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Morphometrics in evolutionary biology

Morphometrics in evolutionary biology

the geometry of size and shape change, with examples from fishes

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Published by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia in [Philadelphia, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morphology -- Statistical methods.,
  • Morphology -- Mathematics.,
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Numerical taxonomy.,
  • Fishes -- Morphology.,
  • Fishes -- Evolution.,
  • Fishes -- Classification.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFred L. Bookstein ... [et al.].
    SeriesSpecial publication / Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia ;, 15, Special publication (Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia) ;, 15.
    ContributionsBookstein, Fred L., 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH351 .M62 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2534298M
    ISBN 100910006482, 0910006474
    LC Control Number85015038

    Fishes of the family Cichlidae are famous for their spectacular species flocks and therefore constitute a model system for the study of the pathways of adaptive radiation. Their radiation is connected to trophic specialization, manifested in dentition, head morphology, and body shape. Geometric morphometric methods have been established as efficient tools to quantify such Cited by: "Traditional" morphometrics: Traditional morphometrics (Marcus ) comprises data (linear measurements, angles, areas, etc.) and methods (resemblance functions, ordination, classification) that have been employed in order to capture and summarize information on shape variation by sampling shape in an ad hoc kind of way that has no necessary connection to the .

    Evolutionary Biology Discussion Group. The Evolutionary Biology Discussion Group (EBDG) is a forum for students interested in current research in evolutionary biology to meet and discuss new and/or seminal papers and develop professional skills necessary for . morphology: this includes systematics and evolutionary biology, biostratigraphy, and developmental biology (including studies of growth patterns within species, modularity, and evolutionary patterns such as heter-ochrony, etc.). Three general styles of morphometrics are often recognized, distinguished by the nature of data being analyzed.

    phenotypic integration, morphometrics is just the means to answering a biological question. In Morphometrics: Applications in Biology and Paleontology, Elewa assembles an eclectic assem-blage of papers covering a diverse array of topics, making this book structurally similar to the work-shop proceedings. Five of the chapters are prima-.   The final type of developmental patterning that evolution can act on is the size and shape of tissues or organs. These are generally considered "morphometric" scaling issues and are classified as "allometric" changes. Morphometrics is the study of how a continuous geometry (like the outer surface of a body) can be warped.


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