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CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine

3rd Edition

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Frances M.D. Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman
May 23, 2018

AAP Prose Award Finalist 2018/19 For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. Written by approximately 100 contributors who are recognized globally as leaders in their respective fields, the C...

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 1

1st Edition

Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, Juliet Mary Ponder
November 13, 2019

Molluscs comprise the second largest phylum of animals (after arthropods), occurring in virtually all habitats. Some are commercially important, a few are pests and some carry diseases, while many non-marine molluscs are threatened by human impacts which have resulted in more extinctions than all...

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...

The Histology of Fishes

1st Edition

Krzysztof Formicki, Frank Kirschbaum
October 09, 2019

The book is a multi-authored book of 18 chapters comprising the state of the art work of all relevant topics on modern fish histology from 28 authors from ten countries. The topics include Introduction to Histological Techniques, Integument, Fish Skeletal Tissues, Muscular System, Structure and...

Aeglidae: Life History and Conservation Status of Unique Freshwater Anomuran Decapods

1st Edition

Sandro Santos, Sergio Luiz de Siqueira Bueno
October 04, 2019

Aeglidae focuses on these unique crustaceans who are endemic to South America. The book is the first to summarize the diverse aspects of the Aeglidae, whose taxonomic features and phylogenetic relationships, evolutionary history and biogeographical background, biological characteristics, and...

Marine Eutrophication: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou
September 23, 2019

Marine eutrophication has been recognized as a global problem with adverse effects on ecosystem’s health and the economies of coastal states. Most conventions regarding marine environmental protection of Regional Seas have given priority to eutrophication and relevant management practices. This...

Innovative Technologies in Seafood Processing

1st Edition

Yesim Ozogul
September 17, 2019

While conventional technologies such as chilling and freezing are used to avoid deteriorative processes like autolytic and microbial spoilage of seafood, innovative technologies have also been developed as a response to economic and environmental demands. Innovative Technologies in Seafood...

Ecotoxicology of Marine Organisms

1st Edition

Bernardo Duarte, Maria Isabel Violante Caçador
August 29, 2019

This book presents a comprehensive review of the most recent studies on the impact of contaminants on the marine environment. Conventional and new information, as well as the latest techniques, are presented, which can be applied to several types of marine organisms from bacteria and fungi to...

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals: Volume II Phycoremediation, Biofuels and Global Biomass Production

1st Edition

Gokare A. Ravishankar, Ranga Rao Ambati
August 28, 2019

Key Features The most comprehensive resource available on the biodiversity of algal species, their industrial production processes and their use for human consumption in food, health and varied applications. Emphasis on basic and applied research, addressing aspects of scale-up for commercial...

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 57

1st Edition

S. J. Hawkins, A. L. Allcock, A. E. Bates, L. B. Firth, I. P. Smith, S. E. Swearer, P. A. Todd
August 19, 2019

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review remains one of the most cited sources in marine science and oceanography. The ever increasing interest in work in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues, especially global climate change and its impacts,...

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals: Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Gokare A. Ravishankar, Ambati Ranga Rao
August 09, 2019

This two-volume set explores the aspects of diversity of micro and macro algal forms, their traditional uses; their constituents which are of value for food, feed, specialty chemicals, bioactive compounds for several novel applications and bioenergy molecules. The industrial production systems,...

Handbook of Algal Technologies and Phytochemicals: Volume I Food, Health and Nutraceutical Applications

1st Edition

Gokare A. Ravishankar, Ranga Rao Ambati
July 30, 2019

Key features: The most comprehensive resource available on the biodiversity of algal species, their industrial production processes and their use for human consumption in food, health and varied applications. Emphasis on basic and applied research, addressing aspects of scale-up for commercial...

Practical Handbook of Marine Science

4th Edition

Michael J. Kennish
July 24, 2019

The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine...

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