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301 Greenwood, P.H Notes on the Anatomy and Classification of the Elopomorph Fishes

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1977. 25cm. Pp.37. Text figures. Paperback.
 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
302 Greenwood, P.H Hyoid and Ventral Gill Arch Musculature in Osteoglossomorph Fishes

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1971. 25cm. Pp.55. 21 figures. Paperback.
 
Price: 3.00 GBP
 
 
303 Greenwood, P.H Skull and Swimbladder Connections in Fishes of the Family Megalopidae

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1970. 25cm. Pp.16. 3 plates, 2 figures. Paperback, signed by author and inscribed to Gordon [Howes].
 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
304 Greenwood, P.H. The Fishes of Uganda - IV

Serial part, Uganda Journal, 1957. 24cm. Pp.29. Text figures, keys to genera and species. Original wrappers, corners knocked.

Part IV only of four dealing with the mosquito fishes, nile perches, cichlids and anabantids.

Originally published in four serial parts, 1955-1957, later in booklet format 1958 & 1966.

Rare.
 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
305 Greenwood, P.H. A Revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae). Part IV

Bull. BMNH Zool. 1960. 25cm. Pp.52. Figures, tables. Paperback.
 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
306 Greenwood, P.H. A Revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae). Part V

Bull. BMNH Zool. 1962. 25cm. Pp.75. 1 plate, 25 figures. Paperback.
 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
307 Greenwood, P.H. A Revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae). Part II

Bull. BMNH Zool. 1957. 25cm. Pp.21. Plate, text figures. Paperback.
 
Price: 11.00 GBP
 
 
308 Greenwood, P.H. Towards a Phyletic Classification of the 'Genus' Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) and related taxa. Part II; The Species from Lakes Victoria, Nabugabo, Edward, George and Kivu

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1980. 25cm. Pp.101. 61 figures, keys. Paperback.
 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
309 Greenwood, P.H. Towards a Phyletic Classification of the 'Genus' Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) and related taxa. Parts I & II

Bull. BMNH. Zool., 2 vols. 1979-1980. 25cm. Pp.57; 101. Text figures, keys. Paperback, covers trifle marked.

Part 1 covers the philosophical and taxonomic problems posed by this polyspecific 'genus', part 2 deals with species from the East African Lakes Victoria, Nabugabo, Edward, George and Kivu.
 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
310 Greenwood, P.H. Towards a Phyletic Classification of the 'Genus' Haplochromis (Pisces, Cichlidae) and related taxa. Parts I & II

Bull. BMNH. Zool., 2 vols. 1979-1980. 25cm. Pp.57; 101. Text figures, keys. Paperback.

Part 1 covers the philosophical and taxonomic problems posed by this polyspecific 'genus', part 2 deals with species from the East African Lakes Victoria, Nabugabo, Edward, George and Kivu.
 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
311 Greenwood, P.H. & C.D.N. Barrell A Revision of the Lake Victoria Haplochromis species (Pisces, Cichlidae). Part VIII

Bull. BMNH Zool. 1978. 25cm. Pp.51. Figures, tables. Paperback.
 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
312 Gromov, I. M. & I. Ya. Polyakov Fauna of the USSR, Mammals, Voles (Microtinae)
Clean secondhand
 
Smithsonian, 1992. 24cm. Pp.xxv,725. 3 plates, 78 figures, 41 tables. Hardbound.

Fauna of the USSR, Mammals, Voles (Microtinae) deals with a subfamily of rodents which are of great practical importance as pests of agricultural crops as well as carriers and reservoirs of pathogens of several infectious diseases of animals and man.

The introductory part describes the body structure and its adaptive peculiarities, geographical distribution, history of study of the group and its phylogeny. The taxonomic part presents characteristics of more than 130 extant as well as extinct species combined into 42 genera and 8 tribes. The monograph concludes with a special section (by I. Ya. Polyakov) containing detailed biological characteristics of individual groups of voles including the data on the structural peculiarities and population dynamics, economic importance and control measures under different natural conditions.
 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
313 Groombridge, Brian (compiler) The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book. Part 1. Testudines, Crocodylia, Rhynchocephalia
288032601X 
1982. 24cm. Pp.xliii,426. Hardbound.

The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book. Part 1. Testudines, Crocodylia, Rhynchocephalia, long out of print, a couple of copies in stock.

 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
314 Gruber, Ulrich Die Schlangen Europas und rund ums Mittelmeer
3440057534 
1989. 20cm. Pp.248. 199 colour photos, 44 figures. Hardback.

Die Schlangen Europas und rund ums Mittelmeer, superb photo-field guide, up-to-date information on more than 95 European and northern African snakes can be found in this book, original German edition, one (1) copy only at this price.

