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Fisheries & Aquaculture

  • The Sea Cucumber Apostichopus japonicusby Hongsheng Yang; Jean-Francois Hamel; Annie Mercier

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 179.95

    While sea cucumber is one of China's and Asia?s most prized seafoods, and aquaculture programs are being developed on a huge commercial scale, Chinese expertise and knowledge in this area has not been well disseminated worldwide. The Sea Cucumber Apostichopus japonicus is the first book to bridge this gap by compiling key information related to... more...

  • Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environmentby Claude Boyd; Aaron McNevin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment places aquaculture within the larger context of global population growth, increased demand for sustainable, reliable sources of food, and the responsible use of natural resources. Aquaculture production has grown rapidly in recent decades as over-exploitation and environmental degradation have drastically... more...

  • Fish Pheromones and Related Cuesby P. W. Sorensen; Brian D. Wisenden

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    Organisms release pheromones into their environments to allow them to communicate with other members of their species. Pheromones are of increasing interest in both basic and applied aspects of fish biology.   Fish Pheromones and Related Cues provides a timely synthesis of this growing body of pheromone research exploring everything from how... more...

  • Nutritional Marine Lifeby Ramasamy Santhanam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    The nutritional benefits of marine flora and fauna are well known. Fish and crustaceans provide high-quality sources of amino acids?nutritionally important proteins found in only small amounts in cereals and grains. Nutrients and minerals in seafood can improve brain development and reproduction and there are strong links between fish and heart... more...

  • Flatfishesby Robin N. Gibson; Richard D.M. Nash; Audrey J. Geffen; Henk W. Van der Veer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 247.50

    Fascinating and instantly recognizable, flatfishes are unique in their asymmetric postlarval body form. With over 800 extant species recognized and a distribution stretching around the globe, these fishes are of considerable research interest and provide a major contribution to commercial and recreational fisheries worldwide. This second edition of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

  • Biological Response Signaturesby Thomas P. Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The use of environmental assessment procedures within monitoring frameworks demands that there be some relevancy to the decisions that management agencies make using biological criteria. These biological criteria standards are the basis for environmental indicators, which provide a direct measure of environmental quality. Biological Response Signatures:... more...

  • Marine Managed Areas and Fisheriesby Magnus L. Johnson; Jane Sandell

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 201.00

    Our volumes cover all areas of marine science, both applied and basic, a wide range of topical areas from all areas of marine ecology, oceanography, fisheries management and molecular biology and the full range of geographic areas from polar seas to tropical coral reefs. more...

  • Reproductive Biology of Teleost Fishesby Robert J. Wootton; Carl Smith

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    Reproductive Biology of Teleost Fishes is the first integrated review of the reproductive biology of the bony fishes, which are the most species-rich and diversified group of vertebrates. Teleosts display remarkable variation in their modes of reproduction, and this volume is intended to provide a framework for understanding the remarkable reproductive... more...

  • Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystemsby Robert J. Livingston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Produced by a Leading Aquatic Scientist A narrative account of how estuaries around the world are being altered by human forces and human-induced global climate changes, Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization chronicles a more than 40-year-old research effort conducted... more...