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Fish Physiology: The Multifunctional Gut of Fish by Martin Grosell,Anthony P. Farrell,Colin J. Brauner

By Martin Grosell,Anthony P. Farrell,Colin J. Brauner

The Multifunctional intestine of Fish offers a accomplished synthesis and an integrative review of the diversity of intestine services and their implications for organismal body structure. The hugely various anatomy and services of the intestine, together with nutrient uptake, immune barrier functionality, salt and water homeostasis and respiratory, in addition to neuroendocrine activities and keep watch over are lined intimately via best authors. furthermore, this quantity explores the said implications of intestine functionality for entire animal integrative body structure and compensatory calls for for non-gastrointestinal organs. because the first complete connection with speak about the various morphological and sensible variations of the intestine, this quantity offers a great source for comparative physiologists, aquaculturists and biomedical researchers utilising fish as version organisms for mammalian body structure.

  • Includes chapters devoted to anatomical and useful good points of the gastro-intestinal tract of fish in addition to integrative elements of intestine organ function
  • Includes extensive assurance of lately famous implications of feeding on salt homeostasis and acid-base balance
  • Provides syntheses of implications of intestine functionality for homeostasis
  • Essential textual content for these drawn to the huge range of capabilities played by means of the gut

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