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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The darters are a fascinating group of colorful and diminutive freshwater fish whose beauty rivals that of the tropical reef fishes. Native only to North America, the darters occur widely, especially in the United States, but are little known to the general public, largely because of their small size -- few exceed six inches and some measure a mere... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
Pheromones are chemical cues that pass between members of the same species that convey specific, adaptive information. These cues, and related chemicals whose function are less well defined, are especially important to fishes because of their aquatic environments and complex behaviors. Pheromones are also of increasing interest in... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 189.00
The book provides the most comprehensive review of lamprey biology since Hardisty and Potter?s five-volume ?The Biology of Lampreys? published more than 30 years ago. Published in two volumes, it includes contributions from international lamprey experts, reviewing and providing new insights into the evolution, general biology, and management of lampreys... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 247.50
Fascinating and instantly recognizable, flatfishes are unique in their asymmetric postlarval body form. With over 800 extant species recognized and a distribution stretching around the globe, these fishes are of considerable research interest and provide a major contribution to commercial and recreational fisheries worldwide. This second edition of... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
Reproductive Biology of Teleost Fishes is the first integrated review of the reproductive biology of the bony fishes, which are the most species-rich and diversified group of vertebrates. Teleosts display remarkable variation in their modes of reproduction, and this volume is intended to provide a framework for understanding the remarkable reproductive... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95
Introduction Genetic basis Genes meet environment Social structure Mating system Parental care Hermaphroditism Model fishes References Overexploitation by fisheries Fisheries scenario Sexual maturity Fecundity Spawning stress Collapse of fishery Sex change Sperm economy Social induction Reproductive... more...
- TFH Publications, Inc 2014; US$ 13.99
Freshwater nano tanks, or tanks under 20 gallons as the authors define them, have become increasingly popular over the past few years. There are hundreds of species available to aquarium keepers on a regular basis, so figuring out which ones to choose for these specialized tanks can be a daunting task. The 101 Best Freshwater Nano Species is the only... more...