Download Advances in Marine Biology: Cumulative Subject Index Volumes by Alan J. Southward, Paul A. Tyler, Craig M. Young, Lee A. PDF

By Alan J. Southward, Paul A. Tyler, Craig M. Young, Lee A. Fuiman

Advances in Marine Biology has been delivering in-depth and up to date reports on all features of Marine Biology on account that 1963. quantity forty five is a cumulative topic and taxonomic index quantity, delivering a prepared consultant to all examine lined in volumes 20 - forty four of the sequence, together with either eclectic and thematic volumes that research a specific box intimately, comparable to 'The Biochemical Ecology of Marine Fishes' and 'Molluscan Radiation'. * sequence Encompasses forty Years of insurance. * Cumulative topic and Taxonomic index for sequence Volumes 20- forty four

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Download Leeches, Lice and Lampreys: A Natural History of Skin and by Graham C. Kearn PDF

By Graham C. Kearn

Many other kinds of animals have followed a parasitic lifestyle at the dermis and gills of marine and freshwater fishes, together with protozoans, flatworms, leeches, a number crustaceans or even a few vertebrates (lampreys). there's a parasitic barnacle, defined first within the nineteenth century by means of Charles Darwin, fish lice that fluctuate intercourse and bivalve molluscs parasitic purely while younger. This publication explores for the 1st time in a single quantity, the extraordinary biology of those little recognized and regularly extraordinary animals.

The following heavily interwoven topics are thought of for every crew of parasites: how they locate their hosts, how they connect, feed and reproduce, the wear they inflict and the way the host’s immune process retaliates. in line with the British fauna, yet extending the place acceptable to examples from North the USA, Australia and somewhere else, the e-book is vital examining, not only for the pro parasitologist, but additionally for an individual attracted to fishes and during this overlooked box of British traditional historical past.

With the enquiring naturalist in brain, phrases and ideas are defined as they come up, subsidized up by means of a word list, and the textual content is liberally illustrated. An introductory bankruptcy on fish biology units the scene and customary fish names are used all through, in addition to medical names.

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Download Conflict Resolution in Water Resources and Environmental by Keith W. Hipel, Liping Fang, Johannes Cullmann, Michele PDF

By Keith W. Hipel, Liping Fang, Johannes Cullmann, Michele Bristow

The newest advancements concerning the conception and perform of successfully resolving clash in water assets and environmental administration are awarded during this booklet by means of revered specialists from worldwide. Water conflicts are rather advanced and demanding to unravel simply because water and environmental matters span either the societal realm, during which humans and corporations engage, and the actual global which sustains all human actions. for example, whilst large-scale water diversions occur throughout political jurisdictions, conflicts may perhaps take place between stakeholders inside and throughout areas, whereas the water transfers could cause critical harm to delicate ecological platforms. as a result, to reach at life like and reasonable resolutions, one needs to take note of not just the economics and politics of the placement but additionally the water volume and caliber alterations which could take place in the altered hydrological approach in addition to the ecosystems contained therein. whilst the results of weather switch and the heavily hooked up actions of power construction and utilization also are thought of, the complexity of the matter turns into even larger and messier. for that reason, one needs to undertake an integrative and adaptive method of water and environmental governance that in particular acknowledges the conflicting worth structures of stakeholders, together with nature and destiny generations although they don't seem to be current on the bargaining desk. The sixteen chapters during this modern e-book are written via authors who offered their unique examine on the foreign convention on Water assets and setting examine (ICWRER) 2013, which used to be held in Koblenz, Germany, from June third to seventh, 2013, and accordingly submitted extended models in their examine for overview and book during this well timed booklet. the wealthy variety of contributions are positioned into viewpoint within the first bankruptcy after which categorised into 4 major interconnected parts:

Part I: administration and EvaluationPart II: worldwide, Trans-boundary and overseas Dimensions
Part III: Consensus-building, Bargaining and Negotiation
Part IV: Ecological and Socio-economic Impacts

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Download Marine Mammals and the Exxon Valdez by Thomas R. Loughlin PDF

By Thomas R. Loughlin

The oil spill catastrophe that happened whilst the Exxon Valdez ran aground has turn into a part of the iconography of ecological catastrophe. This publication synthesizes formerly exclusive facts just recently published via the U.S. executive. the knowledge matters the results of this nightmarish spill on marine mammals, reminiscent of sea otters, harbor seals, killer whales, and humpback whales. simply because a number of the book's individuals have been on web site inside 24 hours of this eleven million gallon disaster, the publication is a special longitudinal examine of the loss of life of an atmosphere because of a unmarried acute environmental perturbation.
These certain-to-be-influential effects pronounced right here should still help marine biologists, pathologists, toxicologists, environmentalists, engineers, and coastal planners in assessing the character of this now mythical catastrophe

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Download The Eel by Frederich W. Tesch, Ray J. White, John Thorpe PDF

By Frederich W. Tesch, Ray J. White, John Thorpe

A powerful call for for an English model of the 3rd German variation of this vitally important publication cleared the path for this wonderful new translation, which includes a lot new info from over 500 guides, now not lined by means of the former English language version.

The Eel is the traditional paintings at the species with chapters within the e-book overlaying physiology and features, developmental levels and distribution of the eel species, post-larval ecology and behavior, harvest and environmental relationships, fishing tools, eel tradition, ailments, parasites and physically harm, the realm alternate in eels and eel processing. Contributions are incorporated from numerous global professionals together with new details relating genetic variety in eel populations and the implications for his or her administration.

Written via Friedrich-Wilhelm Tesch, one of many best international professionals on eels and thoroughly edited via Professor Thorpe, renowned for his paintings in fish biology, writing and enhancing, The Eel is an important buy for all these operating with the species, together with fish biologists, physiologists and ecologists, aquatic and environmental scientists, fisheries managers and fish farm body of workers. Copies of this landmark e-book might be to be had within the libraries of all examine institutions and universities the place those topics are studied or taught.

The Fisheries Society of the British Isles supplied beneficiant monetary aid permitting the interpretation and book of this ebook.

Written via F-W Tesch ; Translated from the German version through R. J. White ; Edited through J. E. Thorpe

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Download Biology and ecology of crayfish by Matt Longshaw, Paul Stebbing PDF

By Matt Longshaw, Paul Stebbing

Written by way of global specialists in astacology, this ebook covers a number facets of the biology and ecology of freshwater crayfish. With a robust concentrate on wild crayfish, the booklet stories the taxonomy and genetics of this attention-grabbing workforce of animals. lower than exam are also crayfish development and copy, with designated illustrations; habit and chemical ecology of crayfish; ailments of crayfish; holistic knowing of drivers for crayfish inhabitants good fortune; and techniques for the keep watch over of non-native crayfish.

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