatic vertebrates.
However, aquatic vertebrates with rudimentary legs disappear from the fossil record about 360 million years ago, says Jennifer A.
Estrogenic endocrine-disrupting chemicals abnormally stimulate vitellogenin gene expression and production in the liver of many male aquatic vertebrates.