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The Billfish Story: Swordfish, Sailfish, Marlin, and Other Gladiators of the Sea

by Ulanski, Stan

The saga of a unique group of fish and those who have formed bonds with them: anglers, biologists, charter-boat captains, and conservationists. Ulanski brings a rich background to the subject in a multifaceted approach that will enrich not only ...

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The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster

by Lavalli, Kari L.

Written by international experts, The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster provides comprehensive coverage of the known biology, ecology, behavior, physiology, evolutionary history, and genetics of the numerous species in the family ...

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The Biology of Blennies

by Patzner, Robert A

Blennies are diverse group of bony fishes found around the globe. Most blennies are small and somewhat difficult to identify, so until recently these fish did not occupy the interests of many ichthyologists and even fewer ecologists. With nearly

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The Biology of Gobies

by Patzner, Robert

<P>Among all vertebrates, gobies are second in diversity only to the teleost family Cyprinidae. The Gobiidae consists of more than 200 genera and nearly 2,000 species and make up the largest family of marine fishes. Gobies account for as much as

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The Biology of Lungfishes

by Jorgensen, Jorden Morup

<P><STRONG>The Biology of Lungfishes</STRONG> presents an up-to-date collection of reviews on some of the most important aspects of the life of lungfishes. The book draws on contributions from well-known experts with a long record of scientific ...

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The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

by Hal Whitehead & Luke Rendell

<p>In the songs and bubble feeding of humpback whales; in young killer whales learning to knock a seal from an ice floe in the same way their mother does; and in the use of sea sponges by the dolphins of Shark Bay, Australia, to protect their ...

ISBN: 9780226187426

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The Eagle Has Landed... or Not

by Tim Grollimund

<p>One of the most popular charismatic mega fauna in our waters is the spotted eagle ray. Kim Bassos-Hull, from Mote Marine Laboratory, has been studying spotted eagle rays (SERs) since 2009. Her work has centered primarily along the coast from ...

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The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs

by Sale, Peter F.

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the ecology of coral reef fishes presented by top researchers from North America and Australia. Immense strides have been made over the past twenty years in our understanding of ...

ISBN: 9780080925516

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The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Third Edition

by Lodge, Thomas E.

<P>Completely revised, updated, and now with color photographs and illustrations in every chapter, <STRONG>The Everglades Handbook</STRONG> provides a breadth and depth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades that cannot be ...

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The Geology of the Everglades and Adjacent Areas

by Petuch, Edward J.

Painting a complete picture of the history of the Everglades, <b>The Geology of the Everglades and Adjacent Areas </b>brings together theperspectives of various geoscientists to provides an overview of the geology, paleontology, and ...

ISBN: 9781420045598

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The Mollusca: Environmental Biochemistry and Physiology

by Hochachka, Peter W.

The Mollusca ...

ISBN: 9781483296340

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The Physiology of Fishes, Fourth Edition

by Evans, David H.

<P>Following the success of the bestselling third edition, this newly updated and completely revised fourth edition of<B> The Physiology of Fishes</B> provides comprehensive coverage of the most important aspects of the form and function of ...

ISBN: 9781439880319

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The Physiology of Fishes, Third Edition

by Evans, David H.

New scientific approaches have dramatically evolved in the decade since <b>The</b> <b>Physiology of Fishes </b>was first published. With the genomic revolution and a heightened understanding of molecular biology, we now have the tools and the ...

ISBN: 9781420058093

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The Shark Attack Files

Investigating the World's Most Feared Predator

by Jeff Klinkenberg

<p>The University of Florida has an ambitious goal: to harness the power of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni to solve some of society’s most pressing problems and to become a resource for the state of Florida, the nation, and the ...

ISBN: 9781942852407

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The Western Flyer

Steinbeck's Boat, the Sea of Cortez, and the Saga of Pacific Fisheries

by Kevin M. Bailey

<p>In January 2010, the <em>Gemini</em> was moored in the Swinomish Slough on a Native American reservation near Anacortes, Washington. Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the rusted and dilapidated boat was in fact the most famous fishing vessel ...

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This Goat Is a Hero

by Tim Grollimund

<p>"Classified as a “nuclear” species, goatfish truly play a leadership role. Other species are attracted to the substratum-disturbing foraging. And when several goatfish are involved in the fray, the groupies increase in number and ...

ISBN: 9781370743278

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Tropical Pinnipeds

Bio-Ecology, Threats and Conservation

by Juan J. Alava

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781351647632

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Weeds That Swim For Fishes That Don’t

by Robin and the Honey Badger

<p>Robin and the Honey Badger’s mission is to recharge biology with originality for you, the non-specialist reader. Exploring the Bio-edge is a series of e-essays presenting lateral thoughts in search of ever more interesting stories from ...

ISBN: 9781301470914

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World Travels with a Peripatetic Marine Scientist

by Carl J. Sindermann

<p>This is the 24th book about science and scientists published by Carl J. Sindermann, Ph.D. It describes in some detail many places in the world that he visited in connection with his roles as government science administrator and scientific ...

ISBN: 9781514410226

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Wrasses: the Smartest Fish?

by Tim Grollimund

<p>"While I was researching goatfish for the last column, I realized there is another group I have not paid enough attention to in my reef travels. Wrasses. This is a large and diverse family. Wrasses seem to be everywhere. They are quick and ...

ISBN: 9781370354542

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