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Jan A. Pechenik is Professor of Biology at Tufts University, where he has been teaching and doing research since He obtained his B. To date he has published over 50 papers on the development and metamorphosis of marine invertebrate animals, including snails, blue mussels, crabs, barnacles, polychaetes, bryozoans, and parasitic flatworms. Professor Pechenik has also published a successful textbook on invertebrate biology, currently in its 3rd edition, and chairs the Division of Invertebrate Zoology within the Society for Comparative and Integrative Biology formerly the American Society of Zoologists.

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Jan A. Pechenik is Professor of Biology at Tufts University, where he has been teaching and doing research since He obtained his B. To date he has published over 50 papers on the development and metamorphosis of marine invertebrate animals, including snails, blue mussels, crabs, barnacles, polychaetes, bryozoans, and parasitic flatworms.

Professor Pechenik has also published a successful textbook on invertebrate biology, currently in its 3rd edition, and chairs the Division of Invertebrate Zoology within the Society for Comparative and Integrative Biology formerly the American Society of Zoologists. Committed to teaching as well as research, his highly praised book on this subject, A Short Guide to Writing About Biology, has just appeared in a fourth edition.

Biology of the Invertebrates. This new edition is the most readable invertebrate biology text you'll find. Respected author Jan Pechenik has designed Biology of the Invertebrates for one-quarter and one- semester courses. The text covers all phyla of invertebrates; emphasizes the unifying characteristics within each group; and prepares students to read and understand the primary research literature. All chapters in the third edition contain excellent reference sections that have been updated to reflect the latest information about physiology, systematics, and phylogenetic relationships.

You'll also find material covering recent findings using molecular techniques. Invertebrate Classification and Relationships. Classification by Evolutionary Relationship. Classification by Habitat and Lifestyle. General Characteristics. The Annelids and Sipunculans. Family Siboglinidae. Class Clitellata. Subphylum Trilobitomorpha. Subphylum Mandibulata. Tardigrades and Onychophorans. The Poriferans and Placozoans. Phylum Placozoa.

Introduction to the Hydrostatic Skeleton. Class Scyphozoa. The Ctenophores. Ctenophore Diversity. The Platyhelminths. Possible Flatworm Relatives.

The Rotifers and Acanthocephalans. Other Features of Rotifer Biology. Other Features of Nemertine Biology. Class Aplacophora. Class Bivalvia Pelecypoda. Class Scaphopoda. Other Features of Molluscan Biology. Musculature Internal Pressure and Locomotion. Beneficial Nematodes. Nematomorpha Priapulida Kinorhyncha and Loricifera. Phylum Entoprocta Kamptozoa.

The Echinoderms. Class Stelleroidea. Class Echinoidea. Other Features of Echinoderm Biology. The Hemichordates. The Nonvertebrate Chordates. Other Features of Urochordate Biology. Invertebrate Reproduction and DevelopmentAn Overview. Dispersal as a Component of the LifeHistory Pattern. Biology of the Invertebrates Jan A. Environmental Considerations. The Protozoans. The Arthropods. The Cnidarians. Class Anthozoa. The Nemertines. The Molluscs. The Nematodes. Phylum Bryozoa.

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Biology of the Invertebrates

This textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides. All phyla of invertebrates are covered comprehensive with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Condition: New. Brand new book. This is an international edition textbook with identical content as the US version.

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