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Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives
Whale Sharks Biology, Ecology, and Conservation
The Physiology of Fishes
Red Snapper Biology in a Changing World
By Jeffrey C. Carrier, Colin A. Simpfendorfer, Michael R. Heithaus, Kara E. Yopak
June 09, 2022
Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives is an award-winning and groundbreaking exploration of the fundamental elements of the taxonomy, systematics, physiology, and ecology of sharks, skates, rays, and chimera. This edition presents current research as well as traditional models, to provide future ...
By Alistair D.M. Dove, Simon J. Pierce
August 26, 2021
Whale sharks are the largest of all fishes, fascinating for comparative studies of all manner of biological fields, including functional anatomy, growth, metabolism, movement ecology, behavior and physiology. These gentle ocean giants have captured the interest of scientists and the imagination of ...
By Stephen A. Bortone, Shinya Otake
October 21, 2020
Modern Fisheries Engineering: Realizing a Healthy and Sustainable Marine Ecosystem is a compendium of the latest and most cutting-edge information on the diversity of technical aspects associated with Fisheries Engineering. Expanding on presentations given at the International Conference on ...
By Suzanne Currie, David H. Evans
September 08, 2020
The fifth edition of The Physiology of Fishes represents a compendium of knowledge across fish physiology, collecting up-to-date research into an easy-to-access single textbook. Written by the leaders in the field, it provides a comprehensive, accessible review of the core topics, integrating ...
By Stephen T. Szedlmayer, Stephen A. Bortone
December 05, 2019
Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus, is an important commercial and recreational fish species and there has been much interest in maintaining its status among a variety of scientific, social and economic levels. Stocks are influenced by varying environmental conditions, changing fishing effort and ...
By Jeffrey C Carrier, Michael R. Heithaus, Colin A. Simpfendorfer
September 18, 2018
Over the last decade, the study of shark biology has benefited from the development, refinement, and rapid expansion of novel techniques and advances in technology. These have given new insight into the fields of shark genetics, feeding, foraging, bioenergetics, imaging, age and growth, ...
By Michael A. Castellini, Jo-Ann Mellish
December 11, 2015
Suppose you were designing a marine mammal. What would you need to think about to allow it to live in the ocean? How would you keep it warm? What would you design to allow it to dive for very long periods to extreme depths? Where would it find water to drink? How would you minimize the cost of ...
By Susan L. Edwards, Gregory G. Goss
September 14, 2015
With over 70 species still populating the world’s oceans after approximately 500 million years, hagfishes are essential benthic organisms that play a vital role in understanding the evolutionary origins of vertebrate life and the maintenance of the oceanic ecosystem. Hagfish Biology is a long ...
By J. Brian Alford, Mark S. Peterson, Christopher C. Green
October 29, 2014
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 ...
By Jeanette Wyneken, Kenneth J. Lohmann, John A. Musick
March 25, 2013
Since the first volume of The Biology of Sea Turtles was published in 1997, the field has grown and matured in ways few of the authors would have predicted—particularly in the areas of physiology, behavior, genetics, and health. Volume III presents timely coverage of emerging areas as well as the ...
By Stephen A. Bortone, Frederico Pereira Brandini, Gianna Fabi, Shinya Otake
May 09, 2011
While artificial reefs may have much to offer, they remain an anecdote in the greater scheme of fisheries management, primarily due to the lack of data specific to validating their use. Based on papers presented at the 9th Conference on Artificial Reefs and Artificial Habitats (CARAH) and also ...
By Jeffrey C. Carrier, John A. Musick, Michael R. Heithaus
March 09, 2010
Since the award-winning first volume, The Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, published in 2004, the field has witnessed tremendous developments in research, rapid advances in technology, and the emergence of new investigators beginning to explore issues of biodiversity, distribution, physiology...