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Aquatic adaptations of the water mouse, Rheomys underwoodi

Andrew Starrett

Aquatic adaptations of the water mouse, Rheomys underwoodi

by Andrew Starrett

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Published by Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rheomys underwoodi.,
  • Adaptation (Biology),
  • Aquatic mammals.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 13-14.

    Statementby Andrew Starrett and George F. Fisler.
    SeriesContributions in science,, no. 182
    ContributionsFisler, George F., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .L52 no. 182, QL737.R638 .L52 no. 182
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5133703M
    LC Control Number74296394

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Aquatic adaptations of the water mouse, Rheomys underwoodi by Andrew Starrett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Underwood's water mouse (Rheomys underwoodi) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found in Costa Rican and western Panamanian cloud forest at altitudes from to m.

This mouse lives near streams in highland forests and is semiaquatic; its carnivorous diet includes invertebrates. Although its range is small, it includes a number of protected areas, and the population Class: Mammalia. AQUATIC MAMMALS. THEIR ADAPTATIONS TO LIVE IN THE WATER.

Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 3 Used from $ Manufacturer: DOVER PUBLICATIONS. Aquatic adaptations of the water mouse, Rheomys underwoodi VolumePage 1 Observations and records of Myotis (Pizonyx) vivesi Menegaux (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae).

Species: Rheomys thomasi The Thomas's water mouse is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category.

Widespread and abundant taxa are included in Aquatic adaptations of the water mouse category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Namings for the Thomas. Read aloud the book, Underwater Animals, by Helen Cooney. Other book options are listed in the resource section.

After reading the picture book together as a class, take one of the animals from the book and list the adaptations that animal has to live in the water. Example: In the above mentioned book, Underwater Animals; pFile Size: KB. Photosynthesis: Gas exchange: As the water gets deeper, the wavelength of light gets shorter until its gone.

The red and blue wavelengths are lost, and the green (not Aquatic adaptations of the water mouse good for photosynthesis) remains. Adaptations include: • Wetland plants often use C4 biochemical File Size: 97KB. from book Sensory Biology of Aquatic Animals (pp) Aquatic Adaptations in Fish Eyes.

Chapter January the water, however, Author: Russell Fernald. Aquatic adaptation. Aquatic plants (Hydrophytes) and their adaptational characteristics. The plants which grow, derive food, multiply and adjust themselves inside water are called aquatic plants. On the basis of mode of life, hydrophytes are of following types: Free floating plants.

(E.g. hyacinth, water lettuce, Wolffia etc.) Submerged plants. obtain food and otherwise survive in an aquatic habitat. Adaptations can be identified by observation of behaviours, movement and lifecycles.

Starter Activity. Moving in Water: How do animals living in water move around. Main Lesson Plan. Obtaining oxygen in water: There isn’t much oxygen in water so how to animals respire. Plenary Activity File Size: KB. Starret A, Fisler G F () Aquatic adaptions of the water mouse, Rheomys underwoodi.

Los Angeles Country Museum Contributions in Science,Stephens D W, Krebs J R () Foraging theory. Princeton University Press, Princeton & Guildford. The kinematics of surface swimming of the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiunu) and water opossum (Chironectes minimus) were studied to determine locomotor changes asso- ciated with the Author: Frank E Fish.

Aquatic mammals; their adaptations to life in the water, By. Howell, A. Brazier (Alfred Brazier), Type. Book Material.

Published material. Publication info. New York,Dover Publications[] Notes: Reprint of the ed. Subjects. secondary aquatic adaptations sense organs eyes piscine nature flat cornea rounded lens nictitating membrane absent secretions of hardenian glands protect the eyes from water ear external ear/ pinna absent reduced external auditory opening external auditory meatus filled with secretion thick tympanum fused ear ossicles.

AbstractSemiaquatic habits evolved in several Sigmodontinae rodent species, but this issue remains poorly studied. The marsh rat Holochilus vulpinus (Brants, ) has been associated with palustrine wetland environments and exhibits several morphological traits related to the semiaquatic habit.

However, its swimming behavior and the way its morphological specializations contribute to it Author: Julio Torres, Ricardo T. Santori, Oscar Rocha-Barbosa, Adriana M.

Candela, Ulyses F.J. Pardiñas. Sub-Aquatic Adaptation Undersea Adaptation Underwater Adaptation Capabilities. User is able to survive and adapt to underwater environments, being able to breathe water in lieu of, or along with, a gaseous breathing medium, to swim well and to endure high water pressure and extreme water.

Water mouse can refer to several types of not closely related semiaquatic rodents of superfamily Muroidea: Chibchanomys, two cricetid species from western South America; Las Cajas water mouse (C.

orcesi) Chibchan water mouse (C. trichotis) Ethiopian water mouse or Ethiopian amphibious rat (Nilopegamys plumbeus), a murid. The eyes of aquatic animals work in a different way to those of terrestrial animals because they have to see in water rather than in air.

Semi-aquatic animals have had to adapt so that they can see both in air and in water. The most radical example of a species with both air and water vision may be the four-eyed fish (Anableps) that lives at.

Adaptation to Aquatic Ecosystems from Headwaters to Ocean. Placement of their eyes and nostrils is an adaptation to life in water that allows them to breathe air and see around them while staying submerged and hidden. Credit: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mallards (above) and roseate spoonbills (below).

aquarium with water from a local body of water, standing water after it rains, or pond water sample from a biological supply company Aquatic Critters (S_Aquatic ) Animals and Adaptations (S_Animals and Adaptations and ).

Aquatic animals are adapted by modifying the structures present in their bodies which are known as the adaptational structures or adaptational features. The adaptational features of aquatic animals are as follows: Body is stream-lined in shape which helps to minimize water resistance which makes them easy to live in : Jaanki.

Others not aquatic enough to be called semi-aquatic, like fishing cat; proboscis monkey; several species of mouse deer which regularly dive into water and "swim" (or rather walk) underwater, remaining there for some time (plus/minus 1 hour, albeit coming up for air during that time, breathholding for minutes at a time) to escape predators (Greater Oriental ChevrotainTragulus napu, White-spotted .Excerpt from Aquatic Mammals: Their Adaptations to Life in the Water Pectoral limb bones of some cetaceans Muscle attachments of the cetacean pectoral limb Medial musculature of the sea-lion pectoral limb Medial musculature of the seal pectoral limb Forearm bones of the Steller sea : A.

Brazier Howell.Aquatic plants have adapted in a number of special ways in order to cope with their environments. There are many kinds of aquatic plants, each with distinct adaptive characteristics; these plants may be either entirely floating, submerged or partially submerged, as in .