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Marine Biology

  • Ecology of Marine Ports of the Black and Azov Sea Basinby A. K. Vinogradov; Yu. I. Bogatova; I. A. Synegub; Mariya Gelmboldt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 152.84

    This work examines the waters of marine ports as unique integrated aquatic ecosystems. It regards marine ports as entities comprising components of natural and anthropogenic origin, including pelagic, periphytal and benthal subsystems. Using selected Black and Azov Sea ports as examples, the book discusses the hydrodynamics and water exchange, which... more...

  • Marine Shells of Goaby Sangeeta M. Sonak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 41.14

    This book offers a unique introduction to the study of shells and molluscs for all those who take pleasure in shells, the treasure of the sea. However, unlike other shell albums, compendiums or guides, the central focus of this book is on shells and not molluscs. Therefore, in addition to the classification and identification of shells, the book also... more...

  • Deep-Sea Fishesby Imants G. Priede

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 72.00

    A comprehensive account of deep-sea fishes, covering evolution, ecology and the potential threats posed by the growing fishing industry. more...

  • Advances in Marine Vertebrate Research in Latin Americaby Marcos R. Rossi-Santos; Charles W. Finkl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 176.35

    This book gathers the most recent research findings on ecology and conservation of marine vertebrates in Latin America, making use of high technological methods to show readers the diversity of the marine research that has been conducted in these countries over the last decades. The book brings authors from more than 23 institutions of 7 different... more...

  • Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetlandby Santosh Kumar Sarkar

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 117.57

    This book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide covering various aspects of trace metal contamination in abiotic and biotic matrices of an iconic Indian tropical mangrove wetland – Sundarban. Divided into nine chapters, the book begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of sources, accumulation rate and significance of trace metal speciation,... more...

  • Nicoleby Richard Peirce

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2017; US$ 9.00

    Sharks are among the most persecuted animals on Earth. Nicole’s block-buster story lifts the lid on the shocking details of the trade in shark fins, and raises awareness of the plight of sharks in the 21st century. In November 2003 a female Great White Shark was tagged near Dyer Island in South Africa. Her tag popped up in February 2004, just south... more...

  • Revival: Analysis of Trace Organics in the Aquatic Environment (1989)by B. K. Afghan; Alfred S.Y. Chau

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 64.95

    A supplement to previous books edited by Afgan and Chau, this publication covers the practical aspects of analytical methodology for trace organics. The book reviews the published work on the occurance, distribution, fate, effect, and environmental impact of specific classes of compounds. Essential background information emphasizing practical aspects... more...

  • Information Fusion and Intelligent Geographic Information Systems (IF&IGIS'17)by Vasily Popovich; Manfred Schrenk; Jean-Claude Thill; Christophe Claramunt; Tianzhen Wang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 164.60

    This book presents the proceedings of the 8th international Symposium “Information Fusion and Intelligent Geographic Information Systems 2017” (IF&ICIS'2017), which took place at Shanghai Maritime University, China, from May 10 to 12, 2017. The goal of the symposium was to bring together leading global experts in the field of spatial information integration... more...

  • Physiology of Molluscsby Saber Saleuddin; Spencer Mukai

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 399.95

    Physiology of Molluscs: A Collection of Selected Reviews is an informative two-volume sent that brings together some of the most important recent and unique developments in molluscan physiology. Volume One focuses on shell structure, mineralization, the dynamics of calcium transport, shell drilling, byssus proteins, locomotion, and reproduction.... more...

  • Fishes Out of Waterby Zeehan Jaafar; Edward O. Murdy

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 119.95

    Mudskippers are amphibious fishes native to the Indo-West Pacific and tropical western Africa. Unlike most fishes, mudskippers emerse to forage, find mates, and defend territories. Adaptations to their morphology, physiology and behavior enable mudskippers to accommodate both aquatic and terrestrial habitats. For these traits, mudskippers have long... more...