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Commercially Important Sea Cucumbers of the World

By: N/A

Price: £21.95

Inventory number: 979546


2013. 25cm. Pp.220. Softbound.Sea cucumbers are exploited and traded in more than 70 countries worldwide. Commercially Important Sea Cucumbers of the World provides identification information on 58 species of sea cucumbers that are commonly exploited in artisanal and industrial fisheries around the world. It is intended for fishery managers, scientists, trade officers and industry workers. The volume is fully indexed and contains an introduction, a glossary, and ... View more info

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Marine Species Biological Data Collection Manual

By: N/A

Price: £33.50

Inventory number: 979780


2016. 26cm. Pp.iv, 53. Colour photos. eBook / pdf.Illustrated manual for collecting biological data at sea.Provides fishery observers, and in general fishery data collectors, with a detailed description of the procedures required to collect biological data from the most important fishery groups that can be encountered while at sea.Enables non-specialists to collect samples and take proper photographs, which can be then examined by taxonomic exp... View more info

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Marine Species Biological Data Collection Manual

By: N/A

Price: £66.50

Inventory number: 979781


2017. 26cm. Pp.iv, 53. Colour photos. Spiral bound.Illustrated manual for collecting biological data at sea.Provides fishery observers, and in general fishery data collectors, with a detailed description of the procedures required to collect biological data from the most important fishery groups that can be encountered while at sea.Enables non-specialists to collect samples and take proper photographs, which can be then examined by taxonomic ex... View more info

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Echinoderm Aquaculture

By: Brown, Nicholas & Steve Eddy

Price: £180.00

Inventory number: 979670


2015. 26cm. Pp.384. Colour photos, figures, tables. Hardbound.Sea urchins and sea cucumbers are highly sought after delicacies growing in popularity globally. The demand for these species is rapidly outpacing natural stocks, and researchers and seafood industry personnel are now looking towards aquaculture as a means of providing a sustainable supply. Echinoderm Aquaculture is a very practical reference on the basic biology and current culture practices for a wid... View more info

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Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic, (The) Volumes 1-3, CD-ROM

By: CD-ROM

Price: £23.50

Inventory number: 978654


2008. This CD-Rom contains the electronic version of the three volumes of the FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes: The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic, covering FAO Fishing Area 31.The marine resource groups included are the bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, stomatopods, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, hagfishes, sharks, batoid fishes, chimaeras, bony fishes, sea turtles and marine mammals.Limited stock View more info

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The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Southern Africa

By: Darwall, Will ; K. Smith, D. Tweddle & P. Skelton

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 978837


2009. 28cm. Pp.118. Binding : ebook.Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in southern Africa is highly diverse and of great importance to livelihoods and economies, however, development activities are not always compatible with the conservation of this diversity and it is poorly represented in the development planning process. One of the main reasons is a lack of readily available information on the status and distribution of inland water taxa.In re... View more info

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A Guide to 1,000 Foraminifera from Southwestern Pacific, New Caledonia

By: Debenay, Jean-Pierre

Price: £65.00

Inventory number: 979528


2013. 30cm. Pp.383. 22 plates, 52 figures & maps, hundreds of photomicrographs. Softbound.This guide presents the regional settings and environmental conditions prevailing around New Caledonia and gives an introduction to foraminifera, designed to be accessible to non-specialists, and summarizes the main research that has been carried out on foraminifera from New Caledonia.Describes and illustrates more than 1,000 species of foraminifera collected in a gr... View more info

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Tropical Seashells of Malaysia

By: Fiene-Severns, P., M. Severns & R. Dyerly

Price: £16.00

Inventory number: 002957


Periplus, first edn., 1998. 19cm. Pp.64. 100 colour photos, map. Hardbound.Tropical Seashells of Malaysia, a guide to about 170 species. View more info

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Catalogue of the Recent Echinida, or Sea Eggs, in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I.-Echinida Irregularia

