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  • Zum Umgang mit aquatischen Organismenby Beate Adam; Maren Schürmann; Ulrich Schwevers

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 47.08

    ?Das Tierschutzgesetz fordert, dass im Namen derVerantwortung des Menschen seinen Mitgeschöpfen wissentlich weder Schmerzen noch Leiden zugefügt werden dürfen. Dies gilt auch für den Umgang mit zehnfüßigen Krebsen, Neunaugen und Fischen. Den Bedürfnissen dieser aquatischen Organismen wird allerdingsbislang sowohl im Bereich der gewässerökologischen... more...

  • Field Guide to Marine Fishesby Gerald R. Allen; P. Doughty

    Western Australian Museum 2013; US$ 24.95

    This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia’s tropical waters — including the Great Barrier Reef — and south-east Asia has been updated and expanded. The book has sold more than 20,000 copies in its previous editions, and is an invaluable reference for divers and anglers, to both scientists and the... more...

  • The Billfish Storyby Stan Ulanski

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 26.95

    The billfish is fixed at the apex of the oceanic food chain. Composed of sailfish, marlin, spearfish, and swordfish, they roam the pelagic waters of the Atlantic and are easily recognized by their long, spear-like beaks. Noted for their speed, size, and acrobatic jumps, billfish have for centuries inspired a broad spectrum of society. Even in antiquity,... more...

  • New Technologies in Aquacultureby Gavin Burnell; Geoff Allan

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 425.00

    With wild stocks declining due to over-fishing, aquaculture will have a more significant role to play in meeting future demand for fresh fish. Developments in research continue to lead to improvements in aquaculture production systems, resulting in increased production efficiency, higher product quality for consumers and a more sustainable industry.... more...

  • Transgenic Fishby C. L. Hew; G. L. Fletcher

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1992; US$ 103.00 US$ 93.73

    Studies on transgenic fish, in contrast to mammals, are still in their infancy. However, it is evident that such fish will not only be of considerable economic benefit to aquaculture but will enable scientists to make quantum leaps in their understanding of the physiological and biochemical mechanisms unique to fish, and of the developmental biology... more...

  • Fishes: A Guide to Their Diversityby Philip A. Hastings

    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...

  • What a Trout Seesby Geoff Mueller; Tom Bie; Romano Tim

    Lyons Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Do trout sleep? And if so, when? And how does that affect their feeding patterns? Does a rising or falling barometer affect feeding habits? How does refraction influence a fish?s approach to a surface fly, human shadow, or false cast? How much do fish need to eat, under what conditions will they grow the largest? For the first time, an accessible,... more...

  • The Scorpion-Fishby Nicolas Bouvier

    Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Coral Reef Fishesby Gerald Allen

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    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...