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  • The Soul of an Octopusby Sy Montgomery

    Simon & Schuster UK 2015; Not Available

    In 2011 Sy Montgomery wrote a feature for Orionmagazine 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Voices in the Oceanby Susan Casey

    Doubleday Canada 2015; US$ 34.00

    From Susan Casey, the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil's Teeth and The Wave, a breathtaking look into the mysterious world of dolphins and their conflicted history with man.      Since the dawn of recorded history, humans have felt a kinship with the sleek and beautiful dolphin, an animal whose playfulness, sociability and... more...

  • Aquatic Functional Biodiversityby Andrea Belgrano; Guy Woodward; Ute Jacob

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 79.95

    Aquatic Functional Biodiversity: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective provides a general conceptual framework by some of the most prominent investigators in the field for how to link eco-evolutionary approaches with functional diversity to understand and conserve the provisioning of ecosystem services in aquatic systems. Rather than producing... more...

  • Introducing Oceanography for tablet devicesby David N. Thomas; David C. Bowers

    Dunedin Academic Press Ltd 2012; US$ 19.95

    Introducing Oceanography describes the oceans and the forces at work within them. The authors also discuss the effects of light, the chemistry of the seas and the food web before surveying biological oceanography. more...