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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (24): 4406–4413.
Published: 15 December 2014
... of this study was to investigate body water dynamics in the estuarine diamondback terrapin ( Malaclemys terrapin ), a species that undergoes seasonal dormancy in salt marsh habitats. We conducted a field study to determine the total body water (%TBW), water turnover rate (WTR) and daily water flux (DWF...
Includes: Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (16): 2869–2881.
Published: 15 August 2003
...% body mass during the wet season but only 22.7% in the dry season. Urine production was 53 ml kg -1 day -1 in the dry season but 111 ml kg -1 day -1 in the wet season, while water flux rates were 140 ml kg -1 day -1 and 280 ml kg -1 day -1 ,respectively. Serotonin but not dopamine increased urine...
J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (13): 2301–2311.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Joseph B. Williams; Stéphane Ostrowski; Eric Bedin; Khairi Ismail SUMMARY We report on the energy expenditure and water flux, measured in the laboratory and in the field, of the Arabian oryx Oryx leucoryx , the largest desert ruminant for which measurements of the field metabolic rate of free...