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  • Environmental Adaptationsby F. John Vernberg

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • 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

    CRC Press 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...

  • Biology of European Sea Bassby F. Javier Sánchez Vázquez; José A. Muñoz-Cueto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Biology of European Seabass  presents up-to-date reviews on key topics of seabass biology, written by leading scientific experts with extensive knowledge of seabass as well as their respective field of expertise. The book covers the biology and ecology of the different sea basses and the latest findings in molecular biology, physiology, and... more...

  • Freshwater Fungiby E. B. Gareth Jones; Ka-Lai Pang; Kevin D Hyde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Freshwater habitats are rich in fungi with some 3,000 described species, most literature focussing on their identification, substrata they grow on and world distribution. However, these fungi play an important role in the freshwater ecosystem, and are primarily involved in the breakdown of leaf litter contributing food for detritus feeders. This book... 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...

  • 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...

  • Immunobiology of the Sharkby Sylvia L. Smith; Robert B. Sim; Martin F. Flajnik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Sharks belong to the oldest vertebrate species that possess immune systems similar to that of mammals, thus it is a great model species to study the fundamentals of the mammalian immune system. Analysis of sharks might also reveal insights into the other species' immune systems. This book describes the cellular, genetic, and molecular details of immune... 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...