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Marine Biology

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  • Marine Ornamental Shrimpby Ricardo Calado

    Wiley 2009; US$ 255.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Marine Shrimp Cultureby A.W. Fast; L.J. Lester

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The commercial culture of marine shrimp in tropical areas has grown at a phenomenal rate during the last 10 to 15 years. This book provides a description of principles and practices of shrimp culture at one point in time and documents both historical events and conditions now. It also tries to look into the future. The volume provides both practical... more...

  • Neural Integration and Behaviorby D.C. Sandeman

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 72.95

    Neural Integration and Behavior examines the best neuroethologically researched systems in crustaceans. Research on these systems varies, with emphasis placed on physiological or behavioral aspects. The book places less emphasis on behavior and more on the interactions between neural elements. It presents information gathered from each system and its... 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sediment Mattersby Peter Heininger; Johannes Cullmann

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents insights into the complex processes controlling sediment behavior in river basins and into state of the art integrated sediment management concepts. Main topics are: sediment transport, modelling sediment transfer in rivers, sediment quality, sediment monitoring and integrated sediment management at catchment scale. Interlinkages... more...

  • Selective Breeding in Aquaculture: an Introductionby Trygve Gjedrem; Matthew Baranski

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    To broaden the appeal of selective breeding, the authors, from a leading aquaculture research center, use the results of numerous studies showing that the high fecundity and genetic variation in most aquatic species can lead to rapid and dramatic improvements. more...

  • Sex in the Seaby Marah J. Hardt

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant right whales engaging in a lively threesome whilst holding their breath; full moon sex parties of groupers and daily mating blitzes by blueheaded wrasse. Deep-sea squid perform inverted 69s, while... more...