Marine & Aquatic Science Products

  • A Blue Carbon Primer

    The State of Coastal Westland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

    By Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler

    Blue carbon represents the distinctive carbon fluxes into or out of coastal wetlands such as marshes, mangroves, and seagrasses. This book is a compendium of the state of the science, the state of maps and mapping protocols, and the state of policy incentives in the Blue Carbon concept.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Seaweed Bioactives

    Health Benefits and Potential Applications

    Edited by Amit K. Jaiswal

    Studies show seaweeds are valuable sources of structurally diverse bioactive compounds. These compounds exhibited various biological activities and beneficial health effects, This book focuses on four aspects of seaweeds research: bioactive compounds in seaweeds, their health benefits, effect of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press
    Nutraceuticals

  • Tropical Streams

    Diversity and Uniqueness

    By Alan Paul Covich

    Tropical streams and streams, in general, are sentinels of change and, as such, provide an early warning system for environmental health. In particular, tropical streams are unique because they harbor enormous biodiversity. This book compares and contrasts low latitude vs. higher latitude streams…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

    Marine plants such as algae (blue-green algae and seaweeds), seagrasses, mangrove plants, salt-tolerant or salt-loving plants (halophytes) and coastal sand dune plants are known to generate approximately 70% of oxygen on earth, and help regulate oxygen in the atmosphere. These plants are potential…

    Hardback – 2018-06-04 
    CRC Press

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to-date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Biology of Sole

    Edited by Jose A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo L. Mananos Sanchez, F. Javier Sanchez Vazquez

    This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea solea and S. senegalensis). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: 1. basic scientific information; 2. direct…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs

    Edited by Ramasamy Santhanam

    Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs provides a plethora of first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of edible marine bivalve mollusks. Marine bivalve molluscs play important roles in the marine ecosystems by filtering the water and serving as habitat and prey…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Gastropod Molluscs

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    This comprehensive volume, Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Gastropod Molluscs, focuses exclusively on sea snails or gastropods, which are popular food items and occupy an important role as commercial shell craft industry. Familiar examples include conchs (highly sought after due to their mild…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, Third Edition

    Edited by Frances M.D. Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman

    For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. Written by approximately 100 contributors who are recognized globally as leaders in their respective fields, the CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Management of Marine Ecosystems

    Edited by Md. Nazrul Islam, Sven Erik Jorgensen

    This book will illustrate the current status, trends and effects of climate, natural disturbances and anthropogenic stressors on marine ecosystems. It shows how to integrate different management tools and models in an up-to-date, multidisciplinary approach to environmental management. Through…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10 
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Fish Defenses Vol. 2

    Pathogens, Parasites and Predators

    Edited by Giacomo Zaccone

    Dramatic changes in the environment, including habitat degradation and climate change, have focused attention on how individuals and populations respond to a shifting biotic and abiotic landscape. A critical step toward meeting this goal is a clear understanding of the capacity of individuals to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Fishes (Agnathans and Bony Fishes)

    Phylogeny, Reproductive System, Viviparity, Spermatozoa

    Edited by Barrie G M Jamieson

    It is perhaps because fishes live in a buoyant medium, whether it be fresh or sea water, that they show a diversity in body shapes that is unparalleled by other vertebrates. There is also a unique diversity in the modes of reproduction, whether by external or internal fertilization, and this, with…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    CRC Press
    Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny

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