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  • Dolphinby Alan Rauch

    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...

  • War of the Whalesby Joshua Horwitz

    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...

  • "Conus" of the Southeastern United States and Caribbeanby Alan J. Kohn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 99.50 US$ 79.60

    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...

  • Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Managementby Erika J. Techera; Natalie Klein

    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...

  • The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hellby Richard Ellis

    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...

  • Shark Attackby Richard Ellis

    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...

  • Voices in the Oceanby Susan Casey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.95

    From Susan Casey, the New York Times bestselling author of The Wave and The Devil?s Teeth , a breathtaking journey through the extraordinary world of dolphins   Since the dawn of recorded history, humans have felt a kinship with the sleek and beautiful dolphin, an animal whose playfulness, sociability, and intelligence seem like an aquatic... more...

  • Capturing the Commonsby James M. Acheson

    University Press of New England 2014; Not Available

    A case study of the Maine lobster fishery, one of the most successful fisheries in the world. more...

  • Offshore Sea Life ID Guideby Steve N. G. Howell; Brian L. Sullivan

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 14.95 US$ 11.96

    Two-thirds of our planet lies out of sight of land, just offshore beyond the horizon. What wildlife might you find out there? And how might you identify what you see? This Offshore Sea Life ID Guide , designed for quick use on day trips off the West Coast, helps you put a name to what you see, from whales and dolphins to albatrosses, turtles, and... more...

  • Sex in the Seaby Marah J. Hardt

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 20.24

    An "Best Book for National Reading Month" Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant right whales engaging in a lively threesome whilst holding their breath; full moon sex parties of groupers and daily mating blitzes by blueheaded... more...