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Marine Life

  • Ecology of Tropical Oceansby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This book breaks new ground with the integration of geography, oceanography, plankton and benthic biology, as well as fish, to present a comprehensive account of the ecology of the tropical ocean. Proceeding from a description of the geomorphology, sediments, and vegetation of tropical continental shelves and the oceanography of tropical regions, the... more...

  • Thamesby Peter Ackroyd

    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...

  • Tropical Reef Fishesby Gerald Allen

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coastby Sarah G. Allen; Joe Mortenson; Sophie Webb

    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...

  • Developments in Fish Telemetryby P.R. Almeida; B.R. Quintella; M.J. Costa; A. Moore

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    This volume includes 33 peer-reviewed papers presented at the Sixth Conference on Fish Telemetry held in Europe (Sesimbra, Portugal, 5-11 June 2005). The papers focus on the application of aquatic telemetry techniques by scientists to investigate fundamental aspects of animal biology in order to conserve and manage natural resources. The topics addressed... more...

  • Algal Chemical Ecologyby Charles D. Amsler

    Springer 2007; US$ 109.00

    Devoted to the chemical ecology of algae, this title covers both marine and freshwater habitats and various types of algae, from seaweeds to phytoplankton. It elucidates the roles of chemical defenses in various regions and habitats, DMSP, oxidative burst responses, and herbivore offense. more...

  • Octopusby Roland C. Anderson; Jennifer A. Mather; James B. Wood

    Timber Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    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...

  • Ecotoxicology of Antifouling Biocidesby T. Arai; Hiroya Harino; Madoka Ohji; William J. Langston

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Organotin compounds, used as antifouling biocides since 1960, are chemical compounds that act as endocrine disrupters. This book includes studies on the effects on marine organisms. It is suitable for experts in environmental chemistry, government organizations, and students. more...

  • River Flowing from the Sunriseby James M. Aton; Robert S. McPherson

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 18.00

    The authors recount twelve millennia of history along the lower San Juan River, much of it the story of mostly unsuccessful human attempts to make a living from the river's arid and fickle environment. From the Anasazi to government dam builders, from Navajo to Mormon herders and farmers, from scientific explorers to busted miners, the San Juan has... more...

  • River Flowing From The Sunriseby James M Aton; Robert McPherson

    Utah State University Press 2000; US$ 18.95

     The authors recount twelve millennia of history along the lower San Juan River, much of it the story of mostly unsuccessful human attempts to make a living from the river's arid and fickle environment. From the Anasazi to government dam builders, from Navajo to Mormon herders and farmers, from scientific explorers to busted miners, the San Juan... more...