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- Wiley 2012; US$ 154.95
Planktonic protists both produce and consume most of the primary production in the world ocean. They not only play key roles in the oceans but also represent an astounding amount of diversity: ecological morphological and genetic. However, for most taxa their ecology, morphology, phylogeny and biogeography are either poorly known or appear to be largely... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
Oysters are older than us, older than grass. They have been present at every turn of human history. They have inspired great writers, painters, cooks, sustained whole communities and fashioned legend and history. Their pearls have funded empires and caused the invention of modern-day slavery. The evidence oysters leave behind shows us there was a... 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,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 28.00
Two men face off against an all-powerful navy?and the fate of the ocean?s most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. "A gripping, brilliantly told tale of the secret and deadly struggle between American national security and the kings of the oceans."?Bob Woodward War of the Whales is the gripping tale of a crusading attorney who stumbles on... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 19.99
The Compleat Angler is the most famous book ever published in the literature of sport. It is also a work whose unique celebration of the English countryside has attracted readers around the world since it first appeared in 1653. Izaak Walton issued the final version of his beloved book in 1676, accompanied by Charles Cotton's pioneering exploration... more...
- Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 14.95
The Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland: 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands, Australia?s most precious marine possession. Teeming with life, it covers 350,000 square kilometres. In the late 1960s the Reef was threatened with limestone mining and oil drilling. A small group of dedicated conservationists... 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...