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  1. Eel Physiology

    Edited by Francesca Trischitta, Yoshio Takei, Philippe Sébert

    Eel of the genus Anguilla is an extraordinary fish, which due to its particular life cycle has fascinated biologists and physiologists ever since the pioneering works of Homer H. Schmidt in the 1930s. The Eel has become an excellent model for various aspects of adaptive physiological research....

    Published August 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Physiology and Ecology of Fish Migration

    Edited by Hiroshi Ueda, Katsumi Tsukamoto

    Among the roughly 30,000 species of fish, migratory species account for only 165 species, but most of them are very important fisheries resources. This book presents up-to-date innovative research results on the physiology and ecology of fish migration. It focuses on salmon, eels, lampreys, and...

    Published August 6th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Legal and Biological Perspectives

    By Bevis Fedder

    Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Endocrine Sex Differentiation in Fish

    By T. J. Pandian

    Of all vertebrates, fish exhibit unparalleled diversity of sexual plasticity and flexibility, ranging from gonochorism to unisexualism, and exceptional patterns of functional hermaphroditism. Fish farming and monosex aquaculture have led to reproductive dysfunction with males producing less milt,...

    Published May 6th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Chemical Oceanography, Fourth Edition

    By Frank J. Millero

    Over the past ten years, a number of new large-scale oceanographic programs have been initiated. These include the Climate Variability Program (CLIVAR) and the recent initiation of the Geochemical Trace Metal Program (GEOTRACES). These studies and future projects will produce a wealth of...

    Published April 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

    By Edward J. Petuch

    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 that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity...

    Published April 1st 2013 by CRC Press

  7. The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume III

    Edited by Jeanette Wyneken, Kenneth J. Lohmann, John A. Musick

    Series: CRC Marine Biology Series

    Since the first volume of The Biology of Sea Turtles was published in 1997, the field has grown and matured in ways few of the authors would have predicted—particularly in the areas of physiology, behavior, genetics, and health. Volume III presents timely coverage of emerging areas as well as the...

    Published March 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Stress Biology of Cyanobacteria

    Molecular Mechanisms to Cellular Responses

    Edited by Ashish Kumar Srivastava, Amar Nath Rai, Brett A Neilan

    A significant component of many different ecosystems, cyanobacteria occupy almost every niche of the earth, including fresh and salt waters, rice fields, hot springs, arid deserts, and polar regions. Cyanobacteria, along with algae, produce nearly half the global oxygen, making assessment of their...

    Published February 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture

    Promoting Social, Economic and Environmental Resilience

    By Stuart W. Bunting

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, principally fish, molluscs, crustaceans and marine algae. It has seen phenomenal worldwide growth in the past fifty years and many people view it as the best solution for the provision of high quality protein to feed the world's growing population,...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge