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Some aspects of renal and excretory physiology in the Australian freshwater mussel, Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi), (Mollusca, Bivalvia)

posted on 19.02.2019, 02:51 by Ch'ng-Tan Kar Siew
The molluscs are one of the most diverse in form and habitat if all the phyla. Of six classes of the phylum, only two, however, have evolved the necessary physiological adaptations to allow some of their representatives to penetrate into fresh water and of these two, only the Gastropoda have terrestrial species, fully adapted as far as respiration, excretion, and reproduction are concerned […]


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I.D. Hiscock

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Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology

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Faculty of Science

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