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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 ...

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Resurrecting the Shark: A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil

by Susan Ewing

<p>A prehistoric mystery. A fossil so mesmerizing that it boggled the minds of scientists for more than a century—until a motley crew of modern day shark fanatics decided to try to bring the monster-predator back to life.</p> <p>In 1993, ...

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Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero & Tundi S. Agardy

<p>This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the ...

ISBN: 9781136294815

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Salmon

A Scientific Memoir

by Jude Isabella

<p><i>Salmon: A Scientific Memoir</i> investigates a narrative that is important to the identity of the Pacific Northwest Coast – the salmon as an iconic species. Traditionally it’s been a narrative that is overwhelmingly about conflict. But is ...

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Seagrasses: Monitoring, Ecology, Physiology, and Management

by Bortone, Stephen A.

Seagrasses are becoming widely used as in situ indicators of the relative health and condition of subtropical and tropical estuarine ecosystems. To permit meaningful management of our estuaries, there is clearly a need to develop and refine ways

ISBN: 9781420074475

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Sex Determination in Fish

by Pandian, T. J.

<P>This book is the first to report that research in allogenics/xenogenics has conclusively shown that fishes have retained bisexual potency even after sexual maturity and spermiation. The XY genotype found in the unexpected female phenotypes ...

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Sex in the Sea

Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep

by Marah J. Hardt

<p><strong>An Oprah.com &quot;Best Book for National Reading Month&quot;</strong></p> <p>Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant ...

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Snook Recover After 2010 Cold Snap

by Tim Grollimund

<p>"An interesting aspect of the snook population is documented in the telemetry study from the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. They acoustically tagged 30 snook in the 9-square mile Banana River No-Take Reserve near Kennedy Space ...

ISBN: 9781370955121

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Squid Empire

The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods

by Danna Staaf

<p>Before there were mammals on land, there were dinosaurs. And before there were fish in the sea, there were cephalopods—the ancestors of modern squid and Earth’s first truly substantial animals. Cephalopods became the first creatures to rise ...

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The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I

by Martin A. Moe Jr

<p>The book that helped launch 1000 marine aquariums (and many more) is coming back greatly expanded in five ebook volumes. Martin A. Moe, Jr. is releasing The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I: The Chemical Environment in May of 2014. ...

ISBN: 9780939960163

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780820346335

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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 Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I

by Peter L. Lutz & John A. Musick

<p>Sea turtles have existed for millions of years, making them fascinating subjects of study. In the last 20 years, the science of sea turtle biology has expanded at an exponential rate, leading to major advances in many areas. This book ...

ISBN: 9781351411288

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781370159307

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781439802649

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