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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (13): 2226–2236.
Published: 01 July 2011
... functional morphology Great Lakes kinetic energy locomotion mollusc moment of inertia sediment Zebra mussels ( Dreissena polymorpha Pallas 1771) and quagga mussels ( Dreissena bugensis Andrusov 1897) are two highly invasive species that have become established in the Great Lakes of North...
J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (6): 1017–1027.
Published: 15 March 2011
... by fracturing sediment suggests that this mechanism may be widespread among burrowers. We tested this hypothesis with the glycerid polychaete Hemipodus simplex , which has an eversible proboscis that is much longer and everts more rapidly than the pharynx of N. virens . When the proboscis is fully everted...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (6): 1006–1014.
Published: 15 March 2007
...Jane W. Behrens; Henrik J. Stahl; John F. Steffensen; Ronnie N. Glud SUMMARY The oxygen environment around buried sandeels ( Ammodytes tobianus )was monitored by planar optodes. The oxygen penetration depth at the sediment interface was only a few mm. Thus fish, typically buried at 1–4 cm depth...