 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
315 Grzimek, B. and others (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Volumes 4 & 5. Fishes I, Fishes II and Amphibians
0442230389 Clean secondhand
 
(Kinder Verlag, 1968), first English paperback edition, VNR., 1984. 2 volumes. 25cm. Pp.531 ; 555. Very many colour photos & text figures. Softbound, nice set.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia was published in 13 volumes.

 
Price: 22.00 GBP
 
 
316 Gudding, Roar ; Alte, Lillehaug & Oystein Evensen (editors) Fish Vaccination
0470674555 New
 
2014. 26cm. Pp.400. Hardbound.

Provides general information about disease prevention in fish by vaccination, as well as specific descriptions of the correct use of vaccines against the most important bacterial and viral infectious diseases of aquatic animals. Vaccination has, in a few years, become the most important method for disease prevention in aquaculture, and effective prophylaxis based on stimulation of the immune system of the fish is essential for further development of the industry. The book is written by some of the world's leading experts in the subject, drawn from many countries where aquaculture is a significant and expanding part of the economy.

 
Price: 133.00 GBP
 
 
317 Gunther, A. E Description of Ceratodus, A Genus of Ganoid Fishes, Recently Discovered in the Rivers of Queensland, Australia
Antiquarian
 
1871. 29cm. Pp.511-571, disbound Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. but fine and clean.

Gunther's Description of Ceratodus, text only, inexpensive reference or binding copy.

 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
318 Halperin, J.J. (editor) Lyme Disease, an Evidence-based Approach
1845938046 New
 
2011. 28cm. Pp.288. Hardbound.

Providing the medical practitioner with a broad scientific understanding, Lyme Disease, an Evidence-based Approach discusses the causative organism, its requisite ecosystem, disease epidemiology, host-Borrelia interactions, diagnostic testing, clinical manifestations, therapeutic options, and long term prognosis. It explicitly reviews both the basic biology of the infection and practical clinical aspects, linking the two to demonstrate what is and is not attributable to this infection. It is an authoritative guide for medics and researchers involved with diagnosing and treating Lyme, covering biology, epidemiology and therapeutics.

Main contents :

Biologic substrate 1. Ticks - The vectors of Lyme disease 2. Borrelia - biology of the organism 3. Borrelia - interactions with the host immune system 4. Diagnostic testing 5. Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi infection after antibiotic treatment: What can we learn from animal models? 6. Global Epidemiology of Borrelia burgdorferi Infections Clinical 7. Antibiotic Therapy for Infection Caused by Borrelia Burgdorferi Sensu Lato 8. Borreliosis - the UK perspective 9. Borreliosis - the European perspective 10. Erythema migrans 11. Cardiac involvement 12 Rheumatologic involvement 13. Nervous system involvement 14. Lyme disease in children 15. The Psychology of "Post Lyme disease syndrome" and "Not Lyme" 16. The entity referred to as "Chronic Lyme disease" 17. Lyme disease - the great controversy

 
Price: 85.00 GBP
 
 
319 Hamlett, W.C. (editor) Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes
0801860482 New
 
1999. 28cm. Pp.525. 228 photos & figures. Hardbound.

Successor to the classic work in shark studies, The Elasmobranch Fishes by John Franklin Daniel (first published 1922, revised 1928 and 1934), Sharks, Skates, and Rays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of elasmobranch morphology.

Coverage has been expanded from anatomy to include modern information on physiology and biochemistry. The new volume also provides equal treatment for skates and rays. The authors present general introductory material for the relative novice but also review the latest technical citations, making the book a valuable primary reference resource.

 
Price: 130.00 GBP
 
 
320 Hara, Toshiaki J (editor) Chemoreception in Fishes
0444420401 Good ex-library
 
Elsevier Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, Vol.8. 1982. 26cm. pp.x, 434. Plates, text figures, tables. Hardbound, good ex-library.

Cornerstone reference presenting 21 papers on olfaction in fishes.

 
Price: 105.00 GBP
 
 
321 Hardy, Michael Meredith An Account of the Origins and History of the German Shorthaired Pointer
Clean and unused
 
Privately published, Hive Printers, Letchworth, no date [1962]. 15 x 25 cm. Pp.23. 2 colour photos, 10 fine art reproductions. Original colour printed paper covers.

A genuine modern rarity, 'rare' in its truest sense of only very few copies printed.

An Account of the Origins and History of the German Shorthaired Pointer is the standard work in English on the origins of the breed. A must have acquisition and given the current very low price a useful gift for the breed enthusiast.

Interesting to note that 50 odd years ago 90% of owners were interested in the sporting ability of their dogs.

