1. General 2. Methods 3. Chemical Composition 4. Nutrition 5. Respiration 6. Circulation 7. Excretion 8. Osmotic Regulation 9. Cell and Tissue Metabolism 10. Growth and Molting 11. Reproduction 12. Locomotion 13. Nervous System and Sense Organs 14. Behavior 15. Ecophysiology 16. A Cytological Perspective 17. The Genomics of Cladoceran Physiology: Daphnia as a Model 18. Notes on the Physiology of Embryogenesis Conclusions: Special Traits of Cladoceran Physiology
Wide-ranging physiology reference for researchers working with, and studying, Cladocera, including Daphnia
Nikolai N. Smirnov is Principal Scientist at the Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, in the Laboratory of Aquatic Communities and Invasions. His principal research interests include morphology, systematics, and other aspects of the biology of Cladocera, and he has had experience in this field for more than 40 years. He is the editor of the English-language edition of Journal of Ichthyology and head of the Advisory Committee for Arthropoda Selecta, and has traveled extensively across four continents conducting zoological research.