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- Pavilion Books 2012; US$ 9.10
The Art of Taxidermy is a contemporary look at an historical and controversial subject ; a sumptuous photographic led exploration of the genre's history, uses and modern applications. Taxidermy courses are enjoying a renewed surge of popularity and this book is poised to offer the new wave of enthusiasts a beautiful volume on the subject. more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00
Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, cheap, and widely available, salmon is often listed as an essential part of any diet. A delicious and versatile fish, it can be used to make sashimi, cold smoked for lox, or shaped into a fishcake as an alternative to hamburgers. But while salmon is enjoyed all over the globe, it also swims at the center of controversy,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
In Surviving the Shark , Jonathan Kathrein describes his incredible shark attack experience. The book covers all aspects of Kathrein?s survival, beginning with the eerie moments just before the attack, when something smashes into Kathrein?s hand as he paddles on his board, waiting for a wave off Stinson Beach in northern California. Realizing it... more...
- TFH Publications, Inc 2014; US$ 13.99
Freshwater nano tanks, or tanks under 20 gallons as the authors define them, have become increasingly popular over the past few years. There are hundreds of species available to aquarium keepers on a regular basis, so figuring out which ones to choose for these specialized tanks can be a daunting task. The 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species is the only... more...
- TFH Publications, Inc 2014; US$ 13.99
The popularity of nano-reef tanks (or reef tanks under 30 gallons) has exploded over recent years. These delicate systems require specialized species that are able to survive and thrive in a smaller tank. Written by internationally recognized writer, underwater photographer, and marine biology researcher Scott W. Michael, The 101 Best Nano-Reef Species... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
Manipulation of the microbial gut content of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a marked effect on their general health, growth, and quality. Expertly covering the science behind the use of prebiotics and probiotics this landmark book explains how the correct manipulation of the gut flora of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a positive effect... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 87.00
Modern aquaculture is faced with a number of challenges, including public concern about environmental impacts and the welfare of farmed fish. A fundamental understanding of fish biology is central to finding ways to meet these challenges and is also essential for maintaining the industry's sustainability. Furthermore, the behaviour of fish under... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 244.95
Understanding fish behavior in relation to capture processes in marine fisheries is of fundamental importance to reducing bycatch and discards, and to enhancing marine fisheries conservation efforts. A thorough understanding of this allows commercial fishers to more effectively capture target species while reducing the catch of unwanted... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
A group of traders huddles around a pile of dried shark fins on a gleaming white floor in Hong Kong. A Papua New Guinean elder shoves off in his hand-carved canoe, ready to summon a shark with ancient magic. A scientist finds a rare shark in Indonesia and forges a deal with villagers so it and other species can survive. In this eye-opening adventure... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2012; US$ 8.74
From the Bahamas and South Africa to Shanghai, sharks are the object of an obsession: film stars go big-game fishing for them and shark's fin soup is a coveted status symbol in China. Elsewhere, people and sharks exist alongside each other: surfers tolerate their presence and eco-tourists swim with them. Yet, after millions of years of the shark s... more...