 
Price: 53.00 GBP
 
 
322 Hardy, Michael Meredith An Account of the Origins and History of the German Shorthaired Pointer
New
 
Privately published, Hive Printers, Letchworth, no date [1962]. 15 x 25 cm. Pp.23. 2 colour photos, 10 fine art reproductions. Binding : ebook / PDF, 22.00MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.

 
Price: 49.95 GBP
 
 
323 Harris, Graeme & Nigel Milner Sea Trout, Biology, Conservation & Management
1405129913 New
 
2007. 26cm. Pp.520. 133 photos & figures. Hardbound.

The brown trout displays widely divergent life history strategies involving, variously, usage of streams, rivers, lakes, estuaries and the sea. The sea trout is the full sea-going form, it is very common and competes with salmon for the position of the most sought after migratory salmonid in many countries. Its use of freshwater, estuaries and coastal waters gives it a unique position as a sentinel species of environmental quality across these habitats. Although a commercially and recreationally important fish species, the management and scientific knowledge about sea trout has often been overshadowed by a focus on the salmon. However the First International Symposium for the Biology, Management and Conservation of Sea Trout sought to address this when a group of world class experts convened to share their research and form the basis for this impressive volume, covering: stocks and fisheries; genetics and life history; ecology and population dynamics; and the management of stocks and world fisheries.

 
Price: 178.00 GBP
 
 
324 Harris,R., P.Wiebe, J.Lenz, H-R.Skjoldal & M.Huntley (editors) ICES Zooplankton Methodology Manual
0123276454 New
 
2000. 26cm. Pp.712. Hardbound.

The term "zooplankton" describes the community of floating, often microscopic, animals that inhabit aquatic environments. Being near the base of the food chain, they serve as food for larger animals, such as fish.

The ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) Zooplankton Methodology Manual provides comprehensive coverage of modern techniques in zooplankton ecology written by a group of international experts. Chapters include sampling, acoustic and optical methods, estimation of feeding, growth, reproduction and metabolism, and up-to-date treatment of population genetics and modeling. This book will be a key reference work for marine scientists throughout the world.
 
Price: 85.00 GBP
 
 
325 Hasson, Michel Katanga, Des animaux et des hommes
9789492244178 New
 
2015. 2 volumes, 28cm. Pp.296 ; 496. Colour photos, lists of species. Hardbound, slipcase.

The first complete guide to the vertebrates of Katanga.

The first volume provides an overview of the province’s geographic and historical context before exploring customs and beliefs regarding the fauna. The author then discusses the animal-related activities that are hunting and fishing, before ending with the more contemporary concern of nature conservation.

The second volume is a guide to the vertebrates of Katanga. For each featured species, the description of biological characteristics is accompanied by details on folklore, beliefs, or hunting practices. Invertebrates are also examined in the context of their interactions with humans, and discussed in areas as varied as medicine, agriculture, and folklore.

French text, Latin nomenclature.

 
Price: 95.00 GBP
 
 
326 Hastings, Phillip A & H. J. Walker Jr. Fishes: A Guide to Their Diversity
0520283538 New
 
2015. 26cm. Pp.336. Colour photographs & illustrations. Softbound.

Showcases the basic anatomy and diversity of all 82 orders of fishes and more than 150 of the most commonly encountered families, focusing on their distinctive features.

Accurate identification of each group, including its distinguishing characteristics, is supported with clear photographs of preserved specimens, primarily from the archives of the Marine Vertebrate Collection at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This diagnostic information is supplemented by radiographs, additional illustrations of particularly diverse lineages, and key references and ecological information for each group.

This unique and comprehensive reference gives a broad overview of fish morphology arranged in a modern classification system for students, fisheries scientists, marine biologists, vertebrate zoologists, and the general reader.

 
Price: 44.95 GBP
 
 
327 Hausmann, Klaus & Renate Radek (editors) Cilia and Flagella. Ciliates and Flagellates. Ultrastructure and cell biology, function and systematics, symbiosis and biodiversity
3510652878 New
 
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 ultrastructure, cell biology, organellar function, motility, taxonomy/systematics, symbiosis, and biodiversity of ciliates and flagellates.

 
Price: 39.95 GBP
 
 
328 Hawley, T C The Rhodesian Ridgeback. The Origin, History and Standard of the Breed
Fine
 
Craft Press, Pretoria, for the author, first edition, first issue [1957]. 23cm. Pp.120. 51 photo-plates. Reference list & bibliography. Original illustrated printed boards, jacket, fine copy.

The standard work, and very well illustrated. This copy previously handled by us in 1991.

 
Price: 125.00 GBP
 
 
329 Heemstra,P.C. & E Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa
1920033017 New
 
2005. 24cm. Pp.512. Numerous colour illustrations. Paperback.

Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa covers over 400 species of fishes along the coast of southern Africa.

Easy to navigate and accessible to the layperson, Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa features over 600 original paintings showing changes with growth and sexual differences in colour of many of the fishes.

The species accounts include useful descriptions and other information enabling easy identification and comparison of similar species.

 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
330 Heessen, Henk J. L ; Niels Daan & Jim R. Ellis (editors) Fish Atlas of the Celtic Sea, North Sea, and Baltic Sea
9050115373 New
 
2015. 30cm. Full colour. Hardbound.

An in-depth reference work on marine fish, this is the first complete overview of all marine fish species found in the North Sea, Baltic Sea, and Celtic Sea. Whereas European research mainly focuses on species of commercial interest, this atlas documents current data of all Western European fish species caught in the period 1977 to 2013.

The atlas presents a unique set of abundance data to describe the spatial, depth, size, and temporal distribution of demersal and pelagic fish species over an extensive marine area, together with accounts of their biology. A large number of pictures, graphs and distribution maps illustrate the text. By largely avoiding - or at least explaining - scientific terms and providing extensive references, the book should be useful for both laymen and scientists.

The quantitative information on some 200 fish taxa is derived from 72,000 stations fished by research vessels during the period 1977-2013. The area covers the northwest European shelf from the west of Ireland to the central Baltic Sea and from Brittany to the Shetlands.

Although the surveys extend beyond the shelf edge, only taxa reported at least once in waters less than 200 m are included. Typical deep-water species and typical fresh-water species are excluded. We hope this publication will contribute to gaining a better understanding of the ocean ecosystems.

The Fish Atlas of the Celtic Sea, North Sea, and Baltic Sea contains:

description of general goals of research-vessel surveys;
brief account of the oceanographic features of the three ecoregions;
overview of the surveys included in the analysis;
details on the process and interpretation of the extensive data;
variation of species composition by area and in time;
information on 201 taxa, grouped in 78 families;
contributions of 31 authors, affiliated with ICES surveys;
full-colour pictures, clear distribution maps and graphs;
48 text boxes to describe additional details of general interest.

Dr. Henk Heessen and Dr. Niels Daan are experienced marine biologists (IMARES Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands), as well as Dr. Jim Ellis (CEFAS, UK). 25 international colleagues contributed to the contents.

 
Price: 79.95 GBP
 
 
331 Helfman, Gene ; Bruce B. Collette, Douglas E. Facey & Brian W. Bowen The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology, Second Edition
1405124946 New
 
2009. 28cm. Pp.736. Hardbound.

The second edition of The Diversity of Fishes represents a major revision of the world’s most widely adopted ichthyology textbook.

Expanded and updated, the second edition is illustrated throughout with striking colour photographs depicting the spectacular evolutionary adaptations of the most ecologically and taxonomically diverse vertebrate group. The text incorporates the latest advances in the biology of fishes, covering taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biogeography, ecology, and behavior. A new chapter on genetics and molecular ecology of fishes has been added, and conservation is emphasized throughout. Hundreds of new and redrawn illustrations augment readable text, and every chapter has been revised to reflect the discoveries and greater understanding achieved during the past decade.

Written by a team of internationally-recognized authorities, the first edition of The Diversity of Fishes was received with enthusiasm and praise, and incorporated into ichthyology and fish biology classes around the globe, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The second edition is a substantial update of an already classic reference and text.

 
Price: 59.50 GBP
 
 
332 Hellmich, W Herpetologische Ergbnisse einer Forschungsreise in Angola

1957. 25cm. Pp.92. 8 photo-plates, 2 figs., map. Wrappers.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
333 Hellmich, Walter Die Eidechsen Chiles, inbesondere die Gattung Liolaemus

1934. 29cm. Pp.140. 2 plates, 22 text figures, maps, tables. Original wrappers.

Die Eidechsen Chiles, standard systematic account of the genus Liolaemus of the Andes, German text.

 
Price: 60.00 GBP
 
 
334 Hendrickx, M. E. & F. D. Estrada Navarrete 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
New
 
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.

 
Price: 43.50 GBP
 
 
335 Hensen, Robert; Alex Ploeg and Svein Fosså Standard Names for Freshwater Fishes in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry
9075352867 New
 
2010. 26cm. Pp.148. Paperback.

The proper scientific names for over 5300 fish species are listed and the principles of taxonomy are explained. Over 200 fish species are pictured.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
336 Hensen, Roberto ; Alex Ploeg & Gayatri Lilley Standard Names for Marine Fishes, Crustaceans and Mollusks in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry
9075352913 New
 
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.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
337 Hensen, Roberto R Water Quality in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry
9075352646 New
 
26cm. Pp.64. Colour photos. Paperback.

