The Resource Conus of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean, Alan J. Kohn

Conus of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean, Alan J. Kohn

Label
Conus of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean
Title
Conus of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
Alan J. Kohn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Conus is the largest genus of animals in the sea, occurring throughout the world's tropical and subtropical oceans and contributing significantly to marine biodiversity. The shells of these marine mollusks are prized for their amazing variety and extraordinary beauty. The neurotoxic venoms they produce-injected by a hollow, harpoon-like tooth into prey animals that are then paralyzed and swallowed whole-have a range of pharmaceutical applications, from painkillers to antidepressants. This beautifully illustrated book identifies 53 valid species of the southeastern United States and the Caribb
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
594/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
QL430.5.C75
LC item number
K744 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Conus of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean, Alan J. Kohn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Setting the stage : approaches -- Setting the stage : the geological theater and the evolutionary play -- This book and how to use it -- Behind the scenes : technical aids to the species Molecular phylogeny of Conus -- Appendix 2. Morphology-based phylogeny of Conus
Control code
ocn882105011
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306895460
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt6hndmm
  • 620797
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30628787
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)882105011
  • pebcs1306895464

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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