Search for dissertations about: "Matt Friedman"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Matt Friedman.

  1. 1. 100 million years of shark macroevolution : A morphometric dive into tooth shape diversity

    Author : Mohamad Bazzi; Per Ahlberg; Matt Friedman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sharks; Macroevolution; Extinction recovery dynamics; Geometric Morphometrics; Morphospace-Disparity Framework; Teeth; Biology with specialization in Evolutionary Organismal Biology; Biologi med inriktning mot evolutionär organismbiologi;

    Abstract : Few vertebrate clades exhibit the evolutionary longevity and versatility of sharks, which constitute nearly half of all current chondrichthyan biodiversity and represent an ecological diversity of mid-to-apex trophic-level predators in both marine and freshwater environments. The rich fossil record of shark teeth from Mesozoic and Cenozoic rocks also makes the group amenable to large-scale quantitative analyses. READ MORE