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  • CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicineby Leslie Dierauf; Frances M.D. Gulland

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 169.95

    CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Second Edition is the only handbook specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. With 66 contributors working together to craft 45 scientifically-based chapters, the text has been completely revised and updated to contain all the latest developments in this field. Building upon the solid foundation... more...

  • Marine and Freshwater Products Handbookby Roy E. Martin; Emily Paine Carter; George J. Jr. Flick; Lynn M. Davis

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 325.00

    Comprehensive handbook of seafood information! This definitive reference is the most comprehensive handbook of information ever assembled on foods and other products from fresh and marine waters. Marine and Freshwater Products Handbook covers the acquisition, handling, biology, and the science and technology of the preservation and processing of fishery... more...

  • Handbook for Restoring Tidal Wetlandsby Joy B. Zedler

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 154.95

    Efforts to direct the recovery of damaged sites and landscape date back as far as the 1930s. If we fully understood the conditions and controlling variables at restoration sites, we would be better equipped to predict the outcomes of restoration efforts. If there were no constraints, we could merely plant the restoration site and walk away. However,... more...

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

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 253.00

    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...

  • Biology of the Southern Ocean, Second Editionby George A. Knox

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 243.00

    First published in 1993, The Biology of the Southern Ocean has been referred to as international research at its best and an invaluable reference. Drawing on the considerable volume of information published in the last ten years, this second edition retains the format that made the first edition a popular bestseller, while updating the information... more...

  • The Geology of the Everglades and Adjacent Areasby Edward J. Petuch; Charles Roberts

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95

    Painting a complete picture of the history of the Everglades, The Geology of the Everglades and Adjacent Areas brings together theperspectives of various geoscientists to provides an overview of the geology, paleontology, and paleoceanography of the Everglades region. It emphasizes the upper 300 m of the geologic framework of the area and gives insight... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 355.00

    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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 215.00

    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...

  • Scallopsby Sandra E. Shumway; G. Jay Parsons

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 285.00

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 154.95

    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...