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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Robert Elsner is professor emeritus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He studies the physiology of marine mammals and is the coauthor of Diving and Asphyxia: A Comparative Study of Animals and Man . He lives in Ester, AK. more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00
This pioneering volume provides a blueprint for managing the challenges of ocean conservation using marine historical ecology?an interdisciplinary area of study that is helping society to gain a more in-depth understanding of past human-environmental interactions in coastal and marine ecosystems and of the ecological and social outcomes associated... more...
- Pan Stanford 2015; US$ 169.95
Introduction Principles of Bioadhesion; Professor John D Smart, University of Brighton, UK Characterization of Bioadhesion; Thakur Raghu Raj Singh, David S. Jones, Gavin P. Andrews, Ravi Sheshala Natural Adhesives Mussel adhesives; Hongbo Zeng, Qingye Lu, Bin Yan, Jun Huang, Lin Li, Zhi Liao Gecko adhesion; ... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 180.00
Mucosal Health in Aquaculture is an essential reference on mucosal health for the diverse aquaculture community. Rich in explanatory figures and schematics, the book includes important concepts such as structural and cellular composition of mucosal surfaces in fish and shellfish, known functional roles of molecular and cellular actors during pathogen... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95
"It?s been a very rewarding experience reviewing Chris?s book, far more fun and educational than I ever anticipated. Through his work as a scientist and his personal experience, Chris takes the reader on a journey around the world to explain, understand and appreciate the scientific, economic and emotional linkages between the land, oceans and people.... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95
Sea otters are good indicators of ocean health. In addition, they are a keystone species, offering a stabilizing effect on ecosystem, controlling sea urchin populations that would otherwise inflict damage to kelp forest ecosystems. The kelp forest ecosystem is crucial for marine organisms and contains coastal erosion. With the concerns about the imperiled... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 119.95
Introduction Nutritional Composition of Marine Foods: Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks and Seaweeds Phytoplankton Seaweeds and Marsh Plants Green Algae Brown Algae Red Algae Halophyte Jellyfish Crustaceans Shrimps Crabs Lobsters Mollusks Oysters Mussels Clams Scallops Conches Abalones Limpet Squids Cuttlefish Octopus Echinoderms... more...