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Marine Biology

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  • Marine Biology: A Very Short Introductionby Philip V. Mladenov

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 7.99

    In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine life and marine processes that ranges from the polar oceans to tropical coral reefs, he outlines the principles of marine biology whilst demonstrating the fundamental impact humans have on the oceans and their ecology. more...

  • Spongesby Lisa Goudie; Mark Norman; Julian Finn

    Museum Victoria 2013; US$ 12.99

    We might think of sponges as bathroom objects but the real living animals are far more interesting. They come in all shapes and sizes, occur in all oceans of the world, and have amazing lives. Sponges have lived in our oceans for 600 million years. Ancient forms even built reefs bigger than the Great Barrier Reef. Today, sponges help clean our oceans,... more...

  • Phytoplanktonby John E. G. Raymont

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Plankton and Productivity in the Oceans, Second Edition, Volume 1: Phytoplankton presents the different varieties of phytoplankton and nanoplankton forms; the types and temporal changes in phytoplankton communities; and the primary production of planktonic algae in the seas. Chapters discuss the physical and chemical characteristics of the marine... more...

  • A Scientist at the Seashoreby James S. Trefil

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    "A marvelous excursion from the beach to the ends of the solar system . . . captivating."? The New York Times "So easy to understand yet so dense with knowledge that you'll never look at waves on a beach the same way again."? San Francisco Chronicle "One of the best popular science books."? The Kansas City Star "Perfect for the weekend scientist."?... more...

  • Marine Mammal Observer and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbookby Victoria Todd; Ian Todd; Jane Gardiner

    Pelagic Publishing 2015; US$ 57.99

    Marine Mammal Observer and Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook is the ultimate instruction manual for mitigation measures to minimise man-made acoustical and physical disturbances to marine mammals from industrial and defence activities. more...

  • Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes: Internal Processesby Robert E. Shadwick; Anthony P. Farrell; Colin J. Brauner

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00

    Fish Physiology: Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes, Volume 34B is a useful reference for fish physiologists, biologists, ecologists, and conservation biologists. Following an increase in research on elasmobranchs due to the plight of sharks in today?s oceans, this volume compares elasmobranchs to other groups of fish, highlights areas of interest... more...

  • Nudibranchs and Related Molluscsby Robert Burn

    Museum Victoria 2015; US$ 19.99

    Nudibranchs, the ‘butterflies of the sea’, belong to a group that includes bubble shells, sea hares, side-gilled slugs, sap-sucking slugs and sea butterflies (pteropods). This group includes some of the most beautiful, colourful and delicate of all marine creatures. More than 400 species of nudibranchs occur in south-eastern Australia. This... more...

  • Management of Marine Protected Areasby Paul D. Goriup

    Wiley 2017; US$ 115.00 US$ 99.67

    With the health of the world’s oceans threatened as never before, it is becoming increasingly apparent that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) play a vitally important role in protecting marine and coastal habitats.  Management of Marine Protected Areas: A Network Perspective  draws on the results of a major EU-sponsored research project... more...

  • Shark Trackerby Richard Fitzpatrick

    NewSouth 2016; US$ 12.99

    Killer tales from the deep from an award-winning cinematographer and marine biologist. Ever wondered what it would be like to be up close and personal with a constipated shark? Thought about keeping a great white as a pet? Or fantasised about naming a deadly animal after your ex? Richard ‘Shark Tracker’ Fitzpatrick, who wrangles sharks and... more...

  • Biology of Oystersby Brian Leicester Bayne

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 200.00

    Biology of Oysters offers scientific insights into the structure and function of oysters. Written by an expert in the field of shellfish research, this book presents more than 50 years of empirical research literature. It provides an understanding of the edible oysters, in order to equip students and researchers with the background needed to undertake... more...