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  • Underwater Seascapesby Olivier Musard; Laurence Le Dû-Blayo; Patrice Francour; Jean-Pierre Beurier; Eric Feunteun; Luc Talassinos

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    While the European Landscape Convention adopted in Florence in 2000 by the European Council offers a public-action framework through a normative definition, the marine and submarine dimensions of landscapes are attracting growing interest from researchers worldwide. At a time when marine-conservation objectives are strongly endorsed by the Convention... more...

  • Marine Historical Ecology in Conservationby John N. Kittinger; Loren McClenachan; Keryn B. Gedan; Louise K. Blight

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    This pioneering volume provides a blueprint for managing the challenges of ocean conservation using marine historical ecology?an interdisciplinary area of study that is helping society to gain a more in-depth understanding of past human-environmental interactions in coastal and marine ecosystems and of the ecological and social outcomes associated... more...

  • Shark Attackby Richard Ellis

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 1.99

    Renowned marine conservationist and artist Richard Ellis addresses the popular myths, misconceptions, and exploits of great white sharks, tiger sharks, bull sharks, and the many other species that roam the waters of our planet Do sharks deserve their universally bad reputation? Sharks are clearly not harmless? Shark Attack includes many true... more...

  • The Soul of an Octopusby Sy Montgomery

    Simon & Schuster UK 2015; Not Available

    In 2011 Sy Montgomery wrote a feature for Orion magazine entitled 'Deep Intellect' about her friendship with a sensitive, sweet-natured octopus named Athena and the grief she felt at her death. It went viral, indicating the widespread fascination with these mysterious, almost alien-like creatures. Since then Sy has practised true immersion journalism,... 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...

  • Genetics in Aquacultureby Graham A.E. Gall; H. Chen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This volume, the proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture, builds on the foundations laid down at the first symposium, held in Galway, Ireland in 1982 (Aquaculture, Volume 33), as well as those laid down at the second, held in Davis, California, USA in 1985 (Genetics in Aquaculture II), and the third, held in Trondheim,... more...

  • The Hadal Zoneby Alan Jamieson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 64.00

    A long overdue collation of all that is known about life in the trenches and the hadal communities therein. more...

  • Voices in the Oceanby Susan Casey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95 US$ 20.99

    From Susan Casey, the New York Times bestselling author of The Wave and The Devil?s Teeth , a breathtaking journey through the extraordinary world of dolphins   Since the dawn of recorded history, humans have felt a kinship with the sleek and beautiful dolphin, an animal whose playfulness, sociability, and intelligence seem like an aquatic... more...

  • The Coral Reef Era: From Discovery to Declineby James Bowen

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    On 4 June 1629, the Batavia , pride of the Dutch East India Company Fleet, was wrecked on her maiden voyage in a seemingly empty expanse of the Indian Ocean. The question ?how did this happen?? led to 300 years of investigation by those curious to solve the enigma: what are corals and how are coral reefs formed?. Relying heavily on primary source... 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...