132 books (7 pages) in this category
by Tim Grollimund
<p>"As I stood on the boat with my morning coffee and watched the people pile in the boats and head out to the whale sharks, my immediate reaction was “we are in a whale shark theme park”. Pop in a roller coaster and a hot dog stand and we have ...eBook
by Tim Grollimund
<p>"Puffers are a group of species I like to shoot, especially the larger varieties. They have a shy, but jovial personality. At least they always look like they are smiling. Sometimes they won’t turn around to face the camera, and sometimes ...eBook
How Government Subsidies Led to Global Overfishing
by Carmel Finley
<div>Most current fishing practices are neither economically nor biologically sustainable. Every year, the world spends $80 billion buying fish that cost $105 billion to catch, even as heavy fishing places growing pressure on stocks that are ...eBook
by Berois, Nibia
<P><STRONG>Annual Fishes: Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution</STRONG> is the first comprehensive reference on current knowledge of diverse species that exhibit unique survival strategies and provide important models for basic and ...eBook
by Eastman, Joseph T.
This important volume provides an original synthesis and novel overview of Antarctic fish biology, detailing the evolution of these fish in some of the most unusual and extreme environments in the world. Focusing on one group of fish, the ...eBook
by Montet, Didier
<P>Fish and shrimp producing industries generate huge amounts of wastes in form of viscera, scales, waste water, etc. Applications of microorganisms and/or microbesbased products have contributed significantly in solving many of these problems ...eBook
by Moe Martin
<p>Aquascaping is a fascinating hobby that has evolved over centuries. The idea of making an environment that supports life and is aesthetically appealing is an exciting quest for many people. Technology has evolved to support more species, in ...eBook
by Bortone, Stephen A.
<P>While artificial reefs may have much to offer, they remain an anecdote in the greater scheme of fisheries management, primarily due to the lack of data specific to validating their use. Based on papers presented at the 9th Conference on ...eBook
by Gentry, Roger L.
<p>Covering the behavior and ecology of the northern fur seal, this book is a model long-term study of marine mammals, one that tests theory through both observation of undisturbed behavior and manipulative experiments on individuals. Here RogereBook
by Bianco-Peled, Havazelet
<P>Bioadhesion is often defined as the state in which two materials, at least one of which is biological in nature, are held together for extended periods of time by interfacial forces. It is an area of active multidisciplinary research, where ...eBook
by Petuch, Edward J.
<P>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 thateBook
by Kulczykowska, Ewa
<P>Each organism has its own internal biological clock, which is reset by environmental cues (Zeitgebers), thus keeping it synchronized with the external environment. It is a chemically based oscillating system within cells, relying on moleculareBook
by Jerry, Dean R.
<P>This book covers the biology, ecology, genetics and aquaculture of the Asian Seabass or barramundi (<I>Lates calcarifer</I>), a<STRONG> </STRONG>commercially and recreationally valuable species. It brings together in the one place reviews ...eBook
by Arai, Takaomi
<P>Anguillid eels have fascinated biologists for centuries due to their spectacular long-distance migrations between freshwater habitats and their spawning areas far out in the ocean. This book provides a long overdue update on the biology and ...eBook
by Kitagawa, Takashi
<P>This book focuses on latest information on the biology and ecology of the three bluefin tuna species: the Pacific (<I>Thunnus orientalis</I>), Atlantic (<I>T. thynnus</I>), and southern bluefin tuna (<I>T. maccoyii</I>). In the book, the ...eBook
by Pietsch, Constanze
<P>Carp are the backbone of a growing aquaculture industry. They facilitate scientific progress as a model species in laboratories, cause concern for ecosystem managers as an invasive species, and mesmerize anglers as big game. In addition, ...eBook
by Longshaw, Matt
<P>Written by world experts in astacology, this book covers a range of aspects of the biology and ecology of freshwater crayfish. With a strong focus on wild crayfish, the book studies the taxonomy and genetics of this interesting group of ...eBook
by Keene, Alex
<i> <p>Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish</i> features contributions by leading researchers in a comprehensive, unique work that examines a number of distinct areas of biology-evolution, development, ecology, and behavior-using the ...eBook
by Wong, Wai Hing
<P><STRONG>Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States</STRONG> is a synthesis of the biology and management of invasive mussels from scientists and managers working on invasive quagga and zebra ...eBook
by Pratchett, Morgan S.
<P>Butterflyfishes (family Chaetodontidae) are a highly conspicuous component of fish fauna on coral reefs throughout the world. In light of their strong dependence on coral, they are often regarded as the epitome of coral reef fishes. This ...eBook