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Biology and Ecology of Marine Life


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Pharmaceutical Bacteria and Fungi of Marine Ecosystems

Pharmaceutical Bacteria and Fungi of Marine Ecosystems

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Santhanam Ramesh, Ramasamy Santhanam, Kandasamy Palanisamy Jaiganesh, Arumugam Uma
June 26, 2020

This is the first comprehensive book on pharmaceutically important marine bacteria and fungi, based on a new concept "Marine Biopharmacy". It deals with the different species of bacteria and fungi present in seawater, sediment and in association with the marine fauna and flora; and their secondary...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Tunicates

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Tunicates

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh
October 29, 2019

The ocean is a source of unique natural products, mainly accumulated in living organisms. The c.4000 species of tunicates or sea squirts (Phylum, Chordata; Subphylum, Urochordata) are a high-potential yet under-studied source of bioactive compounds for pharmaceuticals. The secondary metabolites...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Cnidarians

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Cnidarians

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Gubbiyappa Shiva Kumar
July 08, 2019

The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical cnidarians, answering a need for more knowledge about the identification, biology, natural products and bioactivities of these living resources. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines....

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life: Echinoderms

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life: Echinoderms

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Sheba Rani Nakka David
June 04, 2019

The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical echinoderms. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines. All reported echinoderm species producing secondary metabolites are dealt with. Previously known only as nutritional invertebrates,&...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Mollusks

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Mollusks

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Manavalan Gobinath, Santhanam Ramesh
January 14, 2019

Key features: Serves as a standard reference for researchers, teachers and students of various disciplines such as Fisheries Science, Marine Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Natural Products, Biochemistry, and Pharmacy, their libraries, and as a valuable guide for pharmaceutical companies...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Sponges

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Sponges

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Anbu Jeba Sunilson
September 07, 2018

Key features: Serves as a standard reference for researchers, teachers and students of various disciplines such as Fisheries Science, Marine Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Natural Products, and Pharmacy, their libraries, and as a valuable guide for pharmaceutical companies involved in the...

Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Gastropod Molluscs

Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Gastropod Molluscs

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam
August 16, 2018

This comprehensive volume focuses exclusively on sea snails (or gastropods), which are popular food items and occupy an important role in the commercial shell craft industry. Familiar examples include conchs (highly sought after due to their mild flavor) and escargot, abalone, and periwinkle snails...

Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs

Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam
June 18, 2018

This comprehensive volume provides a plethora of first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of edible marine bivalve molluscs. It covers the biology of edible marine bivalves; profiles about 180 species, providing information on their habitat, distribution, morphology, food and...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Plants

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
June 12, 2018

Key features: A standard reference for researchers, teachers and students of Marine Biology, Fisheries Science, Botany/Plant Science, Biotechnology, Natural Products, and Pharmacy, their libraries A valuable guide for pharmaceutical companies involved in the development of new drugs from...

Biology and Culture of Portunid Crabs of World Seas

Biology and Culture of Portunid Crabs of World Seas

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam
January 31, 2018

This volume provides an abundance of valuable first-hand information about the diversity, biology, ecology culture of the portunid crabs of the word seas. Marine crabs play an important role directly or indirectly in the livelihood of millions of people around the world. They have been...

Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish

Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam
December 27, 2017

This is the first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pufferfish, also known as blowfish, swellfish, and globefish. Covering 197 species of pufferfish recorded so far from the marine, brackish, and freshwater ecosystems of the world, this important volume expounds on the toxins and...

Biology and Ecology of Venomous Stingrays

Biology and Ecology of Venomous Stingrays

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam
December 21, 2017

This comprehensive book provides first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of venomous stingrays of freshwater, brackish, and marine ecosystems. Each year thousands of injuries to swimmers and surfers are reported, with 750 to 1,500 stingray injuries reported each year in the US...

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