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  • 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...

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

    University of California Press 2014; 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...

  • The Soul of an Octopusby Sy Montgomery

    Atria Books 2015; Not Available

    In this astonishing book from the author of the bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig , Sy Montgomery explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus?a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature?and the remarkable connections it makes with humans. Sy Montgomery?s popular 2011 Orion magazine piece, ?Deep Intellect,? about her... 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...

  • Biology and Ecology of Carpby Constanze Pietsch; Philipp Hirsch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95

    Carp are the backbone of a growing aquaculture industry. Ornamental koi carp fascinate hobby breeders. Carp allow for scientific progress as a model species in laboratories, concern ecosystem managers as an invasive species, and mesmerize anglers as big game. This book covers all these facets of carp. Informative and engaging contributions from... 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 Algal Bioactivesby Se-Kwon Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 149.95

    This book educates readers on the various bioactives of marine algae in drug discovery and development, ranging from the preliminary research to clinical trial. Focused on the isolation of bioactives from marine algae and their biological and biomedical applications in vitro and in vivo , this book is useful for further research in the scientific... 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...