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Marine Biology

  • Seafood Scienceby Se-Kwon Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    This book explores current trends in seafood science and examines various related topics including isolation aspects and different methodologies involved in seafood production. It provides detailed explanations about marine species such as fish, seaweed, and crustaceans and discusses their health benefits as well as the health risk for consumption.... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby R.N. Hughes; D.J. Hughes; I.P. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes fifty years ago. Its objectives... 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...

  • Interrelationships Between Corals and Fisheriesby Stephen A. Ph.D. Bortone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Interrelationships Between Corals and Fisheries is derived from a workshop held by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council in Tampa, Florida in May 2013, where world authorities came together to discuss the current problems in managing tropical fisheries and offered suggestions for future directions for both researchers and environmental resource... more...

  • The Great Barrier Reefby Ben Daley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a marine park. This book provides an original account of... 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...

  • Deepby James Nestor

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 27.00

    Our species is more profoundly connected to the sea than we ever realized, as an intrepid cadre of scientists, athletes, and explorers is now discovering. Deep follows these adventurers into the ocean to report on the latest findings about its wondrous biology ? and unimagined human abilities. 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...

  • The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Changeby Iain McCalman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 27.99

    Stretching 1,400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to three thousand individual reefs, more than nine hundred islands, and thousands of marine species, and has alternately been viewed as a deadly maze, an economic bounty, a scientific frontier, and a precarious World Heritage site. Now the historian... more...

  • Environmental Adaptationsby F. John Vernberg

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Environmental Adaptations examines the dynamic interaction between an organism and its external environment in order to emphasize the adaptive significance of its responses. Focusing on the adaptations of crustaceans, it bridges the gap between other volumes in the series which deal in detail with the functional machinery of crustaceans and those dealing... more...