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Strategic Metabolic Retreats
by Robert Elsner
<p>The comparative physiology of seemingly disparate organisms often serves as a surprising pathway to biological enlightenment. How appropriate, then, that Robert Elsner sheds new light on the remarkable physiology of diving seals through ...eBook
Past, Present, and Future
by Denise L. Herzing & Christine M. Johnson
<DIV><P>Dolphin researchers have collected an impressive amount of data over the last twenty years, thanks to advances in technology for monitoring, recording, and analyzing dolphin behavior as well as increasing interest in exploring and ...eBook
by Hillary S. Egna & Claude E. Boyd
<p>The culmination of over a decade's worth of research by the Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP), Dynamics of Pond Aquaculture not only explains the physical, chemical, and biological processes that interacteBook
by James Sumich
<p>The transformation of our view of gray whales over the past century from devilfish to gentle giants has been nothing short of remarkable. Whether you are a casual whale watcher or an avid observer of these animals, there is something in this ...eBook
by Amiard-Triquet, Claude
<P>Does a change, which affects a few biological macro-molecules, some cells, or a few individuals within a population, have any ecological significance that would allow the prediction of deleterious effects at higher levels of biological ...eBook
by Tyus, Harold M.
<P>Written as a stand-alone textbook for students and a useful reference for professionals in government and private agencies, academic institutions, and consultants, <STRONG>Ecology</STRONG> <STRONG>and Conservation of Fishes</STRONG> provides ...eBook
by Dame, Richard F.
<P>Exploring the potential use of bivalves as indicators and monitors of ecosystem health, this book describes live and computer simulated experiments, mesocosm studies, and field manipulation experiments. This second edition discusses major neweBook
by Sparling, Donald W.
<P>Building on the success of its popular predecessor, the second edition of <STRONG>Ecotoxicology of Amphibians and Reptiles</STRONG> presents newly available findings on the species that are important environmental indicators. This new editioneBook
by Pereira, Leonel
<P>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 foureBook
by Pandian, T. J.
<P>Of all vertebrates, fish exhibit unparalleled diversity of sexual plasticity and flexibility, ranging from gonochorism to unisexualism, and exceptional patterns of functional hermaphroditism. Fish farming and monosex aquaculture have led to ...eBook
by Tom Beer
<p>The second edition of Environmental Oceanography is the first textbook to link the needs of the coastal oceanographer and the environmental practitioner. The ever-increasing human impact on the environment, and particularly on the coastal ...eBook
by Pandian, T. J.
<P>Fish constitute an important natural renewable resource and any reduction in their ability to propagate as a result of human interference may have significant socioeconomic consequences. The negative effect of human activity on sex ...eBook
by Winston Menzel
<p>This book presents the biology, culture techniques, research and development, and future of the fishery of some of the most important bivalve mollusks cultured throughout the world. The book emphasizes those species that are truly cultured ...eBook
by Kennish, Michael J.
This timely volume examines the work of the National Estuary Program, the prominent federally-funded initiative dealing with pollution and other anthropogenic impacts on estuarine ecosystems and the management plans necessary to ensure that ...eBook
by Vladic, Tomislav
<P>Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, L) is an anadromous species contributing to major fishery catches and comprising a significant part of the aquaculturally produced fish for human consumption. The aim of this book is to incite the interest in theeBook
by Cyrino, J E P
Understanding the biology of the innumerable number of aquatic species on our planet is the focus of sustained research efforts. Environmental degradation, management or rehabilitation of wild stocks, and the forecasted climatic changes are ...eBook
by Magnhagen, Carin
Fishes are by far the most species-rich vertebrate taxon, and it is also the vertebrate group with the most strikingly diverse repertoire of behaviours and behavioural adaptations. As such, they provide us with many opportunities to explore the ...eBook
by Ozouf-Costaz, Catherine
<P>Recent advances in fish cytogenetics have enhanced the interest in chromosome analysis in both fundamental (systematics and comparative genomics among fishes and other vertebrate groups) and applied (aquaculture, conservation and response to ...eBook
From Cells to Organs
by Doaa M. Mokhtar
<p>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 theeBook
by Domenici, Paolo
Fish accomplish most of their basic behaviors by swimming. Swimming is fundamental in a vast majority of fish species for avoiding predation, feeding, finding food, mating, migrating and finding optimal physical environments. Fish exhibit a wideeBook