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Marine Biology

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  • Marine Biodiversityby Rupert F. G. Ormond; John D. Gage; Martin V. Angel; Crispin Tickell

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 60.00

    Investigates patterns and processes of biodiversity in the poorly understood, but vital marine ecosystem. 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

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 177.95

    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...

  • 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 Mammalsby Annalisa Berta; James L. Sumich; Kit M. Kovacs

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 88.95

    Marine Mammals: Evolutionary Biology, Third Edition is a succinct, yet comprehensive text devoted to the systematics, evolution, morphology, ecology, physiology, and behavior of marine mammals. Earlier editions of this valuable work are considered required reading for all marine biologists concerned with marine mammals, and this text continues... more...

  • Marine Mammals of the Worldby Thomas A. Jefferson; Marc A. Webber; Robert L. Pitman

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    This new edition of Marine Mammals of the World describes and illustrates newly discovered and rarely photographed species, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date identification guide available. This edition continues to meet the research-focused needs of marine biologists and conservation biologists by providing a tremendous influx of... 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...

  • 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...