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Poachers, Polluters and Politics: A Fishery Officer's Career

by Randy Nelson

Retired fishery officer Randy Nelson’s first love was catching poachers. That obsession, plus a devious mind and enthusiasm for marathon running, spelled big trouble for law-breaking fishermen. Thirty-five...


Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

by Roger D. Smith

Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that...


Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation and Fisheries

by Erica Vidal

Advances in Cephalopod Science: Biology, Ecology, Cultivation and Fisheries-volume 67 in the Advances in Marine Biology series-addresses major themes of growing research interest in the field of cephalopod research....


Giving the Finger: Risking It All to Fish the World's Deadliest Sea

by Scott Campbell & Jim Ruland

Part documentary, part reality-television, the story of the Deadliest Catch’s Alaskan crab fishermen risking their lives in the Bering Sea to make a buck and feed their families has captivated the world. Giving...


The Pancreatic Beta Cell

by Gerald Litwack

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press.

The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular...


Endocrine Disrupters

by Gerald Litwack

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press.

The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular...


Infectious Disease in Aquaculture: Prevention and Control

by B Austin

With an ever increasing demand for seafood that cannot be met by capture fisheries alone, growing pressure is being placed on aquaculture production. However, infectious diseases are a major constraint. Infectious...


Stock Identification Methods: Applications in Fishery Science

by Steven X. Cadrin, Lisa A. Kerr & Stefano Mariani

Stock Identification Methods, 2e, continues to provide a comprehensive review of the various disciplines used to study the population structure of fishery resources. It represents the worldwide experience and...


The Biology and Management of Lobsters: Ecology and Management

by J. Stanley Cobb & Bruce F. Phillips

This two-volume work presents a summary and review of the current state of lobster biology, ecology, physiology, behavior, and management. It emphasizes the biology of clawed lobsters (Nephropidae) and spiny...


Hormones and Breast Cancer

by Gerald Litwack

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal...


The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops Norvegicus

by Magnus L. Johnson & Mark Johnson

Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963 -- over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellence...


Advances in Marine Biology

by Michael Lesser

Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963--over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellent reviews...


Advances in Marine Biology

by Michael Lesser

Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963--over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellent reviews...


The Pacific Salmon Fisheries: A Study of Irrational Conservation

by James A. Crutchfield & Giulio Pontecorvo

This study attributes the chronic economic distress of the valuable Pacific salmon industry not only to decline in catch but also to the economic problems of open access ocean fisheries. It analyzes salmon public...


The Common Wealth in Ocean Fisheries: Some Problems of Growth and Economic Allocation

by Francis T. Christy & Anthony Scott

By examining international fishery resources from a primarily economic and political viewpoint, this book highlights the common property aspects of fisheries, physical productivity of the ocean, supply and demand,...


Royce, Royce, the People's Choice

by Peter Hawes

A hilarious love story about a teenager and a fish.Royce Rowland is a 17-year-old sexual and social reprobate who has been sent to sea with a tough skipper in an effort to straighten him out. But, as with everything,...


Identifying Marine Phytoplankton

by Carmelo R. Tomas

Identifying Marine Phytoplankton is an accurate and authoritative guide to the identification of marine diatoms and dinoflagellates, meant to be used with tools as simple as a light microscope. The book compiles...


Edible Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology

by John M. Lawrence

Sea urchins are a major component of marine environments found throughout the world's oceans. A major model for research in developmental biology, they are also of major economic importance in many regions and...


Design and Operating Guide for Aquaculture Seawater Systems: Second Edition

by J. Colt & J.E. Huguenin

This book provides, in one place, basic information and considerations necessary to plan, build and operate seawater systems for culturing purposes. It provides design, construction and operations guidance for...


Oceans and Human Health: Risks and Remedies from the Seas

by Patrick J. Walsh, Sharon Smith & Lora Fleming

This book highlights an unprecedented collaboration of environmental scientists, ecologists and physicians working together on this important new discipline, to the benefit of human health and ocean environmental...