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- 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...
- 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...
- TFH Publications, Inc 2014; US$ 13.99
The popularity of nano-reef tanks (or reef tanks under 30 gallons) has exploded over recent years. These delicate systems require specialized species that are able to survive and thrive in a smaller tank. Written by internationally recognized writer, underwater photographer, and marine biology researcher Scott W. Michael, The 101 Best Nano-Reef Species... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 145.00
Air Breathing Fishes: Evolution, Diversity, and Adaptation is unique in its coverage of the evolution of air-breathing, incongruously because it focuses exclusively on fish. This important and fascinating book, containing nine chapters that present the life history, ecology, and physiology of many air-breathing fishes, provides an exceptional overview... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
What makes sharks unique? Learn all about shark cartilage, gills, teeth, and fins as you explore the different types of sharks, including great white and whale sharks. The photographs are captivating and descriptive and provide excellent visuals to learn about different units of measurement in relation to sharks, including measuring the height of a... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This important volume provides an original synthesis and novel overview of Antarctic fish biology, detailing the evolution of these fish in some of the most unusual and extreme environments in the world. Focusing on one group of fish, the notothenoioids, which contain the majority of the current organismal diversity, this book describes a fauna that... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
Manipulation of the microbial gut content of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a marked effect on their general health, growth, and quality. Expertly covering the science behind the use of prebiotics and probiotics this landmark book explains how the correct manipulation of the gut flora of farmed fishes and crustaceans can have a positive effect... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 87.00
Modern aquaculture is faced with a number of challenges, including public concern about environmental impacts and the welfare of farmed fish. A fundamental understanding of fish biology is central to finding ways to meet these challenges and is also essential for maintaining the industry's sustainability. Furthermore, the behaviour of fish under... more...