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Marine Biology

  • Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Snailsby Ramasamy Santhanam

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    The first comprehensive volume exclusively on marine cone snails, this book provides descriptions of over 100 species of hazardous marine snails along with their biological and ecological characteristics; the characteristics of conotoxins; information on cone snail injuries and their treatment along with prevention measures; and the therapeutic and... more...

  • Bacterial Fish Pathogensby Brian Austin; Dawn A. Austin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 208.85

    This book puts emphasis on theisolation, taxonomy, diagnosis (phenotypic, serology and molecular biology),epizootiology, pathogenicity mechanisms, and methods of disease control (byvaccination, immunostimulation, probiotics, prebiotics, plant products, andantimicrobial compounds. Co-infections, which are attributed to more than onemicrobial species... more...

  • Darwin, Darwinism and Conservation in the Galapagos Islandsby Diego Quiroga; Ana María Sevilla

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.63

    The book explores how Darwin´s legendary and mythologized visit to the Galapagos affected the socioecosystems of the Islands, as well as the cultural and intellectual traditions of Ecuador and Latin America. It highlights in what way the connection between Darwin and the Galapagos has had real, enduring and paradoxical effects in the Archipelago. This... more...

  • Fostering Internationalism through Marine Scienceby Sara Tjossem

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    This book describes the work of the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) since its launch 1992. Mapping the evolution of its agenda gives insight into the development of modern marine science in the context of competing demands of stakeholders within and outside the organization. The opening chapter consider the challenges of marine science... more...

  • The Diversity of Russian Estuaries and Lagoons Exposed to Human Influenceby Ruben Kosyan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    This volume describes the complex characteristics of almost all Russian coastal estuaries systematized in the following regions: the coasts of the White Sea, the Barents Sea, the Kara Sea, the Laptev Sea, the East Siberian Sea, the Chukchi Sea, the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov, the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Sea of Japan and... more...

  • Marine Pollution and Microbial Remediationby Milind Mohan Naik; Santosh Kumar Dubey

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 142.89

    Marine environment is the largest habitat covering approximately 70% of the total earth surface. Oceans are the main regulatory agent of earth?s climate and harbour a huge diversity of living organisms. Marine environment provide a unique ecological niche to different microbes which play a significant role in nutrient recycling as well as various environmental... more...

  • Secrets of the Seasby Callum Roberts; Alex Mustard

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 25.99

    Our seas are host to an extraordinary variety of plant and animal life, but much of it remains mysterious and great imagery is surprisingly hard to find. Alex Mustard is one of the world's leading underwater photographers and his images are so crisp and immediate that the animals seem to swim out of the water towards you. This beautiful book gathers... more...

  • Anatomy of Dolphinsby Bruno Cozzi; Stefan Huggenberger; Helmut A Oelschläger

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 89.95

    The Anatomy of Dolphins: Insights into Body Structure and Function is a precise, detailed, fully illustrated, descriptive, and functionally oriented text on the anatomy and morphology of dolphins. It focuses on a number of delphinid species, with keynotes on important dolphin-like genera, such as the harbor porpoise. It also serves as a useful complement... more...

  • Medical Emergencies Caused by Aquatic Animalsby Vidal Haddad Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.93

    The present book is intended as a reference guide for emergency and ambulatory care medicine, providing essential information on the most important problems and incidents caused by venomous, poisoning and traumatic marine and freshwater animals. Indeed, though emergencies caused by aquatic animals are becoming increasingly common, there are few reference... more...

  • The Cnidaria, Past, Present and Futureby Stefano Goffredo; Zvy Dubinsky

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 208.85

    Thisvolume presents a broad panorama of the current status of research ofinvertebrate animals considered belonging to the phylum Cnidaria, such as hydra, jellyfish, sea anemone, and coral. In this book the Cnidarians aretraced from the Earth?s primordial oceans, to their response to the warming andacidifying oceans. Due to the role of corals in the... more...