Water Quality in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry is a practical guide to water quality standards and how to maintain these standards in working situations.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
338 Herklots, G.A.C. & S.Y. Lin Vegetables in South-East Asia
004635008X Clean secondhand
 
Unwin, 1972, first edition. 26cm. Pp.xii,525. Figures. Hardbound, jacket ends and edges worn.

Vegetables in South-East Asia, clean secondhand copy ex-libris Jenny MacArthur with her distinctive unicorn armorial bookplate.

 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
339 Hervey, George F & Jack Hems The Goldfish, Revised edition
Clean secondhand
 
Faber and Faber, (1948), revised edition 1968. 22cm. Pp.271. Colour frontispiece (Veiltail Goldfish), 15 plates from photos by Laurence Perkins, 50 text figures. Hardbound, jacket, clean secondhand.

Published 50 years ago and still in constant demand.

 
Price: 53.00 GBP
 
 
340 Heyer, W. R Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri Complex of Frogs (Amphibia; Leptodactylidae)

28cm. Pp.iv,124. 46 photos. Softbound.

 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
341 Hieronimus, H Aqualog All Rainbows and Related Families
3931702804 New
 
28cm. Pp.144. 700 colour photos. Softbound.

In Aqualog All Rainbows all the known species of rainbow fishes are described and illustrated.

 
Price: 29.95 GBP
 
 
342 Hoar, William S & David A Randall (editors) Deep-Sea Fishes
0123504406 New
 
23cm. Pp.338. Hardbound.

Deals with the systematics of deep sea fishes, buoyancy and biochemistry at depth, pressure effects on shallow water fish, sensory physiology, and methods of studying deep sea fishes.

 
Price: 105.00 GBP
 
 
343 Hoar,W.S. & D.J.Randall (editors) Fish Physiology Volume V, Sensory Systems and Electric Organs
Clean secondhand
 
Academic Press, 1971. 23cm. Pp.xvi,600. Photos & figures. Hardbound.

Fish Physiology Volume 5. Hans Lissmann's copy with his signature to front endpaper, jacket worn buth otherwise in good condition with no other markings.

 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
344 Hobbins, Peter Venomous Encounters. Snakes, Vivisection and Scientific Medicine in Colonial Australia
1526101440 New
 
2017. 26cm. Pp.216. 30 plates, photos and figures. Hardbound.

How do we know which snakes are dangerous? This seemingly simple question caused constant concern for the white settlers who colonised Australia after 1788. Facing a multitude of serpents in the bush, their fields and their homes, colonists wanted to know which were the harmful species and what to do when bitten. But who could provide this expertise? Liberally illustrated with period images, 'Venomous Encounters' argues that much of the knowledge about which snakes were deadly was created by observing snakebite in domesticated creatures, from dogs to cattle. Originally accidental, by the middle of the nineteenth century this process became deliberate. Doctors, naturalists and amateur antidote sellers all caused snakes to bite familiar creatures in order to demonstrate the effects of venom - and the often erratic impact of 'cures'. In exploring this culture of colonial vivisection, 'Venomous Encounters' asks fundamental questions about human-animal relationships and the nature of modern medicine.

Contents :

Introduction

1. Serpents and settlers: the colonial animal matrix, 1788-1840

2. Vivisection in the pub: public spectacles and plebeian expertise, 1840-80

3. Ontological conjunctions: dogs, snakes, venoms and germs, 1843-68

4. In vivo veritas: the amoral ascent of colonial vivisection, 1868-76

5. Legislators and other animals: foregrounding vivisection, 1876-95

6. Immunology and indigeneity: species, serums and localisms, 1890-1914

Conclusion

Index

 
Price: 70.00 GBP
 
 
345 Hobday, Alistair ; Richard Brill & Laurent Dagorn Tunas and Their Fisheries. Safeguarding Sustainability into the 21st Century
1119949823 New
 
2017. 26cm. Pp.540. Photos, figures, maps, tables. Hardbound.

Explores the current and future research necessary for proper pelagic resource management.

Covers basic tuna biology including energetics,reproduction and movement patterns; population assessments and the impact of oceanographic conditions and climate change; the ecological, economic and cultural importance of large pelagic fishes and their fisheries.

 
Price: 150.00 GBP
 
 
346 Hochleithner, Martin & Joern Gessner The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition
1470086077 New
 
2012. 23cm. Pp.248. Colour photos & figures. Paperback.

The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition has the style of a species synopsis coupled with everything anyone needs to know concerning the reproduction and culture of sturgeons.

It summarizes the current knowledge on all sturgeon and paddlefish species worldwide into a practitioner-oriented working guide, including the experience and research data of the authors for more than a decade.

