Environmental Physiology of Animals

Environmental Physiology of Animals

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Table 5.2 Tolerance ofwater loss (as maximum % weight loss tolerated) in a varietyofanimals from terrestrial or semiterrestrial habitats. ... Frogs Rana 28a€“35 Hyla 35a€“40 Bufo 42a€“45 Scaphiopus 45a€“48 Birds and mammals Small birds 4a€“8 Rat 12a€“15 Human 10a€“12 Camel 30 substantial shrinkage of the body. ... 5.3), so it is not a simple matter to make corrections to the EWL and thereby calculate CEWL.

Title:Environmental Physiology of Animals
Author:Pat Willmer, Graham Stone, Ian Johnston
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-03-12


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