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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 137 new and published books in the subject of Natural History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Biology of Gobies

    Edited by Robert Patzner, James L. Van Tassell, Marcelo Kovacic, B. G. Kapoor

    Among all vertebrates, gobies are second in diversity only to the teleost family Cyprinidae. The Gobiidae consists of more than 200 genera and nearly 2,000 species and make up the largest family of marine fishes. Gobies account for as much as 50% of the energy flow in coral reef communities. Their...

    Published September 2nd 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Integrated Molecular Evolution

    By Scott Orland Rogers

    Molecular evolution, phylogenetics, genomics, and other related topics are all critical to understanding evolutionary processes. All too frequently, however, they are treated separately in textbooks and courses, such that students fail to connect all of the concepts, principles, and nuances of the...

    Published July 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. The Avian Erythrocyte

    Its Phylogenetic Odyssey

    By Chester A. Glomski, Alessandra Pica

    The erythrocyte presents morphologic, cytochemical, and quantitative adaptations as it progresses through its evolutionary continuum. This text is a comprehensive exploration of the evolutionary relationship of the avian erythrocyte with the erythrocytes of the antecedent lower vertebrates—such as...

    Published July 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Animal Behavior Desk Reference

    A Dictionary of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution, Third Edition

    By Edward M. Barrows

    "Words are our tools, and, as a minimum, we should use clean tools. We should know what we mean and what we do not, and we must forearm ourselves against the traps that language sets us." -- The Need for Precise Terminology, Austin (1957, 7–8) It follows that, for effective and efficient...

    Published April 26th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes

    Edited by Robert D. Aldridge, David M. Sever

    Series: Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny

    Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death after reproduction) in the aspic viper. Beginning with a review of the history of snake...

    Published April 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Key Transitions in Animal Evolution

    Edited by Rob Desalle, Bernd Schierwater

    Tackling one of the most difficult and delicate of the evolutionary questions, this challenging book summarizes the more recent results in phylogenetics and developmental biology that address the evolution of key innovations in metazoans. Divided into three sections, the first considers the...

    Published December 7th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Viking DNA

    The Wirral and West Lancashire Project

    By Stephen E. Harding, Mark Jobling, Turi King

    This book details a genetic survey that has taken place focusing on men from old families from Wirral and West Lancashire. These 'Viking hot spots' in North West England exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear Viking presence. The book explains—with the...

    Published December 1st 2010 by CRC Press

  8. The Biology of Lungfishes

    Edited by Jorden Morup Jorgensen, Jean Joss

    The Biology of Lungfishes presents an up-to-date collection of reviews on some of the most important aspects of the life of lungfishes. The book draws on contributions from well-known experts with a long record of scientific work within their respective fields. The general natural history of the...

    Published November 29th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Gorilla

    With Notes on the Attachments, Variations, Innervation, Synonymy and Weight of the Muscles

    Edited by Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, Felix J. dePaz, Eva M. Ferrero, Gaelle Bello, Mercedex Barbosa, Bernard A. Wood

    Even though the gorilla is our closest living relative, information about its anatomy, and particularly its musculature, is scarce. This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the gorilla. It includes high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by CRC Press

  10. African Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphic Landscape Evolution

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 30, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Series: Palaeoecology of Africa

    This 30st jubilee volume (2010) of "Palaeoecology of Africa" looks back and reflects the "state of the art" of what is actually known on former African climates and ecosystems in the format of review articles authored by specialists in the field. New research articles on climate and ecosystem...

    Published November 1st 2010 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach
    Edited by Vera M. Kolb
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  2. Beach-Spawning Fishes: Reproduction in an Endangered Ecosystem
    By Karen L.M. Martin
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Morphodynamics
    By Adolf Seilacher, Alan D. Gishlick
    To Be Published October 15th 2014
  4. The Walking Larder: Patterns of Domestication, Pastoralism, and Predation
    Edited by Juliet Clutton-Brock
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  5. Hunters of the Recent Past
    Edited by Leslie B. Davis, Brian O.K. Reeves
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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