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Download e-book for kindle: Cave Biology: Life in Darkness (Ecology, Biodiversity and by Aldemaro Romero

By Aldemaro Romero

ISBN-10: 0521535530

ISBN-13: 9780521535533

ISBN-10: 0521828465

ISBN-13: 9780521828468

Biospeleology, the examine of organisms that dwell in caves, has an important strength to notify many points of recent biology; but this quarter of data continues to be mostly anchored in neo-Lamarckian perspectives of the wildlife in either its methods and jargon. Written for graduate scholars and educational researchers, this ebook offers a serious exam of present wisdom and concepts on cave biology, with emphasis on evolution, ecology, and conservation. Aldemaro Romero offers a historic research of rules that experience encouraged biospeleology, discusses evolutionary phenomena in caves, from cave colonization to phenotypic and genotypic adjustments, and integrates strategies and information from various organic viewpoints. He demanding situations the normal knowledge concerning the biology of caves, and highlights pressing questions that are supposed to be addressed which will get a greater and extra entire knowing of caves as ecosystems.

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