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Fisheries & Aquaculture

  • Oceanographyby S. A. Thorpe

    CRC Press 1996; US$ 62.95

    Oceans cover over 70% of the planet's surface and are essential to life on earth, yet their deepest mysteries remained unexplored until very recently when 20th century technological advances allowed the vast expansion of our frontiers of knowledge, and worldwide interest in oceanography grew rapidly. Combining the skills of 40 contributors from world-renowned... more...

  • Global Challenges in Recreational Fisheriesby ěystein Aas

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95

    Recreational or sports fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide and in many countries represents an important social and cultural activity. In some regions, it also contributes significant income to tourism and tackle businesses. In addition to its importance from a social and economic standpoint, the impact of recreational fishing on the... more...

  • Atlantic Salmon Ecologyby ěystein Aas; Anders Klemetsen; Sigurd Einum; Jostein Skurdal

    Wiley 2011; US$ 233.95

    The Atlantic salmon is one of the most prized and exploited species worldwide, being at the centre of a massive sports fishing industry and increasingly as the major farmed species in many countries worldwide. Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a landmark publication, both scientifically important and visually attractive. Comprehensively covering all major... more...

  • Dynamic Aquariaby Walter H. Adey; Karen Loveland

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 97.95

    In its third edition, this praised book demonstrates how the living systems modeling of aquatic ecosystems for ecological, biological and physiological research, and ecosystem restoration can produce answers to very complex ecological questions. This book further offers an understanding developed in 25 years of living ecosystem modeling and discusses... more...

  • Handbook of Seafood Quality, Safety and Health Applicationsby Cesarettin Alasalvar; Kazuo Miyashita; Fereidoon Shahidi; Udaya Wanasundara

    Wiley 2011; US$ 279.95

    The global market for seafood products continues to increase year by year. Food safety considerations are as crucial as ever in this sector, and higher standards of quality are demanded even as products are shipped greater distances around the world. The current global focus on the connection between diet and health drives growth in the industry and... more...

  • Bettas and Gouramisby David Alderton

    i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    David Alderton?s investigation of anabantoids, the Asiatic gouramisŚthe 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...

  • Diapause in Aquatic Invertebratesby Victor R. Alekseev; Bart De Stasio; John J. Gilbert

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 279.00

    Dormancy is a suspension of the vital functions in an organism to overcome harsh environmental conditions, and sometimes can last for centuries. It is a widespread adaptation in many phyla, ranging from bacteria to vertebrates, and may exert a great influence on aquatic communities. Contributors to this new book are leaders in the field of diapause... more...

  • Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North Americaby J. Brian Alford; Mark S. Peterson; Christopher C. Green

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 119.95

    At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on marine ecosystems.? Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters... more...

  • Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheriesby Robin Allen; James A. Joseph; Dale Squires

    Wiley 2009; US$ 267.95

    Conservation and Management of Transnational Tuna Fisheries reviews and synthesizes the existing literature, focusing on rights-based management and the creation of economic incentives to manage transnational tuna fisheries. Transnational tuna fisheries are among the most important fisheries in the world, and tuna commissions are increasingly shifting... more...

  • Eastern Cherokee Fishingby Heidi M. Altman

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    Cherokee identity as revealed in fishing methods and materials.   In Eastern Cherokee Fishing , life histories, folktales, and reminiscences about fish gathered from interviews with Cherokee and non-Cherokee people provide a clear and personal picture of the changes in the Qualla Boundary (Eastern Band of the) Cherokee in the last 75 years.... more...