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Fisheries & Aquaculture

  • Molecular Approaches to the Study of the Oceanby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 277.00

    Marine biological science is now studied at the molecular level and although research scientists depend on information gained using molecular techniques, there is no book explaining the philosophy of this approach. Molecular Approaches to the Study of the Ocean introduces the reasons why molecular technology is such a powerful tool in the study... more...

  • 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

    Øystein Aas is Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Lillehammer. Sigurd Einum is Professor at The Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. Anders Klemetsen is Professor Emeritus at the Norwegian College of Fisheries Science, University of Tromso. Jostein... 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...

  • The Shrimp Bookby Victoria Alday-Sanz

    Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 241.99

    A comprehensive source of information on all aspects of shrimp production, this reference covers not only the global status of shrimp farming, but also examines shrimp anatomy and physiology. From nutrition to health management and harvesting issues to biosecurity, this well-researched volume evaluates existing knowledge, proposes new concepts, 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...