Current Issue

Vol. 49 No.1 January, 2010

IN THIS ISSUE

ORIGINAL PAPERS
BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY  

Social Behavior of a Captive Group of Golden Snub-Nosed Langur Rhinopithecus roxellana
pp 1-8

 

R.M. Renn, K.H. Yan, Y.J. Su,
S.Z. Xia, H.Y. Jin, J.J. Qiu, and T. Romero
ANIMAL MIRACULUM  

¡§Uncovering¡¨ Behavior at Spawning of the Trumpet Sea Urchin Toxopneustes pileolus
pp 9

 

A. Chen and K. Soong
COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY  

Fine Structure of the Midgut Epithelium of Atelura formicaria (Hexapoda: Zygentoma: Ateluridae), with Special Reference to Its Regeneration and
Degeneration
pp 10-18

 

M.M. Rost-Roszkowska, J.
Vilimova, and £. Chajec

Endocytosis and NF-kB Are Involved in the Signal Pathway of the Degranulation and Expression of Prophenoloxidase Messenger RNA of Prawn Hemocytes Triggered by CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides
pp 19-27

 

H.H. Sung, P.H. Chen, C.P. Chuo, Y.L. Cheng, and P.T. Chang

Molting and Growth in Relation to Form Alternations in the Male Spiny-Cheek Crayfish Orconectes limosus
pp 28-38

 

M. Buøiè, A. Kouba, and P. Kozák

Ultrastructure of Germ Cells and the Functions of Leydig Cells and Sertoli Cells Associated with Spermatogenesis in Pampus argenteus (Teleostei:
Perciformes: Stromateidae)
pp 39-50

 

E.Y. Chung, Y.C. Yang, H.W. Kang, K.H. Choi, J.C. Jun, and K.Y. Lee

Cornification of the Beak of Rana dalmatina Tadpoles Suggests the Presence of Basic Keratin-Associated Proteins
pp 51-63

 

L. Alibardi

Characterization of the Serum Complement Activity of the Broad-Snouted Caiman Caiman latirostris (Crocodilia: Alligatoridae)
pp 64-70

 

P.A. Siroski, M. Merchant, M.V.P. Marco, C.I. Pina, and H.H. Ortega
ANIMAL MIRACULUM  

An Unexpectedly High Acropora Species Diversity at the Inlet of a Nuclear Power Plant within Kenting National Park, Southern Taiwan
pp 71

 

P.C. Tang, C.M. Hsu, C.Y. Kuo, and C.A. Chen
ECOLOGY  

Soft Coral (Cnidaria: Alcyonacea) Distribution Patterns in Thai Waters
pp 72-84

 

T. Chanmethakul, H. Chansang, and S. Watanasit

A High Incidence of Imposex in Pomacea Apple Snails in Taiwan: A Decade after Triphenyltin Was Banned
pp 85-93

 

J.Y. Wu, P.J. Meng, M.Y. Liu, Y.W. Chiu, and L.L. Liu

Effects of Anoxia on Immune Functions in the Surf Clam Mactra veneriformis
pp 94-101

 

J.H. Yu, M.C. Choi, K.I. Park, and S.W. Park

Variations in the Pit Size of Cueta sauteri (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) Larvae in Response to Past Pit-Building Experience and Food Limitation
pp 102-107

 

S.H. Liang, W.Y. Lin, Y.C. Lin, Y.C. Chen, and B.S. Shieh

Persistent and Expanding Population Outbreaks of the Corallivorous Starfish Acanthaster planci in the Northwestern Indian Ocean: Are They Really a Consequence of Unsustainable Starfish Predator Removal through Overfishing in Coral Reefs, or a Response to a Changing Environment?
pp 108-123

 

V.M. Mendonca, M.M. Al Jabri, I. Al
Ajmi, M. Al Muharrami, M. Al Areimi,
and H.A. Al Aghbari
ANIMAL MIRACULUM  

Crown-of-thorns Outbreak at the Tubbataha Reefs UNESCO World Heritage Site
pp 124

 

A.R. Bos
SYSTEMATICS AND BIOGEOGRAPHY  

Karyotype Variations in the Genus Pollicaria (Caenogastropoda: Pupinidae)
pp 125-131

 

B. Kongim, C. Sutcharit, P.
Tongkerd, S.H.A. Tan, N.X. Quynh, F. Naggs, and S. Panha

Phylogenetic Analyses of MHC Class II Genes in Bottlenose Dolphins and Their Terrestrial Relatives Reveal Pathogen-Driven Directional Selection
pp 132-151

 

W.C. Yang, J.M. Hu, and L.S. Chou
Erratum
pp 152