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  • Internal Anatomy and Physiological Regulationby Linda Mantel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Biology of Crustacea, Volume 5: Internal Anatomy and Physiological Regulation is an eight-chapter book that begins with a discussion on the internal anatomy of Crustacea with emphasis on its major organ systems. This volume provides information on the regulation of the composition of hemolymph and provision of energy to tissues. Some chapters... more...

  • The Biology of Crustaceaby Anthony Jr. Provenzano

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Biology of Crustacea, Volume 6: Pathobiology summarizes the state of knowledge, major advances, and important problems in crustacean diseases. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with the discussion on the disease-causing viruses, Rickettsiae, bacteria, and fungi afflicting crustaceans. It then talks about diseases caused by protozoans,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    This eBook is best viewed on a color device.   Scoop up plentiful Cockles on Eastern beaches. Spy a fabulous Emperor Helmet in Southern Florida. Find a Red Chiton on the Pacific shore. The coasts of North America yield a wondrous variety of shells, from the majestic Conch to tiny Bittium. This beautifully illustrated guide helps both the novice... 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...