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  • Deep-Sea Ecosystems Off Mauritaniaby Ana Ramos; Fran Ramil; José Luis Sanz

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 224.42

    This book compiles the main findings of the multidisciplinary long-term research program developed in the continental margin of one of the more productive and unknown areas of the world oceans, Northwest Africa. The more than 25,000 preserved fishes and benthic invertebrates and quantitative data collected in 342 trawling stations, the 267 oceanographic... more...

  • Rotifersby Atsushi Hagiwara; Tatsuki Yoshinaga

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 141.73

    This book highlights the latest advances in rotifer studies in various fields including aquaculture, ecology, gerontology and ecotoxicology. The genus Brachionus are an indispensable type of zooplankton, having served as an initial live food for marine larval rearing since the 1960s. Their mass culture techniques have been intensively studied, and... more...

  • Dangerous Fishes of the Eastern and Southern Arabian Peninsulaby Laith A. Jawad

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    This book is devoted to the dangerous fishes found offshore the eastern and southern Arabian Peninsula. It covers information about the main groups of dangerous fish species i.e., biting and predator fish group, venomous stinging fish, electric shock fish, harmful stinging fish, and poisonous fish. In the latter group, the book gives details about... more...

  • Atlas of Crabs of the Persian Gulfby Reza Naderloo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This illustrated atlas describes 256 extant brachyuran crab species in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Identification keys are provided for 37 brachyuran families, 144 genera and 256 species on the basis of their main synapomorphies. Brief but precise descriptions highlighting the main characteristics are also provided for every family. ... more...

  • Sustaining River Ecosystems and Water Resourcesby Ellen Wohl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This work is designed to broaden the scope with which many people regard a river. Rivers are commonly regarded from a very simplistic perspective as conduits for downstream flows of water. In this context, it may be considered acceptable and necessary to engineer the channel to either facilitate such flows (e.g., channelization, levees) or limit flows... more...

  • Ecology of Marine Ports of the Black and Azov Sea Basinby A. K. Vinogradov; Yu. I. Bogatova; I. A. Synegub; Mariya Gelmboldt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 153.54

    This work examines the waters of marine ports as unique integrated aquatic ecosystems. It regards marine ports as entities comprising components of natural and anthropogenic origin, including pelagic, periphytal and benthal subsystems. Using selected Black and Azov Sea ports as examples, the book discusses the hydrodynamics and water exchange, which... more...

  • Marine Shells of Goaby Sangeeta M. Sonak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 41.33

    This book offers a unique introduction to the study of shells and molluscs for all those who take pleasure in shells, the treasure of the sea. However, unlike other shell albums, compendiums or guides, the central focus of this book is on shells and not molluscs. Therefore, in addition to the classification and identification of shells, the book also... more...

  • Advances in Marine Vertebrate Research in Latin Americaby Marcos R. Rossi-Santos; Charles W. Finkl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 177.17

    This book gathers the most recent research findings on ecology and conservation of marine vertebrates in Latin America, making use of high technological methods to show readers the diversity of the marine research that has been conducted in these countries over the last decades. The book brings authors from more than 23 institutions of 7 different... more...

  • Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetlandby Santosh Kumar Sarkar

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide covering various aspects of trace metal contamination in abiotic and biotic matrices of an iconic Indian tropical mangrove wetland – Sundarban. Divided into nine chapters, the book begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of sources, accumulation rate and significance of trace metal speciation,... more...

  • Information Fusion and Intelligent Geographic Information Systems (IF&IGIS'17)by Vasily Popovich; Manfred Schrenk; Jean-Claude Thill; Christophe Claramunt; Tianzhen Wang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 165.36

    This book presents the proceedings of the 8th international Symposium “Information Fusion and Intelligent Geographic Information Systems 2017” (IF&ICIS'2017), which took place at Shanghai Maritime University, China, from May 10 to 12, 2017. The goal of the symposium was to bring together leading global experts in the field of spatial information integration... more...