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Marine Biology

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  • Immunobiology of the Sharkby Sylvia L. Smith; Robert B. Sim; Martin F. Flajnik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Immunity studies in sharks over the past three decades have produced some remarkable discoveries. If one message rings true, it is that alternative animal model systems, such as sharks and their relatives, have contributed very substantially to a better understanding of the development evolution of our own immune system. Immunobiology of the... more...

  • Nutritional Marine Lifeby Ramasamy Santhanam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    The nutritional benefits of marine flora and fauna are well known. Fish and crustaceans provide high-quality sources of amino acids?nutritionally important proteins found in only small amounts in cereals and grains. Nutrients and minerals in seafood can improve brain development and reproduction and there are strong links between fish and heart... more...

  • Techniques in Aquatic Toxicology, Volume 2by Gary K. Ostrander

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 262.00

    Whether considering toxicant exposure in zebrafish, or the application of cellular diagnostics to marine toxicology, or the ecotoxicology of coral reef ecosystems, or the amount of metalloids in water, this reference offers the protocols for specimen collection that researchers need. Following up on his popular Techniques in Aquatic Toxicology with... more...

  • Asian Marine Biology 18 (2001)by Brian Morton

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 45.00

    This is the annual journal of the Marine Biological Association of Hong Kong. It contains papers on marine subjects of interest to all Asian biologists. more...

  • Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China IVby Brian Morton

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1997; US$ 128.00

    This collection originates from the Eighth International Workshop on the subject held in Hong Kong in April 1995. The 31 papers deal with aspects of the taxonomy and ecology of Hong Kong's marine life with particular reference to the Cape d'Aguilar Marine Reserve and the benthic fauna of its territorial waters. more...

  • Biology of Polar Benthic Algaeby Christian Wiencke

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    This work synthesizes the current state of knowledge on the biology of polar benthic marine algae and presents an outlook on their responses to changing environmental conditions in polar regions. Topics treated include environment, biodiversity and biogeography of micro- and macroalgae, including an update of the knowledge of the red algal flora of... more...

  • Dynamic Aquariaby Walter H. Adey; Karen Loveland

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    Dynamic Aquaria is the outgrowth of years of research aimed at studying how to accurately model and construct living ecosystems in mesocosms, microcosms, and aquaria. It is a unique book, presenting scientifically sound information for a growing new area of science--synthetic ecology, or the construction of living ecosystems. At the same time, the... more...

  • Echinoderms in a Changing Worldby Craig Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 169.95

    Echinoderms are an ancient and diverse group of marine animals with a rich fossil record. They occur abundantly in all modern oceans and at all depths, where they contribute importantly to patterns in biodiversity and to the structure and functioning of marine systems.  It is therefore vital to understand how they will respond to a rapidly changing... more...

  • Seafood Scienceby Se-Kwon Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    This book explores current trends in seafood science and examines various related topics including isolation aspects and different methodologies involved in seafood production. It provides detailed explanations about marine species such as fish, seaweed, and crustaceans and discusses their health benefits as well as the health risk for consumption.... more...

  • The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Changeby Iain McCalman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 27.99

    Stretching 1,400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to three thousand individual reefs, more than nine hundred islands, and thousands of marine species, and has alternately been viewed as a deadly maze, an economic bounty, a scientific frontier, and a precarious World Heritage site. Now the historian... more...