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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95
There are more than 33,000 species of living fishes, accounting for more than half of the extant vertebrate diversity on Earth. This unique and comprehensive reference showcases the basic anatomy and diversity of all 82 orders of fishes and more than 150 of the most commonly encountered families, focusing on their distinctive features. Accurate identification... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Standing waist deep in a stream or a lake for hours on end provides plenty of time for reflection and aimless musings. Do trout sleep? And if so, when? And how does that affect their feeding patterns? Is there any truth to the notion that a rising or falling barometer can affect feeding habits? How does refraction influence a fish?s approach to a... more...
- Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
On an unamed Island that can only be Ceylon, the traveller checks into his 117th rented room, abandoned by his lover, poor and feverish. A book on Indian insects deepens his morbid fascination with the crawling inhabitants of the room-'a pretty world of killers'- barely distinguishable from the insect like habitues of the local cafe, the charlatans... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 6.95
Learn the essentials of tropical fish with this useful and portable reference book. The tremendous abundance of fish seen during a single scuba dive or snorkeling session in the tropics is just staggering. Indeed in some areas there are dozens of species inhabiting only one or two hectares of reef. But whether you get underwater, view marine... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the ecology of coral reef fishes presented by top researchers from North America and Australia. Immense strides have been made over the past twenty years in our understanding of ecological systems in general and of reef fish ecology in particular. Many of the methodologies that reef fish ecologists... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 189.00
The book provides the most comprehensive review of lamprey biology since Hardisty and Potter?s five-volume ?The Biology of Lampreys? published more than 30 years ago. Published in two volumes, it includes contributions from international lamprey experts, reviewing and providing new insights into the evolution, general biology, and management of lampreys... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95
Leaping effortlessly from bright streams into the human imagination, the trout has an ancient fascination that can be traced back to Stone Age cave dwellers, and it thrives today in our diet, religion, folklore, history, science, literature, and, of course, fishermen?s tales. James Owen reveals here why the trout beguiles us so. Taking... more...
- Springer 1997; US$ 289.00
A synthesis of basic biological and conservation data for more than 30 species of sturgeons (Acipenseridae), paddlefishes (Polyodontidae) and their fossil allies in the order Acipenseriformes. The study examines the paleontology, systematics, evolution and basic biology of acipenseriformes. more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 494.00
The Early Life History (ELH) of marine fishes in Fishing Area 31, which includes the western central North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, has remained incomplete over the years. This certainly wasnot because of any lack of interest, but rather because of the lack of a comprehensive merging of studies that would provide us with a... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 307.95
A strong demand for an English version of the third German Edition of this extremely important book paved the way for this excellent new translation, which contains much new information from over 500 publications, not covered by the previous English language edition. The Eel is the standard work on the species with chapters in the book covering... more...