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- Timber Press 2013; US$ 20.95
The visually arresting and often misunderstood octopus has long captured popular imagination. With an alien appearance and an uncanny intellect, this exceptional sea creature has inspired fear in famous lore and legends?from the giant octopus attack in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to Ursula the sea witch in The Little Mermaid . Yet its true nature... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 81.40
In review, the amount of information available on the morphological and func tional properties of the frog nervous system is very extensive indeed and in certain areas is the only available source of information in vertebrates. Further more, much of the now classical knowledge in neurobiology was originally ob tained and elaborated in depth in this... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1972; US$ 123.95
Written as a guide to marine mammals with special emphasis on their care and maintenance in the research laboratory or oceanarium, this book will serve as a valuable reference for veterinarians, researchers, curators and aquarists. Zoologists, anatomists, behaviorists, marine biologists and graduate students in these and related fields will find it... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95
From Flipper to SeaWorld, dolphins have long captured our hearts. We love these friendly, intelligent mammals, and they seem to return our feelings?they enjoy interacting with swimmers and have been known to encircle people under attack by sharks. Despite our familiarity with dolphins, though, we remain ill-informed about how they evolved, how they... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.99
?Intimate and urgent storytelling? ( Chicago Tribune ), a ?ripping real-life yarn? ( Tampa Bay Chronicle ): The remarkable account of two principled men who stand up to the world?s most powerful navy, in defense of whales. Winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and a New York Times bestseller. War of the Whales is the gripping... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 99.50 US$ 90.55
Conus is the largest genus of animals in the sea, occurring throughout the world?s tropical and subtropical oceans and contributing significantly to marine biodiversity. The shells of these marine mollusks are prized for their amazing variety and extraordinary beauty. The neurotoxic venoms they produce?injected by a hollow, harpoon-like tooth into... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The key aim of this book is to explore the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and policy have been slow to develop, with only a small number... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 1.99
Renowned marine conservationist and artist Richard Ellis addresses the popular myths, misconceptions, and exploits of great white sharks, tiger sharks, bull sharks, and the many other species that roam the waters of our planet Do sharks deserve their universally bad reputation? Sharks are clearly not harmless? Shark Attack includes many true... 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...