New edition, updated, extended with many new colour photos and an updated bibliography.

The book is structured into four sections, comprising :

-An introduction, gross morphology, general ecology, systematics of sturgeons, and the sturgeon hybrids, as well as a revised key to the species.

-A species section, with details of all known species worldwide including their description, their distribution, their ecology, and their economy.

-An aquaculture section including the different methods of management, handling, propagation, incubation, feeding, management and ongrowing strategies in tanks, pond and cages. As well as an overview on fisheries techniques, stock management, product processing.

-An annex, including sturgeon egg and larval development, parasites and prey organisms as well as international names and synonyms for the species.

 
Price: 75.00 GBP
 
 
347 Hodder, V.M. (editor) Biology and Ecology of Squids of the Northwest Atlantic
New
 
1985. 28cm. Pp.177. Softbound.

Biology and Ecology of Squids of the Northwest Atlantic presents 15 papers on Illex illecebrosus and Loligo pealei and an important bibliography on the squid genus Illex.

 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
348 Holt, Ernest W. L On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans
Antiquarian
 
Sci. Trans. Roy. Dublin Soc., Vol.V. (Series II.), Part 2. 1893. 28cm. Pp.5-121. 15 plates (some folding). Contemporary half calf, spine worn with loss, labels off, marbled boards, ends & edges. Good ex-library, bookplate and blindstamp, rear board detached, no external markings.

On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans, from the library of Joe Eastman. Title page pictured, further images available on request.

 
Price: 185.00 GBP
 
 
349 Holt, G. Joan Larval Fish Nutrition
0813817927 New
 
2011. 26cm. Pp.448. Hardbound.

Successful nourishment of fish larvae is essential to the production of many preferred, high-quality species. Larval Fish Nutrition is the first comprehensive reference dedicated solely to the nutritional aspects of managing larviculture. Chapters include a thorough discussion of digestive capabilities, nutrient requirements, and feeding and weaning strategies to optimize growth and production.

 
Price: 193.00 GBP
 
 
350 Hoogmoed, M. S Ghanese Lizards of the Genus Mabuya (Scincidae, Sauria, Reptilia)

1974. 22cm. Pp.62. 6 plates of photos. 19 figures. Paperback.

 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
351 Hoole, David ; David Bucke, Peter Burgess & Ian Wellby Diseases of Carp and Other Cyprinid Fish
0852382529 New
 
2001. 26cm. Pp.280. 180 photos & illustrations (100 in colour). Hardbound.

Cyprinids rank as one of the most commercially important groups of freshwater fishes and are exploited for many purposes; as a human food source, especially in Europe and Asia; as sport fish; and as ornamental fish for ponds and aquaria. Certain species are also cultured as bait fish and several of the small cyprinids such as the zebra fish have become internationally accepted laboratory models for toxicology testing and molecular research. A thorough understanding of cyprinid health and diseases is fundamental to the successful management and exploitation of these fishes for freshwater fisheries, pisciculture and ornamental productions. Diseases of Carp and Other Cyprinid Fish is a practical guide to disease diagnosis, prevention and control includes numerous colour plates and covers a comprehensive array of diseases - infectious and non-infectious - of cultivated and wild cyprinids.

 
Price: 137.00 GBP
 
 
352 Hoppenrath, Mona ; Malte Elbrächter & Gerhard Drebes Marine Phytoplankton
3510613929 New
 
2009. 24cm. Pp.264. 85 plates. Paperback.

Marine Phytoplankton provides a key to determine almost 300 phytoplankton species from the North Sea around Helgoland and Sylt, documenting them with close to 1100 images and 70 line drawings on 85 plates. An important contribution to our understanding of the marine phytoplankton of North Sea ecosystems.
 
Price: 44.50 GBP
 
 
353 Hoppenrath, Mona ; Shauna A. Murray, Nicolas Chomérat & Takeo Horiguchi Marine Benthic Dinoflagellates - Unveiling their worldwide biodiversity
351061402X New
 
2014. 23cm. Pp.276. 93 plates, 8 tables. Softbound.

The first comprehensive identification guide for benthic dinoflagellates. About 190 species in 45 genera are presented in detail, illustrated with more than 200 colour photos, approximately 150 scanning electron micrographs, and more than 250 drawings.

 
Price: 39.95 GBP
 
 
354 Hopson, A.J Four New Species of Barbus (Pisces Cyprinidae) from Ghana

1965. 28cm. Pp.13. Figures. Uncut offprint.
 
Price: 6.50 GBP
 
 
355 Horn, M.H. and others (editors) Intertidal Fishes. Life in Two Worlds
0123560403 New
 
1998. 26cm. Pp.399. Hardbound.

