Marine & Aquatic Science Products

  • Management Science in Fisheries

    An introduction to simulation-based methods

    Edited by Charles T.T. Edwards, Dorothy J. Dankel

    A key goal of fisheries management is to regulate extractive pressure on a resource so as to ensure social, economic and ecological sustainability. This text provides an accessible entry point for students and professionals to management science as developed in fisheries, in order to facilitate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 

  • Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Snails

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    The first comprehensive volume exclusively on marine cone snails, this book provides descriptions of over 100 species of hazardous marine snails along with their biological and ecological characteristics; the characteristics of conotoxins; information on cone snail injuries and their treatment…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Apple Academic Press

  • An Introduction to Fish Migration

    Edited by Pedro Morais, Francoise Daverat

    Since the publication of The Migrations of Fish by Prof. Alexander Meek in 1916, a number of books have been published on this subject. However, most of these books only cover one type of migratory mechanisms. This book aims to overcome this drawback by presenting a comprehensive coverage of all…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment

    Edited by A.F. Ismail, Takeshi Matsuura

    Realizing that water, energy and food are the three pillars to sustain the growth of human population in the future, this book deals with all the above aspects with particular emphasis on water and energy. In particular, the book addresses applications of membrane science and technology for water…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Water Developments - Resources, Management, Treatment, Efficiency and Reuse

  • Marine Macro- and Microalgae

    An Overview

    Edited by F. Xavier Malcata, Sousa Pinto Isabel, Ana Catarina Afonso Guedes

    The marine environment accounts for most biodiversity on our planet, while offering a huge potential for citizens’ health and well-being. Its extensive resources already constitute the basis of many economic activities, but many more are expected in coming years. This book covers current knowledge…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Analysis of Oceanic Waters and Sediments

    By Thomas Roy Crompton

    Until fairly recently, the analysis of seawater was limited to a number of major constituents such as chloride and alkalinity. Insufficient attention had been given to the analysis of sediments and one of the objects of this book is to draw the attention of analysts and others concerned to the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-27 
    CRC Press

  • Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae)

    Edited by Donatella Crosetti, Stephen J. M. Blaber

    Mullets (grey mullets) are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. There are approximately 80 species of mullet; these fish have been considered an important food source in Mediterranean Europe since Roman times. This book provides a long…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Anguillid Eels

    Edited by Takaomi Arai

    Anguillid eels have fascinated biologists for centuries due to their spectacular long-distance migrations between freshwater habitats and their spawning areas far out in the ocean. This book provides a long overdue update on the biology and ecology of anguillid eels and features comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Edible Seaweeds of the World

    By Leonel Pereira

    Seaweed is used in many countries for very different purposes - directly as food, especially in sushi, as a source of phycocolloids, extraction of compounds with antiviral, antibacterial or antitumor activity and as biofertilizers. About four million tons of seaweed are harvested annually worldwide…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Mammal Physiology

    Requisites for Ocean Living

    Edited by Michael A. Castellini, Jo-Ann Mellish

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Biology Series

  • Rip current prediction system for swimmer safety

    Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video

    By Leo Sembiring

    Rip currents are among the most dangerous coastal hazards for the bathing public, and contribute to the highest portion of beach rescues all over the world. In order to help life guards in planning and preparing rescue resources so that casualties can be minimized, information about where and when…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

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