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  • 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...

  • Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs V2by O.A. Jones

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs, Volume II: Biology 1 discusses the major advances made in the biological aspects of coral reef problems. This book is organized into 12 chapters that cover the microbial aspects of coral reefs, the nutrition in corals, and diversity in coral reefs. The opening chapters describe the distribution and role of coral... more...

  • Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs V3by O.A. Jones

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs, Volume III: Biology 2 covers the major advances made in the biological aspects of coral reef problems. This book discusses the ecology, animal associates, and toxicity of coral reefs. Composed of 11 chapters, the book initially describes the diversity of animals permanently or temporarily associated with living... more...

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

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 12.00

    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...

  • Sharks in Questionby Victor G. Springer; Joy P. Gold

    Smithsonian 2017; US$ 23.99

    Sharks in Question is a collective response to the thousands of questions about sharks received annually by scientists at Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Written in a question-and-answer format accompanied by more than 100 photographs and illustrations, the book provides knowledge for a general audience as well as students of marine... 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...

  • 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...