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conditions. Some organisms are tolerant over a wide range of certain environmental condition (e.g., temperature range) and are considered generalists; these enjoy a large niche breadth, while others are able to operate only within a limited range and are considered specialists. The performance of the latter

In: Behaviour

through behavioural and physiological plasticity (Voituron et al., 2005; Muir et al., 2014a), there is growing evidence to suggest that temperature leads to evolutionary adaptations in amphibian life history traits, including the growth and development of their larvae (e.g. Wells, 1977; Morrison & Hero

In: Animal Biology

timbre, with basic tastes (see Knöferle and Spence, 2012 , for a review). However, correspondences between sound and the oral–somatosensory attributes of the eating/drinking experience (e.g., temperature, texture, viscosity) have mostly been limited to those sounds that are related to the consumption of

In: Multisensory Research
Author: J.H.S. Blaxter

THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON LARVAL FISHES by J. H. S. BLAXTER (Scottish Marine Biological Association, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, P.O. Box 3, Oban, Argyll PA34 4AD, Scotland) ABSTRACT The influence of temperature on fish eggs and larvae is briefly described from an autecological viewpoint

In: Netherlands Journal of Zoology
Author: Charles Spence

have been reported involving everything from felt shape/size (e.g., Walker and Smith, 1984, 1985, 1986) to texture and hardness (Ludwig and Simner, 2013; Slobodenyuk et al ., 2015) (see Note 1), and from weight (Walker et al ., 2017) through to temperature (e.g., Wang and Spence, 2017). There has

In: Multisensory Research

. retrocurva Forbes, 1882, D. cephalata King, 1853, D. carinata King, 1852, and D. lumholtzi Sars, 1885 (cf. Hutchinson, 1967 ) and includes helmet size, helmet shape, tail spine length, length of antennae, etc. (Yurista, 2000 ). Several studies have attributed cyclomorphosis to (i) temperature (Havel

In: Crustaceana

and Bierzychudek, 2007 ). In species where morphs differ in the darkness or melanization of their colouration, temperature or light effects are often determined to be a proximate cause for geographic variation in morph frequencies (de Jong and Brakefield, 1998; Galeotti et al., 2003 ; Phifer

In: Animal Biology

generate variation in size at metamorphosis, which is an important fitness component (Berven, 1982 ; Smith, 1987 ; Semlitsch et al., 1988 ; Álvarez and Nicieza, 2002; Castano et al., 2010 ). Many environmental factors such as temperature or food availability may influence the size at metamorphosis

In: Amphibia-Reptilia

Introduction Larval amphibians are especially likely to encounter variation in temperature and resource availability because they live in a variety of aquatic habitats (Walsh et al., 2008 ). The temperature-size rule predicts that larval anurans grown at cold temperatures have prolonged

In: Animal Biology

availability related to environmental temperature and precipitation. For example, gut morphology can change seasonally in the common frog ( Rana temporaria ) in accordance with the periods of high feeding activity (Juszczyk et al., 1966 ). Likewise, Naya et al. ( 2003 ) reported a seasonal variation in the