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Marine Biology

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  • Nutrition and Fish Healthby Carl D Webster; Chhorn Lim

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 119.95

    Safeguard the success of aquaculture operations without expensive antibiotics! Diseases are a major threat to the sustainability of the aquaculture industry. Because antibiotics have many drawbacks, increasing importance is being placed on understanding the mechanisms that make nutrition a key factor in host defense against pathogens. Nutrition and... more...

  • Coral Reef Restoration Handbookby William F. Precht

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95

    "? this book is the first to describe, in detail, the art and science of coral reef restoration. It is to be hoped that the information that can be gleaned within the pages of this book will set a path towards continued preservation of this valuable underwater treasure to be used, appreciated, and experienced for future generations." -- Senator Bob... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby R. N. Gibson; R. J. A. Atkinson; J. D. M. Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 241.00

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has answered this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes more than forty years ago. Its objective... more...

  • Acoustic Fish Reconnaissanceby I.L. Kalikhman; K. I. Yudanov

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 220.00

    Until now, there has not been any work that systematically presents the subject of acoustic fish reconnaissance, details all major aspects of applying acoustic equipment in commercial fish reconnaissance, and offers sufficient analysis of the effectiveness of fish-finding techniques. Acoustic Fish Reconnaissance responds to this need by providing the... more...

  • Biology and Culture of Channel Catfishby C.S. Tucker; J.A. Hargreaves

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 340.00

    The history of channel catfish farming in the United States serves as a model for the development of pond-based aquaculture industries worldwide. Channel catfish farming is the largest and economically most important aquaculture industry in the United States. In 2003, over 300,000 metric tons (662 million pounds) of channel catfish were processed,... more...

  • Scallopsby Sandra E. Shumway; Jay G.J. Parsons

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 270.00

    Scallops are among the better known shellfish and are widely distributed throughout the world. They are of great economic importance, support both commercial fisheries and mariculture efforts and occupy a unique niche in the marine environment. Contributions from world leaders in scallop research and culture cover all facets of scallop biology including... more...

  • Advances in Marine Biologyby Alan J. Southward; Paul A. Tyler; Lee A. Fuiman; Craig M. Young

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 205.00

    Volume 44 is an eclectic volume with timely reviews on invertebrate zooplankton growth rates and movements on marine fish and decapod crustaceans. Advances in Marine Biology was first published in 1963. Now edited by A.J. Southward (Marine Biological Association, UK), P.A. Tyler (Southampton Oceanography Association, UK), C.M. Young (Harbor Branch... more...

  • Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicologyby Jerry L. Farris; John H. Van Hassel

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 210.00

    Responding to the growing need for an aggressive yet conservative approach to evaluating mussel populations, Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology provides a collective review of the techniques and approaches for assessing contaminant impact on freshwater ecosystems. The editors incorporate coverage of research topics and management issues from a cross-section... more...

  • Biology and Management of the World Tarpon and Bonefish Fisheriesby Jerald S. Ault

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 146.95

    The core of a multibillion dollar sport fishing industry, tarpon and bonefish, two of the earth?s oldest creatures, are experiencing obvious and precipitous population decline. Experienced anglers in the Florida Keys suggest a drop of approximately 90-95 percent for the bonefish population over the last 65 years. Despite the economic value of the industry... more...

  • Conservation of Fish and Shellfish Resourcesby J. E. Thorpe; Graham A.E. Gall; Jim E. Lannan; Colin E. Nash

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    Fish and shellfish comprise annually nearly 70-million tons of the world's edible animal protein. However, because of this demand, previously vast stocks have often been exhausted to the point of near extinction. The first book of its kind in the area of freshwater/marine biodiversity, this extensive work reviews the present status of genetic resource... more...