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  • Special Issue: Age and Growth of Chondrichthyan Fishes: New Methods, Techniques and Analysisby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 259.00

    Shark conservation and management is often hindered by a lack of basic biological information for most species. An understanding of the age structure and growth dynamics of a population is important for effective conservation and management because this information is often utilized for determination of natural mortality and longevity. Ultimately... more...

  • Methods in Neuroethological Researchby

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book offers research on nematoda, annelida, mollusca, arthropoda and vertebrata, including such unusual specimens as C. elegans, Dorosophilla and zebrafish, because molecular genetic approach in these animals is necessary for advances in Neuroethology. more...

  • Eels and Humansby

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book details all aspects of freshwater eels, focusing on social and cultural aspects as well as science. It features comparisons of eel-related topics among countries that help show the historical link between eels and humankind. more...

  • Cadmium: From Toxicity to Essentialityby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 239.00

    Volume 11 provides in an authoritative and timely manner in 16 stimulating chapters, written by 40 internationally recognized experts from 11 nations, and supported by more than 2600 references, 35 tables, and over 100 illustrations, many in color, a most up-to-date view on the role of cadmium for life, presently a vibrant research area. MILS-11 covers... more...

  • Genome Mapping and Genomics in Fishes and Aquatic Animalsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 299.00

    This volume summarizes the first era of genomic studies of aquaculture species in which the tools and resources necessary to support whole-genome sequencing were developed. These tools will enhance efforts toward selective breeding of aquaculture species. more...

  • Atlantic Salmon Ecologyby Øystein Aas; Anders Klemetsen; Sigurd Einum; Jostein Skurdal

    Wiley 2011; US$ 233.95

    Øystein Aas is Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Lillehammer. Sigurd Einum is Professor at The Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. Anders Klemetsen is Professor Emeritus at the Norwegian College of Fisheries Science, University of Tromso. Jostein... more...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 69.99

    ?Das Tierschutzgesetz fordert, dass im Namen der Verantwortung 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 allerdings bislang sowohl im Bereich der gewässerökologischen... more...

  • Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishesby James S. Albert; Roberto Reis

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 89.95

    The fish faunas of continental South and Central America constitute one of the greatest concentrations of aquatic diversity on Earth, consisting of about 10 percent of all living vertebrate species. Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes explores the evolutionary origins of this unique ecosystem. The chapters address central themes... more...

  • Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Coral Reef Fishesby Gerald Allen

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 6.95

    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...

  • Tropical Reef Fishesby Gerald Allen

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.95

    This Periplus Nature Guide provides an excellent introduction to 68 of the most commonly encountered tropical reef fishes. Written by Dr. Gerald Allen , international authority on reef fishes, it features stunning color shots by some of the world's best underwater photographers. more...