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- 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... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 79.00
This Ebook provides an interesting and up-to-date overview of Parasite Immunology in terms of a survival battle between hosts and parasites, describing firstly how parasites interact with different B cell compartments and trigger a vigorous antibody response. An Interesting chapter deals with new insights into immune diagnosis in Trypanosoma cruzi... more...
- Ruka Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Traveling from the Delaware Bay to the Florida Panhandle, this examination is a quest through the natural history and science behind one of nature?s oldest and oddest survivors—the horseshoe crab. With ten eyes, five pairs of walking legs, a heart half the length of their bodies, and blood that can save a person?s life, horseshoe crabs have been on... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 1993; US$ 62.50
American Indians worshiped them as creators of the world, Napoleon ate them to celebrate his victories, Swedes have them shipped in from halfway around the world, and for Louisiana's Cajuns the humble crawfish is the centerpiece of cuisine, a symbol of ethnic pride, a staple commodity for thriving business ventures, and an inextricable part of folklore.... more...
- Down East Books 2011; US$ 39.99
Joyce Tenneson,s detailed photographic studies of luminous sea shells adrift on a velvet-soft background remind us that startling beauty exists even in the most ordinary places. These surprising images give us a unique window into these secret lives of the sea. Short selected quotes from literature illuminate these ethereal portraits. more...