Animal behavior desk reference: a dictionary of animal by Edward M. Barrows

By Edward M. Barrows

Revised and up-to-date, containing over 5,000 entries, with over 1,100 extra entries than within the past variation, Animal habit table Reference, moment variation: A Dictionary of habit, Ecology, and Evolution offers definitions for phrases in animal habit, biogeography, evolution, ecology, genetics, psychology, records, systematics, and different comparable sciences. Formatted like a regular dictionary, this reference provides definitions in a short- and easy-to-use kind. for every time period, the place appropriate, you receive:Multiple definitions indexed chronologicallyTerm hierarchies summarized in tablesDefinition sourcesDirectives that exhibit the place an idea is outlined less than a synonymous identify, and ideas relating to focal onesNon-technical and out of date definitionsPronunciations of chosen termsCommon-denominator entriesSynonymsClassifications of organisms and outlines of many taxaOrganizations concerning animal habit, ecology, evolution, and comparable sciencesStill the main entire paintings of its style, Animal habit table Reference, moment version: A Dictionary of habit, Ecology, and Evolution will increase your clinical conversation, rather within the fields of animal habit, evolution, ecology, and comparable branches of biology. when you are a instructor, scholar, author, or lively in technological know-how by any means, this e-book will turn out to be one in all your most useful assets.

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Fish Conservation: A Guide to Understanding and Restoring by Gene S. Helfman

By Gene S. Helfman

Fish Conservation bargains, for the 1st time in one quantity, a readable reference with a world method of marine and freshwater fish range and fishery source matters. Gene Helfman brings jointly to be had wisdom at the decline and recovery of freshwater and marine fishes, offering ecologically sound solutions to biodiversity declines in addition to to fishery administration difficulties on the subsistence, leisure, and advertisement degrees. Written in an interesting and obtainable variety, the book:considers the price of keeping aquatic biodiversityoffers an summary of imperiled fishes on a taxonomic and geographic basispresents a synthesis of universal features of imperiled fishes and their habitatsdetails anthropogenic motives of declineexamines human exploitation issuesaddresses moral questions surrounding exploitation of fishesThe ultimate bankruptcy integrates subject matters and evaluates clients for arresting declines, emphasizing the appliance of evolutionary and ecological ideas in mild of projected traits. all through, Helfman presents examples, explores case stories, and synthesizes to be had info from a extensive taxonomic, habitat, and geographic range. Fish Conservation summarizes the present kingdom of data concerning the degradation and recovery of range between fishes and the productiveness of fishery assets, declaring components the place growth has been made and the place extra has to be performed. suggestions specialize in the appliance of ecological wisdom to fixing useful difficulties, spotting that powerful biodiversity conservation will depend on assembly human wishes via administration that specializes in long-term sustainability and an environment point of view. (20071201)

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Animals Erased: Discourse, Ecology, and Reconnection with by Arran Stibbe

By Arran Stibbe

Animals are disappearing, vanishing, and loss of life out—not simply within the actual experience of turning into extinct, yet within the feel of being erased from our attention. more and more, interactions with animals take place at a eliminate: mediated through nature courses, books, and cartoons; framed by means of the enclosures of zoos and aquariums; distanced through the museum instances that reveal dead our bodies. during this thought-provoking e-book, Arran Stibbe takes us on a trip of discovery, revealing the various ways that language impacts our relations with animals and the wildlife. Animal-product manuals, institution textbooks, ecological reviews, media insurance of environmental concerns, and animal-rights polemics all regularly painting animals as inanimate gadgets or passive sufferers. In his look for an alternative choice to those adverse types of discourse, Stibbe turns to the conventional tradition of Japan. inside Zen philosophy, haiku poetry, or even modern children’s lively movies, animals seem as lively brokers, prime their very own lives for his or her personal reasons, and of price in themselves.

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Fish Invasions of the Mediterranean Sea by Daniel Golani, Brenda Appelbaum-Golani

By Daniel Golani, Brenda Appelbaum-Golani

Organic invasions are one of many significant elements affecting ecosystems through the global. The Mediterranean Sea is without doubt one of the such a lot dynamic marine ecosystems on this planet and is topic to ongoing invasions of marine organisms. This ebook specializes in fish invasions of the Mediterranean and provides the most recent examine in this topic. This entire booklet contains chapters written via specialists on paleontology, weather switch, zoogeography, genetics, parasitology, organic tracking and conservation, in addition to chapters dedicated to neighborhood and native problems with international locations surrounding the Mediterranean, written by means of specialists from these international locations. The editors of this e-book, Dr. Daniel Golani and Brenda Appelbaum-Golani of the Hebrew college of Jerusalem, have carried out ichthyological study for over 3 a long time and feature released quite a few books and articles on fish invasions and biodiversity.

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Scaling Fisheries: The Science of Measuring the Effects of by Tim D. Smith

By Tim D. Smith

Because the industrialization of fishing, fisheries scientists were topic to excessive fiscal and political pressures, that have affected the way in which the technological know-how has built. The origins and results of those pressures are traced during this e-book to matters approximately picking the motives of fluctuations in fish and whale catches, and to resistance to rules of fishing job whilst populations are depleted. the advance of partial theories of fish inhabitants dynamics are defined utilizing examples of either nationwide and foreign fisheries. The motives of the problems encountered in generalizing those theories are tested, atmosphere the degree for the issue of scope of those reviews that also affects the shape and volume of fisheries learn this present day.

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Biologie der Hemipteren: Eine Naturgeschichte der by Hermann Weber

By Hermann Weber

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer publication information mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Fishes 2 by Michael Hutchins

By Michael Hutchins

V. 1. reduce metazoans and lesser deuterostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 2. Protostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. three. bugs / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 4-5. Fishes I-II / Neil Schlager -- v. 6. Amphibians / Neil Schlager, editor -- Reptiles / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 8-11. Birds I-IV / Donna Olendorf, venture editor -- v. 12-16. Mammals I-V -- v. 17. Cumulative index.; ''This is a revised and up to date variation of 1 of the main authoritative and entire resources at the world's animals. just like the 1st variation written through famous zoologist Bernard Grzimek and released in 1972, the second one version covers every kind of animals in geographic parts around the globe. It contains high quality photos and illustrations and a accomplished index to all volumes.''--''The most sensible 20 Reference Titles of the Year,'' American Libraries, could 2004

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