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- Wiley 2011; US$ 152.99
Restraint and Handling of Wild and Domestic Animals, Third Edition offers an introduction to the basic principles of animal restraint and an overview of techniques for vertebrate wild and domestic animals. Fully updated throughout, the third edition also includes new chapters on understanding behavior, training for restraint and handling, and animal... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 19.99
Economic losses in marine fisheries resulting from poor management, inefficiencies, and overfishing add up to US$50 billion per year. Taken over the last three decades, these losses total over US$2 trillion, a figure roughly equivalent to the GDP of Italy.The Sunken Billions: The Economic Justification for Fisheries Reform argues that well-managed... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1992; US$ 97.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...