Intertidal Fishes describes the fishes inhabiting the narrow strip of habitat between the high and low tide marks along the rocky coastlines of the world.

It analyzes the specialized traits of these fishes that have adapted to living in the dynamic and challenging space where they are alternately exposed to the air and submerged in water with the ebb and flow of the tides.

This book provides a comprehensive account of fishes largely overlooked in many previous studies of intertidal organisms and emphasizes how they differ from fishes living in other deeper-water habitats.

Coverage includes air breathing, movements and homing, sensory systems, spawning and parental care, feeding habits, community structure, systematic relationships, distribution patterns, and the fossil record in the intertidal zone.

 
Price: 95.00 GBP
 
 
356 Howes, Gordon Anatomy and Phylogeny of the Chinese Major Carps Ctenopharyngodon Stein., 1866 and Hypophthalmichthys Blkr., 1860

Bull. BMNH Zool. Vol.41, No.1. 1981. 25cm. Pp.52. Text figures. Paperback.

Inscribed by the author to E.T. [Dr. Ethelwynn Trewavas, 1900-1993, ichthyologist].
 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
357 Howes, Gordon A New Genus of Cheline Cyprinid Fishes

Offprint, Bull. BMNH., Zool., 1980. 25cm. Pp.3 with 2 figures.

Inscribed by the author to E.T.

Inlecypris auropurpureus
 
Price: 3.00 GBP
 
 
358 Howes, Gordon A Review of the Anatomy, Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Biogeography of the African Neoboline Cyprinid Fishes

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1984. 25cm. Pp.34. Text figures, maps. Paperback.

Diagnoses the genera Neobola, Chelaethiops and Rastrineobola, and reviews the included species.
 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
359 Howes, Gordon Notes on the Anatomy of Macrochirichthys macrochirus (Valenciennes, 1844, with comments on the Cultrinae (Pisces, Cyprinidae)

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1979. 25cm. Pp.54. Text figures. Paperback.
 
Price: 4.00 GBP
 
 
360 Howes, Gordon The Cranial Musculature and Taxonomy of Characoid Fishes of the Tribes Cynodontini and Characini

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1976. 25cm. Pp.47. 25 figures. Paperback.
 
Price: 4.00 GBP
 
 
361 Hubbs, C.L. & M.D.Cannon The Darters of the Genera Hololepis and Villora

1935. 25cm. Pp.93. 2 plates, map. Wrappers.

Darters of the Genera Hololepis and Villora, nice fine copy.
 
Price: 7.50 GBP
 
 
362 Hubbs, C.L. & R.M. Bailey Identification of Oxygeneum pulverulentus Forbes, from Illinois, as a Hybrid Cyprinid Fish

1952. 24cm. Pp.10. 1 plate, 2 tables. Wrappers.
 
Price: 4.00 GBP
 
 
363 Huffman, Jane E & John R Wallace (editors) Wildlife Forensics. Methods and Applications (Developments in Forensic Science)
047066259X Used
 
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 25cm. Pp.xxiv, [ii], 370. 14 colour & numerous BW photos & figures. Softbound, inexpensive used secondhand copy, some pages creased and with some highlighting to the text. Published price GBP 52.50.

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications provides an accessible and practical approach to the key areas involved in this developing subject. The book contains case studies throughout the text that take the reader from the field, to the lab analysis to the court room, giving a complete insight into the path of forensic evidence and demonstrating how current techniques can be applied to wildlife forensics.

Contains approaches that wildlife forensic investigators and laboratory technicians can employ in investigations and provides the direction and practical advice required by legal and police professionals seeking to gain the evidence needed to prosecute wildlife crimes.

Brings together in one text various aspects of wildlife forensics, including statistics, toxicology, pathology, entomology, morphological identification, and DNA analysis.

An invaluable reference to provide investigators, laboratory technicians and students in forensic science / conservation biology classes with practical guidance and best methods for criminal investigations applied to wildlife crime.

Includes practical techniques that wildlife forensic investigators and laboratory technicians can employ in investigations.

Includes case studies to illustrate various key methods and applications.

Brings together diverse areas of forensic science and demonstrates their application specifically to the field of wildlife crime.

Contains methodology boxes to lead readers through the processes of individual techniques.

Takes an applied approach to the subject to appeal to both students of the subject and practitioners in the field.

Includes a broad introduction to what is meant by 'wildlife crime', how to approach a crime scene and collect evidence and includes chapters dedicated to the key techniques utilized in wildlife investigations.

Includes chapters on wildlife forensic pathology; zooanthropological techniques; biological trace evidence analysis; the importance of bitemark evidence; plant and wildlife forensics; best practices and law enforcement.

