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Marine Biology

  • Their World: A Diversity of Microbial Environmentsby Christon J. Hurst

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    Thisvolume summarizes recent advances in environmental microbiology by providing fascinatinginsights into the diversity of microbial life that exists on our planet. Thefirst two chapters present theoretical perspectives that help to consolidateour understanding of evolution as an adaptive process by which the niche andhabitat of each species develop... more...

  • Decapod Crustacean Phylogeneticsby Joel W. Martin; Keith A. Crandall; Darryl L. Felder

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 167.95

    Decapod crustaceans are of tremendous interest and importance evolutionarily, ecologically, and economically. There is no shortage of publications reflecting the wide variety of ideas and hypotheses concerning decapod phylogeny, but until recently, the world?s leading decapodologists had never assembled to elucidate and discuss relationships among... more...

  • Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustaceaby Christoph Held; Stefan Koenemann; Christoph D. Schubart

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Recently, technological progress and the rise of DNA barcoding efforts have led to a significant increase in the availability of molecular datasets on intraspecific variability. Carcinologists and other organismal biologists, who want to use molecular tools to investigate patterns on the scale of populations, face a bewildering variety of genetic... more...

  • Fisheries Management and Conservationby William III Hunter

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Fisheries management and conservation draws on science in order to find ways to protect fishery resources so sustainable exploitation is possible. Modern fisheries management often involves regulating when, where, how, and how much fishermen are allowed to harvest to ensure that there will be fish in the future. This work on fisheries management and... more...

  • Ecological Biomarkersby Claude Amiard-Triquet; Jean-Claude Amiard; Philip S. Rainbow

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 147.95

    Does a change, which affects a few biological macro-molecules, some cells, or a few individuals within a population, have any ecological significance that would allow the prediction of deleterious effects at higher levels of biological organization, namely the population, community, and ultimately the ecosystem? With contributions from experts in... more...

  • Ecology of Marine Bivalvesby Richard F. Dame

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    Exploring the potential use of bivalves as indicators and monitors of ecosystem health, this book describes live and computer simulated experiments, mesocosm studies, and field manipulation experiments. This second edition discusses major new developments, including phase shifts in many coastal and estuarine ecosystems dominated by suspension-feeding... more...

  • Toxicology of Reptilesby Susan C. M. Gardner; Eva Oberdorster

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 209.95

    Toxicology of Reptiles cohesively summarizes much of the cutting-edge research taking place in fields such as reptilian endocrinology, neurophysiology, immunology, and ecology. It also addresses conservation needs along with the complications often associated with population studies. The text is easy to synthesize and apply in the evaluation and... more...

  • Comparative High Pressure Biologyby Philippe Sébert

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 160.95

    High pressure biology is an old, fascinating and stimulating field of research. One of the major reasons for the interest in studying high pressure is that this environmental factor also plays an important role in thermodynamics and consequently in biology. Pressure, from a biological perspective, has a bearing on all living creatures. The book presents... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby R. N. Gibson; R. J. A. Atkinson; J. D. M. Gordon

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95

    Reflecting increased interest in the field and its relevance in global environmental issues, Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 47 provides authoritative reviews that summarize results of recent research in basic areas of marine research, exploring topics of special and topical importance while adding to new areas as they... more...

  • Marine Cosmeceuticalsby Se-Kwon Kim

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    Marine Cosmeceuticals: Trends and Prospects is a consolidated overview of the marine environment as a productive source of novel cosmeceuticals. It accumulates the latest research in this field from around the globe, highlighting the potential of marine micro and macro flora and fauna as effective agents for the development of novel cosmeceuticals.... more...