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  • Biomarkers for Stress in Fish Embryos and Larvaeby Irina Rudneva

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...