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- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95
"A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why." -Sam Sifton, The New York Times Book Review . Writer and life-long fisherman Paul Greenberg takes us on a journey, examining the four fish that dominate our menus: salmon, sea bass, cod, and tuna. Investigating the forces that get fish to our... more...
Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa, Bd. 21/1 Freshwater Flora of Central Europe, Vol. 21/1: Fungi: 1. Teil / 1st Part: Lichens (Pt. 1) (German and English Edition)Springer 2010; US$ 69.99
Band 21 der ?Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa? beschreibt die aquatischen Pilze. Der vorliegende Teil 21/1 behandelt die Süßwasserflechten (symbiotische Assoziationen von Pilzen mit Grünalgen oder Cyanobakterien), die man in fast allen Fließgewässern mit sauberem Wasser und steinigem Bett findet. Die Süßwasserflechten-Flora hat ein großes Potential... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 28.95
Journalist Richard Schweid first learned the strange facts of the freshwater eel's life from a fisherman in a small Spanish town just south of Valencia. "The eeler who explained the animal's life cycle to me did so as he served up an eel he had just taken from a trap, killed, cleaned, and cooked in olive oil in an earthenware dish," writes Schweid.... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 159.99
It presents a new approach to set fish quota based on holistic ecosystem modeling (the CoastWeb-model) and also a plan to optimize a sustainable management of the Baltic Sea including a cost-benefit analysis. This plan accounts for the production of prey and predatory fish under different environmental conditions, professional fishing, recreational... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 13.34
Can you remember why the sea is salty? How does the moon affect the tide? Where were Britain's most notorious places for smugglers? And what was the mystery of St Michael's Mount? There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. Beside the Seaside is a book for anyone who has been captivated by the crash... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2000; US$ 25.95
Provides insights into the biology and behaviour of more than 60 species ? from the Giant Squid to the deadly Blue-ringed Octopus. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 99.99
Presented in an accessible, user-friendly format, this atlas sets out all the major features revealed during one of the largest ever deep-sea mapping campaigns. A unique insight into the morphology of the seabed along the continental margin of the North-East Atlantic, it reveals for the first time many features that have hitherto been hidden beneath... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 109.99
This book is the first comprehensive documentation and interpretation of modern neritic carbonate sediments on the southern Australian continental margin, the largest cool-water carbonate depositional system on the globe. The approach is classical but the information is new. A brief chapter of introduction is followed by a section that describes the... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 26.95
From gray whales giving birth in the lagoons of Baja California to sea otters nestled in kelp beds off California to killer whales living around Vancouver Island?this spectacular stretch of the Pacific Coast boasts one of the most abundant populations of sea mammals on earth. This handy interpretive field guide describes the 45 whales, dolphins, seals,... more...