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  • 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

  • Animal Locomotion

    Physical Principles and Adaptations

    By Malcolm S. Gordon, Reinhard Blickhan, John O. Dabiri, John J. Videler

    Animal Locomotion: Physical Principles and Adaptations is a professional-level, state of the art review and reference summarizing the current understanding of macroscopic metazoan animal movement. The comparative biophysics, biomechanics and bioengineering of swimming, flying and terrestrial…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    CRC Press

  • Targeted Gene Capture for Phylogenetic Systematics and Population Genetics

    By Chenhong Li, Gavin J. P. Naylor

    The authors propose a book that reviews Next Generation Sequencing procedures, especially software protocols they created devoted to capturing targeted gene sequences. Such sequences are used by phylogenetists and population geneticists. The book will provide background and recommendations that…

    Pack - Book & Online – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Evolution of Charles Darwin

    By George A. Dorsey

    Charles Darwin is well-known throughout the world for his revolutionary work from 1859; The Origin of Species, the foundational study of evolution which greatly challenged the near-universal belief in the Christian world, at that time, of creationism. Originally published in 1928, Dorsey attempts…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Stochastic Communities

    A Mathematical Theory of Biodiversity

    By A. K. Dewdney

    The book presents a novel theory of bioversity by analyzing the distribution of abundances among species in the context of a community. The basis of this new theory is a distribution called the “J distribution." This distribution is a pure hyperbola and mathematically implied by the “stochastic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-18 
    CRC Press

  • Neotropical Biogeography

    Regionalization and Evolution

    By Juan J. Morrone

    Neotropical Biogeography: Regionalization and Evolution presents the most comprehensive single-source treatment of the Neotropical region derived from evolutionary biogeographic studies. The book provides a biogeographic regionalization based on distributional patterns of plant and animal taxa,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • What are Species?

    By Brent D. Mishler

    This book is an extended argument for abandoning the various single concepts and the "species" rank. The author proposes that the rank of "species" be replaced by a pluralistic view. In such taxonomy, the smallest identifiable lineages would be used within various divergent phylogenies in a context…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Everything Has a History

    By J. B. S. Haldane

    In this collection, first published in 1951, the central theme is that everything has a history, and that we cannot fully understand anything without some knowledge of its history. Professor Haldane writes mainly on geology, astronomy and zoology, but includes a variety of other topics, including…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Snakes of the World

    A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

    By Van Wallach, Kenneth L. Williams, Jeff Boundy

    Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species—the first catalogue of its kind—covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Australasian Biogeography

    Edited by Malte C. Ebach

    The Handbook of Australasian Biogeography is the most comprehensive overview of the biogeography of Australasian plants, fungi and animal taxa in a single volume. This volume is unique in its coverage of marine, freshwater, terrestrial, and subterranean taxa. It is an essential publication for…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

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