THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES
T H E
C R A Y F I S H.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ZOOLOGY.
T. H. Huxley, F.R.S.
with eighty-two illustrations
(HTML formatting generously provided by Eric Eldred; this site maintained by Rich Palmer)
(This internet edition is presented in memory of Bonnie Eldred, whose personal interest in spiny lobsters inspired Eric to make this fine work of Huxley available to the world.)
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1880, v. XXVIII of the International Scientific Series. Reprinted 1973, 1974, 1977, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, QL444-M33H86 1973, 595'.3841, LCC 73-12751, ISBN 0-262-08069-9 (hardcover), ISBN 0-262-58034-9 (paperback), with an excellent foreword by MIT biologist Stephen A. Raymond (not reproduced here).
- [Frontispiece: the Common Crayfish, Astacus fluviatilis, Male.]
- List of woodcuts
- Chapter I. The Natural History of the Common Crayfish
- Chapter II. The Physiology of the Common Crayfish. The mechanism by which the parts of the living engine are supplied with the materials necessary for their maintenance and growth.
- Chapter III. The Physiology of the Common Crayfish. The mechanism by which the living organism adjusts itself to surrounding conditions and reproduces itself.
- Chapter IV. The Morphology of the Common Crayfish. The structure and the development of the individual.
- Chapter V. The Comparative Morphology of the Crayfish. The structure and the development of the Crayfish compared with those of other living beings.
- Chapter VI. The Distribution and the Ætiology of the Crayfishes.
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