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Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Scorpionfishes
Author : Ramsamy Santhanam
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2018-09-25
ISBN 10 : 0128158344
Pages : 312 pages
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Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Scorpionfishes examines the diversity, utilization, and ways to safeguard against the world’s most dangerous fish species. It covers the biological and ecological factors that differentiate each species in the Scorpaeninae (Scorpionfish) family and its Pteroinae (Lionfish) subfamily. This book offers important anatomical and identification information on marine scorpionfishes and delves into the diversity, habits and behaviors of each venomous species. In addition, it discusses the health risks that can plague these fish in and out of the wild, including parasites. This book is an essential resource to educate marine biology researchers and students on the various species of scorpionfish that also provides sea-goers with a guide that will help protect them against venomous stings from these fish. Details the importance of researching and safeguarding against scorpionfishes Covers venomous scorpionfish species within 25 genera, including various lionfish, rockfish and the blackfoot firefish Details the anatomy of scorpionfishes to prevent human contact with their numerous barbs

Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Cnidarians
Author : Ramasamy Santhanam
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2020-01-31
ISBN 10 : 9811516030
Pages : 343 pages
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Seas and oceans cover 71 % of the earth’s surface and they are home to 80% of all life found on the planet . Among the different components of marine life, the phylum Cnidaria (formerly Coelenterata) has been reported to be responsible for more envenomations than any other marine phylum. It is believed that 2% of its known 11000 species are venomous to humans. Incidents caused by jellyfish are common all around the globe, with serious manifestations and occasional deaths reported in some countries. The Australian box jellyfish, Chironex fleckeri , has been reported to be very dangerous to humans, as contact with its tentacles can provoke immediate cardiovascular collapse and death within minutes. Though other volumes on venomous marine fauna are available, this is the first comprehensive book focusing on venomous marine cnidarians. It is a valuable text-cum-reference resource for researchers, teachers and students of various disciplines, including fisheries science, marine biotechnology and marine biology and for university and college libraries. It is also a useful guide for beachgoers, divers, physicians and environmentalists.

Experimental Marine Biology
Author : Richard Mariscal
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2012-12-02
ISBN 10 : 0323152791
Pages : 384 pages
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Experimental Marine Biology consists of eight chapters dealing with the various disciplines of marine biology. This book aims to give insights into the problems and perspectives of each discipline, as well as point out new directions which research endeavors might most profitably follow. This reference material starts with the basic topic about aquarium technique, specifically closed-system marine aquariums. This book then presents field experiments in marine ecology and describes marine organisms' behavior, physiology, endocrinology, biochemistry, and toxicology. The development in marine organisms is also discussed. This work will be valuable to both interested students and experienced researchers in this field.

Advances in Marine Biology
Author : N.A
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2011-08-23
ISBN 10 : 9780080579269
Pages : 401 pages
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Advances in Marine Biology

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1978
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Government Reports Announcements & Index
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1978-08
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Dangerous Marine Animals
Author : Matthias Bergbauer,Manuela Kirschner,Robert F. Myers
Publisher : A&C Black
Release Date : 2009
ISBN 10 : 9781408119075
Pages : 384 pages
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This guide to the marine environment covers all forms of sealife. It describes colenterates, molluscs, crustacea, urochordates, fish, reptiles, seabirds, cetaceans and sea mammals. The book opens with a section on oceanography and marine biology which explains the complex and fascinating processes that created the oceans as we know them today. Part I covers the invertebrates. As they are a diverse group, typical regional invertebrate habitats are described which give an insight into the complex niches and relationships that exist. Part II covers the vertebrates. It opens with 48 plates illustrating the majority of species likely to be encountered on the oceans. In the fish plates, some species are illustrated for the first time. The seabirds, cetaceans, sea reptiles and sea mammals are also comprehensively illustrated. The plate section is followed by a systematic section on each group. The book should prove useful to the seafarer, and provide information to anyone interested in the marine environment.

