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Marine Biology

  • Sex in the Seaby Marah J. Hardt

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant right whales engaging in a lively threesome whilst holding their breath; full moon sex parties of groupers and daily mating blitzes by blueheaded wrasse. Deep-sea squid perform inverted 69s, while... more...

  • The Red Sea Ecosystem and Fisheriesby Dawit Tesfamichael; Daniel Pauly

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is the first comprehensive coverage of Red Sea fisheries to inform researchers and decision makers. The Red Sea is a geologically young sea, but also an area with the oldest record of human sea food exploitation. Examining the fisheries of the Red Sea has become extremely important to understand the ecosystem and the direct human impact... more...

  • Analysis of Oceanic Waters and Sedimentsby Thomas Roy Crompton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 189.95

    The presence of concentrations of organic substances and cations in seawater is a matter of increasing concern to the water industry, environmentalists and the general public alike. It poses a threat of possible health hazards for humans, fish and crustacea. Until fairly recently, the analysis of seawater was limited to a number of major constituents... more...

  • Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Valuation, Institutions, and Policy in Southeast Asiaby Nancy Olewiler; Herminia A. Francisco; Alice Joan G. Ferrer

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is a compendium of case studies illustrating how economic tools and techniques can be used to address a wide range of problems in the management and conservation of marine and coastal ecosystems in a developing country context. The studies, which were conducted with support from the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA),... more...

  • Basics of Marine and Estuarine Ecologyby Abhijit Mitra; Sufia Zaman

    Springer India 2016; US$ 279.00

    The book presents recent research on marine ecology in different parts of the world. It aims to shed light on relevant topics for budding marine ecologists. The ?blue soup? of Planet Earth, which comprises both biotic and abiotic components, is essential to keeping the wheel of civilization running. Four major ecosystem service categories have been... more...

  • Armleuchteralgenby Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 89.00

    Dieses Buch beschreibt umfassend die Armleuchtergewächse Deutschlands. Von der Paläontologie bis zum Naturschutz ist alles in diesem Band enthalten: Bestimmungsschlüssel, Artkapitel, Fundortübersicht , Bioindikation, Systematik und Ontogenese. Alle Kapitel sind von Spezialisten des jeweiligen Gebietes verfasst. more...

  • Humpback Dolphins (Sousa spp.): Current Status and Conservation, Part 2by Thomas A. Jefferson; Barbara E. Curry

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 201.00

    Humpback Dolphins (Sousa spp.): Current Status and Conservation, Part 2  is part of Advances in Marine Biology , a series that has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 ? more than 50 years of outstanding coverage from a reference that is well known for its contents and editing. This latest addition... more...

  • Introductory Fisheries Analyses with Rby Derek H. Ogle

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    A How-To Guide for Conducting Common Fisheries-Related Analyses in R Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R provides detailed instructions on performing basic fisheries stock assessment analyses in the R environment. Accessible to practicing fisheries scientists as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate students, the book demonstrates the... more...

  • Seaweed Phylogeographyby Zi-Min Hu; Ceridwen Fraser

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 199.00

    The book provides an overview ofresearch on the remarkable diversity, adaptive genetic differentiation, andevolutionary complexity of intertidal macroalgae species. Through incorporatingmolecular data, ecological niche and model-based phylogeographic inference,this book presents the latest findings and hypotheses on the spatialdistribution and evolution... more...

  • Ethnobiology of Corals and Coral Reefsby Nemer E. Narchi; Lisa L. Price

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00

    This book explores the ethnobiology of corals by examining the various ways in which humans, past and present, have exploited and taken care of coral and coralline habitats.  This book will bring the educated general audience closer to corals by exploring the various circumstances of human-coral coexistence by providing scientifically sound and jargon-free... more...