By: Gray, J. E

Price: £65.00

Inventory number: 003021


BM., first edn., 1855. 18cm. Pp.[iv],69,[i]. 6 plates, some foxing to plates 5 & 6 as usual. Later card covers, taped backstrip, good copy.Catalogue of the Recent Echinida, or Sea Eggs, in the Collection of the British Museum. View more info

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Cilia and Flagella. Ciliates and Flagellates. Ultrastructure and cell biology, function and systematics, symbiosis and biodiversity

By: Hausmann, Klaus & Renate Radek (editors)

Price: £39.95

Inventory number: 979594


2014. 24cm. Pp.x, 299. 233 line drawings and light- and electron-microscopic images, 4 tables. Softbound.Presents a contemporary and imaginative synopsis of diverse biological aspects of cilia/flagella and ciliates/flagellates, comprising contributions by a dozenrenowned experts from all over the world, summarizing our current understanding, essentially the results obtained and progress made during the last five decades of research of cilia/flagella and the ultra... View more info

Image for Los camarones Pelágicos (Crustacea: Dendrobranchiata y Caridea) -with- Los cangrejos braquiuros (Crustacea: Brachyura: Dromiidae, hasta Leucosiidae) -with- Los cangrejos braquiuros (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea y Parthenopoidea) del Pacífico mexicano

Los camarones Pelágicos (Crustacea: Dendrobranchiata y Caridea) -with- Los cangrejos braquiuros (Crustacea: Brachyura: Dromiidae, hasta Leucosiidae) -with- Los cangrejos braquiuros (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea y Parthenopoidea) del Pacífico mexicano

By: Hendrickx, M. E. & F. D. Estrada Navarrete

Price: £43.50

Inventory number: 004270


1996-1998. 3 volumes. 28cm. Pp.viii,157; viii,178; xiv,274. Colour photo-portrait (John S. Garth), 13 photo-plates, 316 figures & maps, 68 tables, keys to species. Paperback.Standard systematic guide to the larger crustacea (shrimps and brachyuran crabs) of the Mexican Pacific coast. Spanish text. View more info

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Standard Names for Marine Fishes, Crustaceans and Mollusks in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry

By: Hensen, Roberto ; Alex Ploeg & Gayatri Lilley

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 979085


2011. 25cm. Pp.128. 75 photos. Paperback.Standard Names for Marine Fishes, Crustaceans and Mollusks in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry lists the proper scientific names for over 4000 fish, crustacean and mollusk species, and in addition hard corals, soft corals, sea anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Sustainable collection of marine organisms for the aquarium trade is discussed. Over 75 aquatic animals are pictured. View more info

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Marine Benthic Fauna of Chilean Patagonia, Illustrated Identification Guide

By: Häussermann, Venri & Günter Försterra (editors)

Price: £162.50

Inventory number: 979000


2010. 28cm. Pp.1000. Colour photos, figures. Hardbound.Marine Benthic Fauna of Chilean Patagonia provides introductions to each taxonomic group with background information on morphology, biology, examination and identification methods, and an overview on the current level of knowledge. Lists of all species described for the region are provided as well as detailed instructions on the proper sampling and preservation techniques.The most relevant features fo... View more info

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An Annotated Bibliography on Sea-Cucumbers

By: James, D. B

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 004373


Restricted distribution bibliography. 1994. 22cm. Pp.92. Paperback.An Annotated Bibliography on Sea-Cucumbers is a very useful bibliography with 398 references arranged by general works, taxonomy, morphology, anatomy, biology, ecology, reproduction, hatchery and culture, conservation and management, resource and fishery, processing and quality control, and marketing and export. View more info

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Annotated Bibliography of Commercially Important Prawns and Prawn Fisheries in India

