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  • Fish Pheromones and Related Cuesby P. W. Sorensen; Brian D. Wisenden

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    Pheromones are chemical cues that pass between members of the same species that convey specific, adaptive information.  These cues, and related chemicals whose function are less well defined, are especially important to fishes because of their aquatic environments and complex behaviors.   Pheromones are also of increasing interest in... more...

  • Mediterranean Great White Sharksby Alessandro De Maddalena; Walter Heim

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    In 1996, the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank began collecting and recording encounters in the Mediterranean between great white sharks and boats, bathers, divers, fishermen and others, from the Middle Ages to the present. This meticulously researched work presents the study's findings for the first time, releasing a trove of information on... more...

  • Return of the Garby Mark Spitzer

    University of North Texas Press 2015; US$ 19.96


  • Demon Fishby Juliet Eilperin

    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...

  • Marine Fishes of Southeast Asiaby Gerry Allen; Roger Swainston; Jill Ruse

    Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 26.95

    This book contains nearly 2,000 hand-painted illustrations featuring 1,635 individual species. The paintings were completed over a 3-year period and are primarily based on photographs or color transparencies of either live fishes taken underwater or freshly caught specimens. In many cases preserved specimens at the Western Australian Museum have been... more...

  • Shark Troubleby Peter Benchley

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 13.95

    Master storyteller Peter Benchley combines high adventure with practical information in Shark Trouble , a book that is at once a thriller and a valuable guide to being safe in, on, under, and around the sea. The bestselling author of Jaws, The Deep , and other works draws on more than three decades of experience to share information about sharks... more...

  • Management of Shared Fish Stocksby Andrew I. L. Payne; Carl M. O'Brien; Stuart I. Rogers

    Wiley 2008; US$ 265.95

    Celebrating the centenary of the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) Fisheries Research Laboratory at Lowestoft, UK, this peer-reviewed, edited tome discusses four interwoven themes: · The consequences and management of unregulated/unreported catches · Competition · External drivers and resource behaviour · Ecosystems... more...

  • Physiological Changes Associated with the Diadromous Migration of Salmonidsby Helen Rachel Høgasen

    NRC Research Press 1998; US$ 39.95

    The book reviews and discusses present knowledge concerning the diadromous migration of salmonids. It groups elements ranging from ecology to cell biology, to give the reader a background knowledge for critical understanding of published literature and for proper design of experiments. more...

  • Evolution Illuminatedby Steve C. Stearns

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 159.99

    This work gives a critical overview on the evolution and population biology of salmon and their relatives. It should appeal to investigators in each of the scientific disciplines it integrates - evolutionary biology, ecology, salmonid biology, management and conservation. Variation in salmonids can be used to illustrate virtually all evolution. more...

  • Fishes of the Worldby Joseph S. Nelson

    Wiley 2006; US$ 165.00

    "Of all the literature I use while preparing field guides for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Nelson's Fishes of the World is, by far, the one I refer to most often. [This] book is a standard reference . . . I continue to use it extensively in the ichthyology courses I teach, particularly in laboratory sessions." -Kent... more...