Physiology, Biochemistry and Meiofauna—A Rarely Touched Terrain

  • Olav GiereEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Biology book series (BRIEFSBIOL)


Ecophysiological reactions of organisms and the metabolic pathways involved are and will remain a cornerstone in general biological research. In the realm of meiobenthos, however, physiological studies are still scarce, often even absent. At the last International Meiofauna Conference (Crete 2016), just three out of 163 contributions focussed on physiological and ecophysiological topics!


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität Hamburg (Emeritus)HamburgGermany

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