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

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00

    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 ecological researchby M. Begon; Alastair H. Fitter

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains papers highlighting the diverse interests of modern ecologists. All areas of ecology are covered: from the current concerns over changes in CO2 levels and its affects on the Earth's vegetation to the unique Cichlid fish populations in Lake Tanganika, whose structure is important for other organismal populations, including humans.... more...

  • Marine Ornamental Shrimpby Ricardo Calado

    Wiley 2009; US$ 247.95

    Marine ornamental shrimp are amongst the most heavily traded invertebrate species in the aquarium industry. The majority of traded species are still collected from the wild, having a major effect on ocean ecosystems. An increase in the amount of culture of these species is now a major priority for those in the trade and for marine conservationists.... more...

  • Principles of Marine Bioacousticsby Mardi C. Hastings

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    This book is about studying the acoustics of marine animals using underwater acoustic techniques. Marine bioacoustics is a very broad interdisciplinary field that covers diverse areas as the production and reception of sound by researchers, the production and reception of sound by marine animals, the nature of sound propagation in the ocean, the nature... more...

  • The Secret Life of Sharksby A. Peter Klimley

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 20.95

    Marine biologist Pete Klimley swims with the sharks. He was one of the first scientists to free-dive among sharks, and he has spent nearly thirty years studying shark behavior, sometimes swimming in schools of several hundred sharks. From his firsthand observations he has learned that sharks are not the vicious man-eaters that we imagine, but fascinating... more...

  • Marine Sciencesby Kyle Kirkland

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.40

    Curiosity is a powerful incentive for explorers and scientists alike. Economics and the search for profits have funded the voyages of Magellan and other navigators, and the drive to find out what lies beyond the ordinary realm has played a role in the willingness of voyagers to take such grave risks. Marine Sciences details the explorers and scientists... more...

  • Decapod Crustacean Phylogeneticsby Joel W. Martin; Keith A. Crandall; Darryl L. Felder

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 159.95

    Decapod crustaceans are of tremendous interest and importance evolutionarily, ecologically, and economically. There is no shortage of publications reflecting the wide variety of ideas and hypotheses concerning decapod phylogeny, but until recently, the world?s leading decapodologists had never assembled to elucidate and discuss relationships among... more...

  • Underwater To Get Out Of The Rainby Trevor Norton

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.27

    This is the beautifully told tale of Norton's growing love of the sea, from family holidays in Whitley Bay as a boy, to his first over zealous attempts at diving. All that we know and love of the British seaside weaves throughout this funny, nostalgic and richly told memoir. Fortune telling gypsies found on crumbling promenades, lighthouses... more...

  • The Australian Yabby Farmerby John Mosig

    Landlinks Press 1998; US$ 42.95

    Provides the basic principles of aquaculture and yabby farming. more...