California Fish and Game
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1968
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Introduction to Marine Biology
Author : George Karleskint,Richard Turner,James Small
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Date : 2012-04-26
ISBN 10 : 1285402227
Pages : 576 pages
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INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY sparks curiosity about the marine world and provides an understanding of the process of science. Taking an ecological approach and intended for non-science majors, the text provides succinct coverage of the content while the photos and art clearly illustrate key concepts. Studying is made easy with phonetic pronunciations, a running glossary of key terms, end-of-chapter questions, and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter. The open look and feel of INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY and the enhanced art program convey the beauty and awe of life in the ocean. Twenty spectacular photos open the chapters, piquing the motivation and attention of students, and over 60 photos and pieces of art are new or redesigned. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Marine Conservation
Author : G. Carleton Ray,Jerry McCormick-Ray
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-12-31
ISBN 10 : 111871444X
Pages : 384 pages
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Providing a guide for marine conservation practice, Marine Conservation takes a whole-systems approach, covering major advances in marine ecosystem understanding. Its premise is that conservation must be informed by the natural histories of organisms together with the hierarchy of scale-related linkages and ecosystem processes. The authors introduce a broad range of overlapping issues and the conservation mechanisms that have been devised to achieve marine conservation goals. The book provides students and conservation practitioners with a framework for thoughtful, critical thinking in order to incite innovation in the 21st century. "Marine Conservation presents a scholarly but eminently readable case for the necessity of a systems approach to conserving the oceans, combining superb introductions to the science, law and policy frameworks with carefully chosen case studies. This superb volume is a must for anyone interested in marine conservation, from students and practitioners to lay readers and policy-makers." —Simon Levin, George M. Moffett Professor of Biology, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

Aerospace Medicine and Biology
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1978
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Marine Biology
Author : Anisa Basheer
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1989
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 158 pages
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The Economic And Biological Relevance Of Marine Fisheries In The Context Of The Long Cost Line Of India Need Be Specified. The Ecological Changes That Take Place In The Indian Coast Due To Various Pollutants Have Even Changed The Biology Of Fishes. Hence Various Studies Are Being Conducted To Assess The Marine Fisheries Of India In The Context Of Marine Ecology. This Book Deals With The Various Issues Of Marine Ecology And Marine Culture As Also The Marine Fisheries In India. The Book Would Be Of Immense Use To Students Of Marine Sciences, Marine Fisheries, And Researchers And Also To General Public Interested In Marine Fisheries Of India.

Marine Research
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1973
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Invasive Lionfish
Author : James Adiel Morris (Jr.)
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2012
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 113 pages
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Describes best practices and strategies for control and management of an invasive fish species in the tropical western Atlantic and Caribbean.

Oceanography
Author : Defense Documentation Center (U.S.)
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1963
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 670 pages
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Biological Sciences Communication Project
Author : American Institute of Biological Sciences
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1964
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Effects of Predator Avoidance Behaviors and Preferred Shelter on Predation of Flamefish, Apogon Maculatus (Apogonidae).
Author : Scott T. Minton
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2007
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Aquatic Biologists of the World and Their Laboratories
Author : American Institute of Biological Sciences. Biological Sciences Communication Project
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1964
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Marine Biology
Author : Jeffrey S. Levinton,Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolution Jeffrey S Levinton
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 1995
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 420 pages
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Written by one of the most highly respected researchers in marine biology, this text is the most current and accessible treatment of all aspects of this interdisciplinary field. Marine Biology aims to heighten students' inherent fascination with the ocean and marine life and describes in an easily understandable manner the biological principles which govern marine biological systems. It introduces the rich diversity of the marine environment by focusing on three major themes: 1) function, the way organisms solve problems and the chemical and physical factors affecting these solutions; 2) biodiversity, an overview of the various life forms in the ocean; and 3) ecology, the interaction of organisms with their environment. Designed for undergraduate courses at the sophomore to senior level, the book is designed to help students approach a great variety of material. Supplemented by suggestions for further reading, a glossary of important terms, text boxes highlighting significant equations and concepts, review questions at the end of each chapter, and an abundance of illustrative examples and visual material, this text is a fascinating introduction to marine biology which is both accessible to and captivating for students of marine biology, marine ecology, and marine science.

Medical Emergencies Caused by Aquatic Animals
Author : Vidal Haddad Jr
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2016-09-08
ISBN 10 : 331920288X
Pages : 112 pages
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The present book is intended as a reference guide for emergency and ambulatory care medicine, providing essential information on the most important problems and incidents caused by venomous, poisoning and traumatic marine and freshwater animals. Indeed, though emergencies caused by aquatic animals are becoming increasingly common, there are few reference books devoted to providing medical guidance on them. The book includes a wealth of original images of injuries caused by aquatic animals, while the text covers the current state knowledge on the subject, including the identification of the animals, the clinical aspects of the envenomation/poisonings/injuries, first aid and emergency care, main treatment alternatives and a typical case representing each group of animals. Chapters are organized according to zoological groups: Marine and Freshwater Invertebrates (Porifera, Cnidarians, Annelida, Mollusks, Echinodermata) and Marine and Freshwater Vertebrates (Fish and Reptiles). Medical Emergencies Caused By Aquatic Animals: A Zoological and Clinical Guide is intended for students and professionals in Medicine (Dermatology, Tropical Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Emergency Medicine) and the Biological Sciences (Zoology and Ecology), as well as to practicing professionals working in coastal or freshwater areas.