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- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 7.99
This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Marine mammals are some of the most amazing animals on earth. This full-color, magnificently illustrated guide gives information on: -Natural history and evolution of these fascinating creatures -Distribution and migratory patterns Concisely written and easy-to-understand, Whales, Dolphins, and... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 1.99
Seek out the mysterious vampire squid on a stunning journey into the ocean?s depths with leading marine conservationist Richard Ellis Renowned marine conservationist Richard Ellis gives a fascinating account of the vampire squid. Named Vampyroteuthis infernalis (?the vampire squid from Hell?) by its nineteenth-century discoverer because of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99
This mini guide covers almost 180 species that live in the area between land and sea called the intertidal or littoral, zone. It includes all the most common molluscs, crustaceans, seaweeds, fishes, spiny creatures such as starfishes and sea urchins, mammals and many other species found here, and is invaluable for anyone wanting to find out more about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered multiple challenges and obstacles. This is particularly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students. It also provides sound guidance for marine biology... 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...
- 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...