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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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 259.00
Shark conservation and management is often hindered by a lack of basic biological information for most species. This volume is a collection of papers on several of the topics that include hard parts (eg caudal thorns) for assessments of age, techniques for validation (eg bomb radiocarbon) and reexaminations of previous age and growth models. 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 84.00
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 culture... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 226.95
The Atlantic salmon is one of the most prized and exploited species worldwide, being at the centre of a massive sports fishing industry and increasingly as the major farmed species in many countries worldwide. Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a landmark publication, both scientifically important and visually attractive. Comprehensively covering all major... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 149.00
Zebrafish are widely considered an excellent modelásystem for vertebrate development. The embryo is transparent, thereby enabling visualization and use of labelling and transgenic approaches. Moreover, because of the ease of inducing new mutations in zebrafish and similarity with the human genome, this organism may be used effectively for disease studies.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 190.95
The Banggai cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni , is a fascinating species that possesses a series of remarkable biological characteristics making it unique among coral reef fishes. It has been the focus of studies in reproduction, ecology, population genetics and evolution. In addition, since its rediscovery in the late 1990s, it has become tremendously... more...