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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 18.00
A perfect fish in the evolutionary sense, the broadbill swordfish derives its name from its distinctive bill—much longer and wider than the bill of any other billfish—which is flattened into the sword we all recognize. And though the majesty and allure of this warrior fish has commanded much attention—from adventurous sportfishers... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99
Using the same question and answer format of his highly successful first book Do Whales Get the Bends? , marine expert Tony Rice sets out to answer another selection of general interest questions about the sea, sea life and man's relationship with the oceans. Questions tackled in this book include: * Did the Mediterranean once dry up? * What are... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
An in-depth look at the fish that inhabit the fresh waters of Britain and Ireland. These include famous members of the salmon family, such as the Atlantic Salmon and the Brown Trout, and the obscure whitefish, species of which are confined to just a few lakes. This edition is exclusive to newnaturalists.com more...
- John Blake 2012; US$ 7.99
A fascinating look at how increased human contact has impacted shark attacks Sharks are intriguing and beautiful creatures but they can also be deadly. As humans have explored the world's oceans and exploited them for tourism and recreation, we have found ourselves coming into contact with more and more sharks. And the outcome can be fatal. From... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
This Periplus Nature Guide provides an excellent introduction to 68 of the most commonly encountered tropical reef fishes. Written by Dr. Gerald Allen , international authority on reef fishes, it features stunning color shots by some of the world's best underwater photographers. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 40.00
The northern pike?sometimes affectionately known as the ?aquatic wolf??is one of the most sought after and mythologized fishes in Minnesota, but until now there have been few books devoted to the history and ecological management of the species. Based on pioneering research carried out in Minnesota by leading pike specialist Rodney B. Pierce, Northern... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Neptune Speaks is packed with full-color photographs of tropical fish on every page, but this book is more than just a beautiful guide. Its a call to defend the creatures of the sea that are under attack by fierce predatorshumans. The popularity of keeping tropical fish in home and office aquariums, and the overfishing of waters around... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
This user-friendly guide is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles?salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles?that live in California. The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike color paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings... more...