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- CABI 2011; US$ 180.00
Nematodes are well known for their ability to survive environmental extremes. Their survival mechanisms for cold tolerance, thermobiotic, osmotic and ionic stress mechanisms are presented here together with information on the underlying biochemical basis contributing to survival. Highlighting parallels and contrasts between groups, the book integrates... more...
- TFH Publications, Inc 2011; US$ 6.99
Hermit Crabs provides concise yet complete coverage of important crab care topics such as feeding, housing, and selecting shells. Using full-color photos and tip boxes that highlight essential topics, this book encompasses all the basics of hermit crab care and shows why these unique and exotic creatures are the perfect low-maintenance pet. Useful... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 19.95
Our relationship to the octopus dates back to prehistory, when the eight-armed animal was depicted on vases and found in stone carvings from ancient Greece. Now we appreciate them for their abilities as escape artists, with sophisticated camouflage systems and ink jets?as well as their roles in tasty dishes from many cuisines. Octopuses are also... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
Dazzling in appearance, dragonflies have long captured the imagination of people in various cultures. In this volume, dozens of full-color photographs enable readers to learn about the needs, life cycle, and food preferences of these long-bodied insects. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 128.00
A collection of papers presented to the Second International Workshop which reports the most recent research findings on the molluscan fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1994; US$ 96.00
This is a collection of 22 papers presented at the Third International Workshop on the Malacofauna of Hong Kong and Southern China held at the Swire Marine Laboratory on 13 April to 1 May 1992. The topics cover taxonomy, anatomy, behaviour and ecology. more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95
So attached was the author Patricia Highsmith to snails that they became her constant travelling companions. Often hidden in a large handbag, they provided her with comfort and companionship in what she perceived to be a hostile world. Theirs was perhaps an unusual relationship; for most of us the tentacled snail with his sticky trail might be a... more...