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  1. Fish Cytogenetic Techniques

    Ray-Fin Fishes and Chondrichthyans

    Edited by Catherine Ozouf-Costaz, Eva Pisano, Fausto Foresti, Lurdes Foresti de Almeida Toledo

    Recent advances in fish cytogenetics have enhanced the interest in chromosome analysis in both fundamental (systematics and comparative genomics among fishes and other vertebrate groups) and applied (aquaculture, conservation and response to pollutants, whole genome sequencing of model fish species...

    Published June 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Biology and Ecology of Carp

    Edited by Constanze Pietsch, Philipp Hirsch

    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, ornamental koi carp fascinate hobby breeders. Biology and...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Nutritional Freshwater Life

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    Supplying sustenance for millions of the poorest people in the world, freshwater flora and fauna also contribute to overall economic well-being by means of export commodity trade, tourism, and recreation. As sources of high-quality nutrients, freshwater flora and fauna of edible value represent a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Routledge Handbook of National and Regional Ocean Policies

    Edited by Biliana Cicin-Sain, David L. VanderZwaag, Miriam C. Balgos

    This comprehensive handbook, prepared by leading ocean policy academics and practitioners from around the world, presents in-depth analyses of the experiences of fifteen developed and developing nations and four key regions of the world that have taken concrete steps toward cross-cutting and...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States

    Edited by Wai Hing Wong, Shawn L. Gerstenberger

    Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States is a synthesis of the biology and management of invasive mussels from scientists and managers working on invasive quagga and zebra mussels in the western United States. Invasive dreissenid mussels have spread...

    Published May 7th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Dynamics in Organic Matter Processing, Ecosystem Metabolism and Tropic Sources for Consumers in the Mara River, Kenya

    By Frank Onderi Masese

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    To properly conserve, restore and manage riverine ecosystems and the services they provide, it is pertinent to understand their functional dynamics. Growing human populations and high dependency on natural resources in developing countries have exerted pressure on land and water resources. However,...

    Published May 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Bioadhesion and Biomimetics

    From Nature to Applications

    Edited by Havazelet Bianco-Peled, Maya Davidovich-Pinhas

    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 engineers, scientists—including chemists, physicists,...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Pan Stanford

  8. Environmental Sex Differentiation in Fish

    By T. J. Pandian

    Fish constitute an important natural renewable resource and any reduction in their ability to propagate as a result of human interference may have significant socioeconomic consequences. The negative effect of human activity on sex differentiation and reproductive output in fish is so diverse that...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas

    Their Ecology and Biodiversity

    By Edward J. Petuch, Robert F. Myers

    Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas: Their Ecology and Biodiversity is the first comprehensive overview of the ecology and biodiversity of the phylum Mollusca in the area of Florida extending from the Dry Tortugas and Ten Thousand Islands in the west to Palm Beach in the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Nutritional Marine Life

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    The nutritional benefits of marine flora and fauna are well known. Fish and crustaceans provide high-quality sources of amino acids—nutritionally important proteins found in only small amounts in cereals and grains. Nutrients and minerals in seafood can improve brain development and reproduction...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press