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- Wiley 2008; US$ 296.95 US$ 257.36
The percid fishes (or perch family) comprise many species including the perch, pikeperch, yellow perch, walleye and the darters. These species are of great ecological and economic importance, being important components of the freshwater ecosystem and recreational and commercial fisheries. Percid Fishes covers aspects such as systematics, morphology,... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 40.00
This beautiful and definitive guide brings together the world's lead leading expert on North American trout and salmon, Robert Behnke, and the foremost illustrator in the field, Joseph Tomelleri. North America is graced with the greatest diversity of trout and salmon on earth. From tiny brook trout in mountain streams of the Northeast, to cutthroat... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00
Marine fishes represent astonishing diversity with respect to practically every aspect of their biology. Reproductive modes and sexual patterns are especially fascinating and provide deep insight into general evolutionary problems. In this volume, chapters focus on reproduction and sexuality among groups of fishes defined by habitat, taxon, and the... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 120.99
This volume presents a wide variety of lessons learned from case studies from Asian countries (India, Japan and Thailand). Greater emphasis is placed on understanding the status of lagoon fisheries and its management, and assessing peoples adaptive capacities to respond to changes in the ecological-social-economic system. Throughout all case... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 230.95 US$ 200.16
In the second edition of this fascinating book an international team of experts have been brought together to explore all major areas of fish learning, including: Foraging skills Predator recognition Social organisation and learning Welfare and pain Three new chapters covering fish personality, lateralisation, and fish cognition and... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
What makes sharks unique? Learn all about shark cartilage, gills, teeth, and fins as you explore the different types of sharks, including great white and whale sharks. The photographs are captivating and descriptive and provide excellent visuals to learn about different units of measurement in relation to sharks, including measuring the height of a... more...
- Greystone Books 2006; US$ 9.95
One fall day, Kate goes with her father, a fish biologist, to the river where he works ? a river in the Pacific rain forest ? the ?salmon forest,? as he calls it. Together they watch the sockeye salmon returning to the river to spawn, and witness a bear scooping up a salmon. Next, Kate and her dad run into a Native boy named Brett and his family fishing... more...
- Atlantic Books 2010; US$ 9.99
The Atlantic salmon is an extraordinary and mysterious fish. In To Sea and Back , Richard Shelton combines memoir and deep scientific knowledge to reveal, from the salmon's point of view, both the riverine and marine worlds in which it lives. He explores this iconic fish's journey to reach its feeding grounds in the northern oceans before making the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 40.00
The northern pike?sometimes affectionately known as the ?aquatic wolf??is one of the most sought after and mythologized fishes in Minnesota, but until now there have been few books devoted to the history and ecological management of the species. Based on pioneering research carried out in Minnesota by leading pike specialist Rodney B. Pierce, Northern... 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 myriad... more...