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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Medakaby Hiroyuki Takeda; Kiyoshi Naruse; Minoru Tanaka

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Oryzias latipes, known as medaka, is a model organism from East Asia. Breeding of this small, egg-laying freshwater teleost fish has long been popular among hobbyists in Japan. Now, as biological science has entered the genome era, the medaka provides significant advantages that make it one of the most valuable vertebrate models: a large collection... more...

  • Poverty Mosaicsby Svein Jentoft; Arne Eide

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Small-scale fisheries are a major source of food and employment around the world. Yet, many small-scale fishers work in conditions that are neither safe nor secure. Millions of them are poor, and often they are socially and politically marginalized. Macro-economic and institutional mechanisms are essential to address these poverty and vulnerability... more...

  • Aquaculture and Fisheries Biotechnologyby Rex A. Dunham

    CABI 2011; US$ 220.00

    The growth rate of worldwide aquaculture has been sustained and rapid, and the explosion of research in genetic biotechnology has made significant impact on aquaculture and fisheries, although potential for much greater progress exists. "Aquaculture and Fisheries Biotechnology and Genetics" covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics,... more...

  • Fisheries Management in Japanby Mitsutaku Makino

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Japan is one of the world's largest fish-eating countries with a long history, and has developed its own customs and values in terms of managing fisheries resources. The first half of this book introduces the history and institutional features of capture fisheries management in Japan, with 9 case studies from sub-arctic to tropical ecosystems,... more...

  • Fish Parasitesby Patrick T. K. Woo; Kurt Buchmann

    CABI 2011; US$ 180.00

    Focusing on pathobiology and protective strategies against protozoan and metazoan parasites of fish, this book reviews the latest research on important parasites: those that cause financial hardships to the aquaculture industry, have been introduced to new geographical regions through transportation of infected fish, are pathogenic to groups of finfish... more...

  • Bettas and Gouramisby David Alderton

    i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    David Alderton?s investigation of anabantoids, the Asiatic gouramis—the bettas and gouramis, including Siamese fighting fish, paradisefish, kissing gouramis, begins with a look at the origins of these adaptable and widely varying fishes in their Asiatic homelands, where they?ve been popular for hundreds of years. Given the considerable size range... more...

  • Advances in Sponge Science: Physiology, Chemical and Microbial Diversity, Biotechnologyby Michael P. Lesser

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 196.00

    One of two special issues of Advances in Marine Biology focusing on sponge science, it features comprehensive reviews of the latest studies that are advancing our understanding of the fascinating marine phylum Porifera. The selected contributors are internationally renowned researchers in their respective fields and provide a thorough overview of... more...

  • Aquaponic Gardeningby Sylvia Bernstein

    Saraband 2013; US$ 11.65

    “The one source that will guide you from start to finish? (Gina Cavaliero, Aquaponics Inc) Aquaponics is a revolutionary way of gardening by combining the best of aquaculture and hydroponics. It is an amazingly fun and easy way to grow organic fruit and vegetables by simply fertilising them with waste water from fish. Aquaponic systems are completely... more...

  • The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops norvegicusby Magnus L. Johnson; Mark Johnson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 201.00

    Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 -- over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellence of reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board,... more...

  • Advances in Marine Biologyby Michael P. Lesser

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 201.00

    Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963--over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellent reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board, the serial... more...