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  • Environmental Adaptationsby F. John Vernberg

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Environmental Adaptations examines the dynamic interaction between an organism and its external environment in order to emphasize the adaptive significance of its responses. Focusing on the adaptations of crustaceans, it bridges the gap between other volumes in the series which deal in detail with the functional machinery of crustaceans and those dealing... 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...

  • Zooplankton Community Analysisby W.M. Jr. Lewis

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 Introduction.- 2 General Description of Lake Lanao.- 3 The Phytoplankton Community.- Community Composition.- Biomass.- Succession.- 4 Description of the Zooplankton Community.- Community Complexity.- Copepods.- Rotifers and Cladocera.- Miscellaneous Zooplankton.- 5 Methods.- Sampling.- Counting.- Size and Biomass Measurements.- 6 Spatial Distribution... more...

  • Biomarkers for Stress in Fish Embryos and Larvaeby Irina Rudneva

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    Introduction Stress Response in Fish Stressors Physiological stress response Cellular stress response Biomarkers: Classification, Characterization and Specificity in Fish Biotransformation system Antioxidant system and lipid peroxidation Stress proteins Haemotological characteristics Metabolic rate Cholinesterases Endocrine disruption... more...

  • Seashells of North Americaby R. Tucker Abbott; Herbert S. Zim; George F. Sandström

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of... 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 planet's primary production and forms the basis of nearly all marine food webs ..." Photosynthesis in the Marine Environment provides a comprehensive explanation of photosynthetic processes as they relate to the special environment in which marine plants live. The first part of the book... more...

  • Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cubaby Rodolfo Claro; Kenyon C. Lindeman; Lynne R. Parenti

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 49.95

    Situated at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba's coastal waters are home to one of the most diverse fish faunas in the Western Hemisphere. However, until now, information in English about Cuban marine fishes and their habitats has been limited. This comprehensive guide to the region's fishes fills... more...

  • Fire in the Seaby David A. McKee; Henry Compton; Larry J. Hyde; Michael Barrett; Jennifer Hardell; Mark Anderson

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    The cold, stygian dark of the extreme sea depths is home to some of our planet?s strangest creatures. Even their names evoke a science fiction adventure: dragonfishes, greeneyes, viperfishes, mirrorbellies, lanternfishes. Marine biologist Henry ?Hank? Compton (1928?2005) of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department?s Rockport Marine Lab was present... more...

  • Underwater Seascapesby Laurence Le Dû-Blayo

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The very first inter-disciplinary book about underwater seascapes An answer to highlighting conservation marine issues An object to interacting with cultural representations, technology innovations and public policies about the sea more...