Resources Books

Birkeland, C. "The Influence of Echinoderms on Coral-reef Communities." In Echinoderm Studies, edited by Michael Jangoux and John Lawrence. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema, 1989.

Blake, B. D. "Asteroidea: Functional Morphology,

Classification and Phylogeny." In Echinoderm Studies, edited by Michael Jangoux and John Lawrence. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema, 1989.

Clark, A. M., and M. E. Downey. Starfish of the Atlantic. London: Chapman and Hall, 1992.

Ebert, T. A. "Recruitment in Echinoderms." In Echinoderm Studies, edited by Michael Jangoux and John Lawrence. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema, 1983.

Eugene, N. K. Marine Invertebrates of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996.

Feder, H., and A. M. Christensen. "Aspects of Asteroid Biology." In Echinoderm Studies, edited by Michael Jangoux and John Lawrence. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema, 1983

Freeman, S. M., C. A. Richardson, and R. Seed. "Seasonal Abundance, Prey Selection and Locomotory Activity Patterns of Astropecten irregularis." In Echinoderm Research. Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Echinoderms, edited by Maria D.C. Carnevali and Francesco Bonasoro. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: A. A. Balkema, 1999.

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Used in home aquaria and are the most commonly imported sea star. ♦

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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