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  • Tropical Asian Streamsby David Dudgeon

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1999; US$ 67.00

    This book deals with the ecology of rivers and streams in the Oriental Region, and describes the composition of their unique fauna - especially the diverse array of animals which live on and among the bottom sediments. more...

  • The Corals of Hong Kongby P.J.B. Scott

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1984; US$ 24.00

    The world economy is facing unprecedented challenges brought by the still unfolding global financial crisis. At this critical juncture in history, China's economic performance and financial stability are closely watched across the world. The current global economic downturn and the rigidities it poses on the growth prospects of any individual economy... more...

  • Commercial Fish of the Eritrean Red Seaby Amanuel Ghebremichael Tesiamichael; Semere Haile Sebahtu

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 13.99

    This book provides a guide to some of the many commercial fishes of the Eritrean Red Sea and the marine environment they inhabit. This guide is designed as a working tool for fisheries workers, investors and a general reader who is interested in identifying some of the many different fish species of the Eritrean Red Sea. This book will play a part... more...

  • Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Managementby Michael King

    Wiley 2013; US$ 133.95

    This excellent second edition of Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management, has been fully updated and expanded, providing a book which is an essential purchase for students and scientists studying, working or researching in fisheries and aquatic sciences. In the same way that excessive hunting on land has threatened terrestrial species, excessive... more...

  • Biology of Marine Mammalsby John E. Reynolds

    Smithsonian 2013; US$ 60.00

    Taking an integrated approach to the biology of marine carnivores, cetaceans, and sirenians, twenty-two prominent researchers compare marine mammals with one another and with terrestrial mammals, providing a framework for fundamental biological and ecological concepts. They describe functional morphology, sensory systems, energetics, reproduction,... more...

  • Biomarkers for Stress in Fish Embryos and Larvaeby Irina Rudneva

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    The present work evaluates the toxic effects of some environmental stressors on fish eggs and larvae and describes the biomarker responses of fish from locations with varying levels of pollution. Development of the main groups of biomarkers is discussed. The book demonstrates general trends and specific peculiarities of biomarker induction in early... more...

  • Algaeby Laura Barsanti; Paolo Gualtieri

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    A single-source reference on the biology of algae, Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the most important taxa and structures for freshwater, marine, and terrestrial forms of algae. Its comprehensive coverage goes from algae's historical role through its taxonomy and ecology to its natural product possibilities.... more...

  • Marine Ecology in a Changing Worldby Andrés Hugo Arias; María Clara Menendez

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 119.95

    With contributions from an impressive group of Argentinean and German oceanographers, this book examines classical ecological issues relating to marine ecosystems in the context of climate change. It paints a picture of marine ecology at the crossroads of global warming. The book examines the fundamentals of marine ecology: ecosystem stability, water... more...

  • Governing Marine Protected Areasby Peter J.S. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework is employed to address some key questions: How can top-down and... more...

  • Photosynthesis in the Marine Environmentby Sven Beer; Bjö; Mats rk; John Beardall

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    "Marine photosynthesis provides for at least half of the primary production worldwide..." Photosynthesis in the Marine Environment constitutes a comprehensive explanation of photosynthetic processes as related to the special environment in which marine plants live. The first part of the book introduces the different photosynthesising organisms of... more...