Significance to humans

At times, some thaliaceans can become so abundant that they can outcompete other herbivores at the base of the oceanic food web, such as copepods. Copepods are important in the diet of young fish species that humans rely on for food. In this way, the thaliaceans have a negative impact on human fishing activities.

Human Biology Reproductive

1. Salp {Thetys vagina), 2. Salp {Cyclosalpa affinis), S. Salp {Salpa fusiformis), 4. Salp {Thalia democratica), S. Pyrosome {Pyrosoma atlanticum); B. Doliolid {Dolioletta gegenbauri). {Illustration by Emily Damstra)

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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