By: Johnson, E

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 004376


1989. 24cm. Pp.326. Paperback.Johnson's Annotated Bibliography of Commercially Important Prawns and Prawn Fisheries in India is a mine of information offering 1364 references covering systematics and distribution, biology, fishery and prawn culture. View more info

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Approaches to Study Living Foraminifera, Collection, Maintenance and Experimentation

By: Kitazato, Hiroshi & Joan M. Bernhard (editors)

Price: £82.00

Inventory number: 9796709


2014. Pp.xiv, 227. 79 photos & foigures (44 in colour). Hardbound.Foraminiferal cultures now serve as tools for researching biological, environmental, and geological topics. However, the biological backgrounds, in particular the natural histories of foraminifera, largely remain unclear. It is also true that the different techniques used in different subdisciplines are a setback to fully understanding the subject. Taken together, these factors prevent progress in ... View more info

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Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes

By: Lamb, Andy & Bernard P. Hanby

Price: £22.00

Inventory number: 979582


2005. 29cm. Pp.398. 1700 colour photos. Hardbound, fine secondhand copy, signed by both authors.With 1,700 superb colour photographs of over 1,400 species, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest: A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes is the most comprehensive collection of photographs of Pacific Northwest marine life ever published. It is designed to allow the reader to recognize virtually any coastal organism that might be enco... View more info

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Atlas of African Freshwater Sponges

By: Manconi, R. & R. Pronzato

Price: £49.99

Inventory number: 978788


2009. 30cm. Pp.214. 245 photos & figures. Paperback.Atlas of African Freshwater Sponges is the first complete overview of the freshwater sponges found from Algeria to the Cape and of historical importance. Summarizes the knowledge of the spongillofauna of the African continent and provides new as well as historical illustrations and distribution maps for all the species, most of which are endemic to Africa.A comparative analysis based on original diagnose... View more info

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Hydroids from the Seychelles

By: Millard, N. A. H. & J. Bouillon

Price: £8.50

Inventory number: 001199


1973. 25cm. Pp.viii,106. 5 plates, 11 figures, map. Paperback. View more info

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Intertidal Marine Isopods, Second edition

By: Naylor, Ernest & Angelika Brandt

Price: £32.00

Inventory number: 979818


2015. 24cm. Pp.viii, 144. Numerous text figures. Softbound.Second edition of this iconic Synopsis, replacing Naylor 1972.This new edition has been revised and brought up to date, with a new species list, extensive additional information included about the species, and many new references. View more info

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Great British Marine Animals, 2nd edition

By: Naylor, Paul

Price: £15.00

Inventory number: 979833


2005. 28cm. Pp.272. 420 colour photos, references, index of species, English and Latin names. Softbound.Revised from the first edition of 2003 including 30 additional species and 90 new photos.Identification guide to the following found in British waters : sponges, cnidarians, sea anemones, corals, hydroids, jellyfish, worms, crustaceans, crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps, barnacles, molluscs, chitons, sea snails, sea slugs, bivalves, cuttlefish, octopus, ... View more info

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Imaging Marine Life: Macrophotography and Microscopy Approaches for Marine Biology

By: Reynaud, Emmanuel G

Price: £70.00

Inventory number: 979602


2013. 24cm. Pp.280. Colour photos & figures. Hardbound.Written by an international team of experts from the Tara Oceans Marine Biology Imaging Platform (TAOMI), this is the first and only compendium on marine imaging technologies, and includes all known underwater as well as on-land techniques.TAOMI is imaging the largest collection of marine organisms in recent history, ranging from viruses to corals, and is duplicated on land to perform high throughput ... View more info

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Shallow-Water Holothuroidea (Echinodermata) from Kenya and Pemba Island, Tanzania.

