Acknowledged author Kenneth Kardong wrote Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution comprising 816 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0078023025 and 9780078023026. Since then Vertebrates: Comparative Anatomy, Function, Evolution textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $13.50 or rent at the marketplace.
This one-semester text is designed for an upper-level majors course. Vertebrates features a unique emphasis on function and evolution of vertebrates, complete anatomical detail, and excellent pedagogy. Vertebrate groups are organized phylogenetically, and their systems discussed within such a context. Morphology is foremost, but the author has developed and integrated an understanding of function and evolution into the discussion of anatomy of the various systems.