The third edition of Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates continues the tradition of in-depth coverage of the biology, ecology, phylogeny, and identification of freshwater invertebrates from the USA and Canada. This text serves as an authoritative single source for a broad coverage of the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and phylogeny of all major groups of invertebrates in inland waters of North America, north of Mexico.This capacity has been critical in allowing invasion of freshwater by sponges from their original marine habitats. 1. Water Processing System A sponge can be considered, essentially, as a series of progressively finer filters and a mechanism that circulates water through them. ... Archeocyte FIGURE 4.5 A schematic diagram indicating the primary components of the sponge-feeding canal system.
|Title||:||Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates|
|Author||:||James H. Thorp|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2010|