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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (1): 105–115.
Published: 1 January 2003
...Akira Sakurai; Jerrel L. Wilkens SUMMARY In the crustacean neurogenic heart, the cardiac ganglion (CG) acts as a peripherally located central pattern generator (CPG) by producing rhythmic motor output that initiates the heartbeat. In the isopod Ligia , the CG consists of six electrically coupled...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (6): 1371–1379.
Published: 1 June 1995
...N. Justin Marshall; Carol Diebel ABSTRACT Deep-sea isopods of the family Munnopsidae exhibit four modes of swimming: forward striding, slow backward pedalling, fast backward pedalling and escape, the first two of which use asymmetric phases of leg movement. Instead of moving the left and right...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 188 (1): 143–157.
Published: 1 March 1994
...Jonathan C. Wright; Michael J. O’Donnell; Johanna Reichert ABSTRACT The effects of ammonia loading in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber were studied by exposing animals to atmospheres of high . Isopods show a remarkable tolerance of elevated ambient , with an LD50 of 89 Pa for a 7-day...
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J Exp Biol (1990) 149 (1): 515–520.
Published: 1 March 1990
.... Sandeman ), pp. 399 – 468 . New York, London : Academic Press . Holley , A. and Delaleu , J. C. ( 1972 ). Electrophysiology of the heart of an isopod crustacean: Porcellio dilatatus . I. General properties . J. exp. Biol . 57 , 589 – 608 . 10.1242/jeb.57.3.589 Kuffler...
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J Exp Biol (1988) 138 (1): 37–49.
Published: 1 September 1988
... to the respiratory function of the pleopods. A brief description of the external anatomy of Idotea will facilitate description of its swimming kinematics. In common with other valviferan isopods, those in the genus Idotea have uropods modified to form trap-door-like ‘operculae’. When closed...