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  • Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishesby F. Brian Eddy; Richard D. Handy

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 62.99

    Fishes have evolved to colonise almost every type of aquatic habitat and today they are a hugely diverse group of over 25,000 species. The evolution of this great diversity of species has resulted in a myriad of solutions to the demands posed by the aquatic environment.Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishes presents a current and comprehensive... more...

  • Northern Pikeby Rodney B. Pierce

    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...

  • Fish Physiology: Euryhaline Fishesby Stephen D. McCormick; Anthony Peter Farrell; Colin J. Brauner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 117.95

    The need for ion and water homeostasis is common to all life. For fish, ion and water homeostasis is an especially important challenge because they live in direct contact with water and because of the large variation in the salt content of natural waters (varying by over 5 orders of magnitude). Most fish are stenohaline and are unable to move between... more...

  • Troutby James Owen

    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...

  • Aquarium Care of Cichlidsby Claudia Dickinson

    TFH Publications, Inc 2007; US$ 10.99

    Cichlids are popular and attractive fish that require specific care and maintenance. This easy-to-follow guide provides clear and concise information on how to keep cichlids healthy and thriving in home aquariums. This family-friendly, comprehensive guide to superior pet care features newly written text from an expert. Useful tip boxes in each chapter... more...

  • Ecology of North American Freshwater Fishesby Ph. D. Stephen T. Ross

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    The North American freshwater fish fauna is the most diverse and thoroughly researched temperate fish fauna in the world. Ecology of North American Freshwater Fishes is the only textbook to provide advanced undergraduate and graduate students and researchers with an up-to-date and integrated view of the ecological and evolutionary concepts, principles,... more...

  • The Behavior of Fish and Other Aquatic Animalsby David Mostofsky

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Behavior of Fish and Other Aquatic Animals provides a comprehensive discussion of the behavior of fish and other aquatic animals. It aims to fulfill the need for published materials that can responsibly depict the status quo of existing knowledge, and that can serve to educate the scientist seeking an organized presentation focused on biobehavioral... 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...

  • Fish Physiology: Muscle Development and Growthby William S. Hoar; Anthony P. Farrell; Ian A. Johnston

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 210.00

    With the advent of zebrafish as a model system, the development and growth of muscle in fish has become an ever more important process. This volume, in the continuing Fish Physiology series, focuses attention on muscle from the genetics of muscle development to application of muscle growth patterns to aquacultural production. more...