By: Samyn, Y

Price: £29.99

Inventory number: 001512


2004. 26cm. Pp.158. 33 colour photos, 60 figures, 28 tables, 2 maps, keys to the 48 species. Paperback.Holothuroidea, commonly known as sea cucumbers, make up one of the five extant classes of echinoderms.A total of 225 specimens, representing three orders, four families, 12 genera, 44 species and one variety, collected in the shallow-waters of Kenya and Pemba Island (Tanzania), are here investigated in detail. Of these, Bohadschia cousteaui, B. similis, ... View more info

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Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Snails

By: Santhanam, Ramasamy

Price: £90.00

Inventory number: 979707


2016. 28cm. Pp.340. Colour photos. Hardbound.The first comprehensive volume exclusively on marine cone snails, this book provides descriptions of over 100 species of hazardous marine snails along with their biological and ecological characteristics; the characteristics of conotoxins; information on cone snail injuries and their treatment along with prevention measures; and the therapeutic and medicinal value of conotoxins, including as a powerful nonaddictive pai... View more info

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Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs

By: Santhanam, Ramasamy

Price: £131.00

Inventory number: 978924


2017. 26cm. Pp.435. Hardbound.Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs provides a plethora of first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of edible marine bivalve molluscs. Marine bivalve molluscs play important roles in the marine ecosystems by filtering the water and serving as habitat and prey for a variety of sea life. Furthermore, by pumping large quantities of water through their bodies, they serve as good bio-indic... View more info

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Northwest European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae

By: Schuchert, Peter

Price: £68.99

Inventory number: 979529


2012. 23cm. Pp.364. 290 figures, map, tables. Softbound.A concise account of the morphology, habits and distribution of 113 species of athecate hydroids and their medusae recorded from the north-east Atlantic. Keys to identification are included, and these use external characters where possible.This new Synopsis is the first work to provide descriptions of all the northern European athecate hydroids since Hincks (1868) and the first ever book to include k... View more info

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Echinoderms

By: Southward, Eve C & A. C Campbell

Price: £48.99

Inventory number: 003876


2006. 24cm. Paperback.Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) Vol.56. Echinoderms is the most complete coverage of the British echinoderm fauna published since 1927; this Synopsis provides a concise account of the diversity, habitats, distribution and lifestyles of 94 species of echinoderms recorded from British waters. Accurate keys, focusing on distinctly recognizable external features, will aid identification of the 3 species of feather stars, 21 starfish,... View more info

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Aquaculture, An Introductory Text, 3rd edition

By: Stickney, R. R

Price: £45.00

Inventory number: 979762


2017. 28cm. Pp.352. Colour photos, figures. Softbound.Providing a broad and readable overview of the subject, this updated third edition of Aquaculture: An Introductory Text covers issues associated with sustainable aquaculture development, culture systems, hatchery methods, nutrition and feeding of aquaculture species, reproductive strategies, harvesting and many other topics. While its main focus is on the culture of fish, molluscs and crustaceans for food, the... View more info

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All About Shrimps, Crayfishes and Crabs in the Freshwater Aquarium, Paludarium, and Terrarium

By: Werner, Uwe

Price: £29.95

Inventory number: 978561


29cm. Pp.200. 370 colour photos. Hardbound.All About Shrimps, Crayfishes and Crabs presents all the information required for the successful maintenance and breeding of these ever more popular aquarium residents. Uwe Werner describes all the forms relevant to the aquarium hobby in easy to understand, practical terms. The book covers: Dwarf shrimps, Fan shrimps, Long-arm shrimps, Swimming shrimps, European crayfishes, American crayfishes, Australian crayfishes, Dw... View more info

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Polychaetes: Interstitial families, Second edition

By: Westheide, W

Price: £29.00

Inventory number: 978630


2009. 24cm. Pp.120. Paperback.The minute polychaetes that occur in the interstitial spaces within sandy marine sediments are a diverse phylogenetic assemblage, representing seven separate orders (all of them specifically interstitial) and nine families. Since they occur together in the same microhabitat, Polychaetes: Interstitial families, Second edition departs from the general style and content of the other Synopses devoted to polychaetes, which are each concer... View more info