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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.00
In this perfect companion to London: The Biography , Peter Ackroyd once again delves into the hidden byways of history, describing the river's endless allure in a journey overflowing with characters, incidents, and wry observations. Thames: The Biography meanders gloriously, rather like the river itself. In short, lively chapters Ackroyd writes... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.95
This Periplus Nature Guide provides an excellent introduction to 68 of the most commonly encountered tropical reef fishes. Written by Dr. Gerald Allen , international authority on reef fishes, it features stunning color shots by some of the world's best underwater photographers. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1999; US$ 26.95
This book contains nearly 2,000 hand-painted illustrations featuring 1,635 individual species. The paintings were completed over a 3-year period and are primarily based on photographs or color transparencies of either live fishes taken underwater or freshly caught specimens. In many cases preserved specimens at the Western Australian Museum have been... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95
From gray whales giving birth in the lagoons of Baja California to sea otters nestled in kelp beds off California to killer whales living around Vancouver Island?this spectacular stretch of the Pacific Coast boasts one of the most abundant populations of sea mammals on earth. This handy interpretive field guide describes the 45 whales, dolphins, seals,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 279.00
closed seasons or area closure (e. g. , protected areas) been considered. Estuaries are productive ecosystems that provide The purpose of this study was to test the numerous ?shery opportunities and food for hypothesis that an estuarine species as the spotted people. In South Africa, temporarily resident grunter Pomadasys commersonnii is evenly d-... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 129.00
This is the first book ever devoted entirely to the chemical ecology of algae. It covers marine and freshwater algae, macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae, including phytoplankton. It includes a primer on algal natural products chemistry for ecologists. more...
- 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 Japan 2009; US$ 269.00
Studies on organotin compounds have recently evolved, with many new findings reported. These and other findings are described and concisely summarized in this book, providing a useful reference in countries where alternative biocides are being considered. more...