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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 12.95
If you travel the open ocean anywhere in the tropics, you are very likely to see flyingfish. These beautifully colored ?ocean butterflies? shoot out of the water and sail on majestic, winglike pectoral fins to escape from predators such as dolphins, swordfish, and tuna. Some can travel for more than six hundred feet per flight. Yet despite their prevalence... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
The Fish in the Forest is an elegantly written, beautifully illustrated exploration of the complex web of relationships between the salmon of the Pacific Northwest and the surrounding ecosystem. Dale Stokes shows how nearly all aspects of this fragile ecosystem?from streambeds to treetops, from sea urchins to orcas to bears, from rain forests to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Biology of European Seabass presents up-to-date reviews on key topics of seabass biology, written by leading scientific experts with extensive knowledge of seabass as well as their respective field of expertise. The book covers the biology and ecology of the different sea basses and the latest findings in molecular biology, physiology, and... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.49
Did you know that most sharks have an excellent sense of hearing? Or that fear of sharks is known as galeophobia? This fantastic quick-read eBook features over one hundred facts split into categories such as shark attacks, conservation, myths, record breakers and many more. So if you want to know how long a whale shark can live for, or what the Aztecs... more...
- Merlin Unwin Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.84
In spring 1973, Michael Brown, a young freelance travel writer, took a phone call from a friend: ‘Why don't you come down to Somerset and see these things called elvers - they migrate up river at night on the high tides and the local?s fish for them. It?s called elvering.? And so began a lifetime?s career, full of ups and downs, as a self- employed... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95
Every fly fisher would agree that knowing your mayflies from your stoneflies is strongly correlated with a successful day on the water. This knowledge is vital because, as author Tom Rosenbauer notes, trout are shy and careful and can be fussy about what they eat. In addition, they won?t hesitate to swim away and leave a meal if they feel threatened.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Apart from being commercially and socially significant, anchovies and sardines populations occupy crucial positions in the oceans? ecosystems. Low in the food chain, clupeoids tend towards abundance, as if their purpose in life was to be eaten and fuel the upper levels of marine trophic chains. The present book covers a broad spectrum of topics on... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 119.95
Fish Physiology: Organic Chemical Toxicology of Fishes discusses the different types of organic chemical contaminants and their respective toxic effects in fish. The book also covers the detection of dissolved organic compounds and methods to assess organic toxicity. Substances addressed in this book include organometallics, hydrocarbons, endocrine... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
The biggest-ever selection of first-hand accounts and news reports of shark attacks, both recent and historical, shows how sharks are masters of the ocean and how we enter their domain at our own risk. Think you're safe in the Med? Read about the Great Whites that thrive near holiday beaches. Think you're safe in large groups? Read about the sinking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
This book covers the biology, ecology, genetics and aquaculture of the Asian Seabass or barramundi ( Lates calcarifer ), a commercially and recreationally valuable species. It brings together in the one place reviews written by world experts in Asian seabass taxonomy, genetics, nutrition, ecology, aquaculture, reproductive and developmental biology,... more...