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

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Changeby Grégory Beaugrand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address this important but neglected topic, which is likely to... more...

  • Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefsby Tim McClanahan; George Branch

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs summarizes recent developments in the ecology of kelp forests and coral reefs in order to develop an understanding of the general principles of their ecological organization and how they might be managed from an ecosystem perspective. more...

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

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 275.00

    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...

  • Ascorbic Acid In Aquatic Organismsby Konrad Dabrowski

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 275.00

    We are just beginning to discover the importance of vitamin C in the health of natural and man-made ecosystems. Synthesis of ascorbic acid is well understood, but algae as the only source of ascorbate in the aquatic food pyramid has not been explored. There is an expanding field of the culture of aquatic organisms that demand formulated feeds to best... more...

  • Responsible Marine Aquacultureby R.R. Stickney; J.P. McVey

    CABI 2002; US$ 135.00

    With the expansion of the world aquaculture industry, there has been increasing concern over sustainability and environmental impact. This book addresses this topical issue, concentrating on marine aquaculture. more...

  • The Knowledge Base for Fisheries Managementby Lorenzo Motos; Douglas Wilson

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 240.00

    Fisheries are in a state of crisis throughout the world. While there has been some success, truly effective fisheries management seems beyond our grasp. The knowledge needed for proper management contains a broad array of facts and connections from statistical stock assessments, to the information that allows government agencies to track compliance... more...

  • Striped Bass and Other Morone Cultureby R.M. Harrell

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 305.00

    This book is an up-to-date discussion of the culture of striped bass and other Morone spp. The subject matter is broken down into functional components of the spawning, husbandry, and economics of the industry, and is written by some of the leading scientists in each of the respective areas of discussion. The chapters on reproduction, nutrition,... more...

  • Advances in Marine Biologyby John H.S. Blaxter; Bruce Douglas

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    This volume features two papers on plankton, a vital component of the marine ecosystem and one that has featured often in this series in the past. Kiorboe takes a fresh look at water turbulence and its effect on food web structure and the size of individual plankton cells. Kuparinen and Kuosa describe the plankton populations of the Baltic Sea. Subramoniam... more...

  • Advances in Marine Biologyby John H.S. Blaxter; Bruce Douglas

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Marine Biology contains up-to-date reviews of all areas of marine science, including fisheries science and macro/micro fauna. Each volume contains peer-reviewed papers detailing the ecology of marine regions. Key Features * Up-to-date reviews on marine biology * Particular focus on plankton, fisheries, and crustacea more...