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Marine Biology

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Marine Ornamental Shrimpby Ricardo Calado

    Wiley 2009; US$ 263.95 US$ 228.76

    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...

  • 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...

  • Underwater To Get Out Of The Rainby Trevor Norton

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    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 standing... more...

  • Biology of Northern Krillby Geraint Tarling

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 205.00

    Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 -- over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well-known for both its excellence of reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board,... more...