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- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 26.00
For decades, marine scientists Robert and Alice Jane Lippson have traveled the "inner coast"--the rivers, backwaters, sounds, bays, lagoons, and inlets stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Keys--aboard their trawler, Odyssey . The culmination of their leisurely journeys, Life along the Inner Coast is a guidebook to the plants, animals,... more...
- Random House of Canada 2012; US$ 19.00
In Save the Humans , award-winning documentary filmmaker Rob Stewart tells his captivating life-story-so-far?from self-professed ?animal nerd? to one of the world?s leading environmental activists, from a person whose sole focus was saving his beloved sharks to a mission to save us all. Rob Stewart has always been in love with creatures, the odder... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 21.95
Do Fish Sleep? is organized in an easy-to-read and accessible question-and-answer format, filled with more than 55 photographs and over 100 interesting facts from fish biology basics to the importance of preserving and restoring fish diversity and healthy populations. A captivating read for fish enthusiasts of all ages-naturalists, environmentalists,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 25.45
Personal accounts of encounters with sharks from shark hunters, divers, biologists, and everyday swimmers who meet up with sharks either deliberately or by accident Famous shark hunters and other adventurers speak for the first time about their dangerous encounters with these fearsome predators in this book chronicling shark attacks both... more...
- Derrydale Press 2001; US$ 16.99
Discover how and where you can witness sea turtles nesting in Florida. This book not only gives an excellent overview of sea turtle life, it also provides the specifics of appropriate personal conduct and behavior for human beings on turtle nesting beaches. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Implementation of Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) as promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity has encountered multiple challenges and obstacles, particularly in the marine environment. A key unique feature of this book is to illustrate how biological databases can serve as the central scientific infrastructure to... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Everything you never knew about sushi?its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
For most people, seasickness is the most unpleasant thing they experience at sea. However, beneath the surface is a whole other world, and a lot of it could turn all but the strongest stomachs. When attacked, the hagfish (also known as the slime eel) ties itself in a knot that travels the length of its body, squeezing out mucus by the bucketful and... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters. This P.S. edition... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
Presents selected contributions given to the 38th European Marine Biology Symposium, held in Aveiro, Portugal, in September 2003. This volume is organised according to the four subthemes of the symposium and to issues commonly perceived as relevant by scientists concerned with the study. more...