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  • Reproduction and Development in Mollusca

    By T. J. Pandian

    This book is perhaps the first attempt to comprehensively project the uniqueness of molluscs, covering almost all aspects of reproduction and development from aplacophorans to vampyromorphic cephalopods. Molluscs are unique for the presence of protective external shell, defensive inking, geographic…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press
    Reproduction and Development in Aquatic Invertebrates

  • Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

    Edited by Parappurath Narayanan Sudha

    With the aim of presenting different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, this book successfully demonstrates the precious value of the ocean resources to society. The polymers derived from such materials are biodegradable, biocompatible; at times water soluble. Direct…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    CRC Press

  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Fish Histology

    From Cells to Organs

    By Doaa M. Mokhtar

    This new volume provides up-to-date information that emphasizes the relationships and concepts by which cell and tissue structures of fish are inextricably linked with their function. The book also describes the most recent development in the sciences of fish histology. Covers the normal histology…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Fishes Out of Water

    Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers

    Edited by Zeehan Jaafar, Edward O. Murdy

    Mudskippers are amphibious fishes native to the Indo-West Pacific and tropical western Africa. Unlike most fishes, mudskippers emerse to forage, find mates, and defend territories. Adaptations to their morphology, physiology and behavior enable mudskippers to accommodate both aquatic and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Environmental Problems in Marine Biology

    Methodological Aspects and Applications

    Edited by Tamara Garcia Barrera, Jose Luis Gomez Ariza

    Marine environment can be affected by several pollutants such as the presence of elements and their chemical species, pharmaceuticals, nanoparticles and other emerging contaminants. Environmental monitoring can be assessed by genomics, proteomics (i.e. redox proteomics), chemical speciation…

    Hardback – 2017-05-13 
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Pinnipeds

    Bio-Ecology, Threats and Conservation

    Edited by Juan J. Alava

    Pinnipeds are a fascinating group of marine mammals that play a crucial role as apex predators and sentinels of the functioning and health of marine ecosystems. They are found in the most extreme environments from the Polar regions to the tropics. Pinnipeds are comprised of about 34 species, and of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Stress Biology of Cyanobacteria

    Molecular Mechanisms to Cellular Responses

    Edited by Ashish Kumar Srivastava, Amar Nath Rai, Brett A Neilan

    A significant component of many different ecosystems, cyanobacteria occupy almost every niche of the earth, including fresh and salt waters, rice fields, hot springs, arid deserts, and polar regions. Cyanobacteria, along with algae, produce nearly half the global oxygen, making assessment of their…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

    By Edward J. Petuch

    Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Aquaculture Technology

    Flowing Water and Static Water Fish Culture

    By Richard Soderberg W.

    Aquaculture Technology: Flowing Water and Static Water Fish Culture is the first book to provide the skills to raise fish in both a flowing water and a static water aquaculture system with a pragmatic and quantitative approach. Following in the tradition of the author’s highly praised book, Flowing…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    CRC Press

  • Small Cetaceans of Japan

    Exploitation and Biology

    By Toshio Kasuya

    Edited by William Perrin

    This book summarizes and analyzes the biology, ecology, exploitation and management of small cetaceans in Japan. It describes the various types of cetacean fisheries in Japan and their historical development, the life histories and ecologies of the main species involved, and the history and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    CRC Press

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