 
Price: 17.50 GBP
 
 
364 Humphries, Paul & Keith Walker (editors) Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes
0643097430 New
 
2013. 28cm. Pp.440. Colour photos, figures, maps. Hardbound.

Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes reviews the past and present understanding of the ecology of Australian freshwater fishes. It compares patterns and processes in Australia with those on other continents, discusses the local relevance of ecological models from the northern hemisphere and considers how best to manage the species and their habitats in the face of current and future threats. In view of these challenges, the need for redress is urgent. The chapters are written by some of the foremost researchers and managers, developing themes that underpin the knowledge of the ecology, conservation and management of fish and fish habitats. For each theme, the authors formulate a synthesis of what is known, consider the need for new perspectives and identify gaps and opportunities for research, monitoring and management. The themes have an Australian context but draw upon ideas and principles developed by fish biologists in other parts of the world.

This book offers an introduction for students, researchers and managers, one that the authors hope will carry Australian fish biology and resource management to new levels of understanding.

Contents :

Foreword

Contributors

Preface

1 The ecology of Australian freshwater fishes: an introduction

2 Biogeography

3 Evolutionary processes and biodiversity

4 Habitats

5 Movements and migration

6 Trophic ecology

7 Reproduction and early life history

8 Age and growth

9 Dynamics of populations

10 Assemblages

11 Fishes from elsewhere

12 Conservation and management

13 Looking ahead


References

Index to species

Index to subjects

 
Price: 110.00 GBP
 
 
365 Humphries, Rod & Joanna Walker The Doberman Pinscher : Brains and Beauty
0876052162 New
 
1999. 22x23cm. Pp.[xiv],242. Colour & BW photos, figures. Hardbound.

The Doberman Pinscher: Brains and Beauty gives potential owners, new converts and veteran Doberman lovers all they need to know about this strong but sensitive companion. There are chapters on the Doberman's history, buying a dog, grooming, temperament, understanding the breed standard, breeding, health concerns and more. Dog shows, obedience competitions and all the activities Dobermans can participate in are discussed. Five appendices include useful resources and top dogs in the breed.

This fine breed is widely used as a guide dog for the blind in the United States (and elsewhere) further details can be found at www.pilotdogs.org.
 
Price: 18.50 GBP
 
 
366 Huntsman, A. G Heat Stroke in Canadian Maritime Stream Fishes - with - Death of Salmon and Trout with High Temperature

Offprint J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can., 1942-1946. 2 volumes. 25cm. Pp.7 ; 17. Figures. Wrappers.

Early observations of the previously rare phenomenum of heat stroke in fishes in nature.
 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
367 Huntsman, A.G The Quill Lakes of Saskatchewan and their Fishery Possibilities

Offprint Contrib. Canad. Biol. 1922. 25cm. Pp.15. Map. Wrappers.

The Quill Lakes of Saskatchewan and their Fishery Possibilities, clean original copy
 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
368 Häussermann, Venri & Günter Försterra (editors) Marine Benthic Fauna of Chilean Patagonia, Illustrated Identification Guide
9563322444 New
 
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 for reliable identification of 473 selected macrobenthic species from 13 phyla are described in detail and accompanied by identification keys, microscope illustrations, drawings and photos of outstanding quality that almost exclusively show actual examined specimens. The species descriptions are complete with information on biology, abundance, distribution, similar and easily confused species and relevant literature. The well thought-out telegraphic style makes the species descriptions unambiguous, quick to comprehend and together with the keys and illustrations results in unbeatably fast and reliable identifications.

 
Price: 162.50 GBP
 
 
369 Idriess, I. L In Crocodile Land, Wandering in Northern Australia

(1946) 1952. 22cm. Pp.ix,241. 22 photos. Cloth.

In Crocodile Land, good secondhand copy with jacket.

 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
 
370 Iglesias, José ; Lidia Fuentes & Roger Villanueva (editors) Cephalopod Culture
9789401786478 New
 
2014. 26cm. Pp.xiii, 494. 140 photos & figures (40 in colour). Hardbound.

Cephalopod Culture is the first compilation of research on the culture of cephalopods. It describes experiences of culturing different groups of cephalopods : nautiluses, sepioids (Sepia officinalis, Sepia pharaonis, Sepiella inermis, Sepiella japonica Euprymna hyllebergi, Euprymna tasmanica), squids (Loligo vulgaris, Doryteuthis opalescens, Sepioteuthis lessoniana) and octopods (Amphioctopus aegina, Enteroctopus megalocyathus, Octopus maya, Octopus mimus, Octopus minor, Octopus vulgaris, Robsonella fontaniana).

‘Cephalopod Culture’ also looks to the future. Recent breakthroughs, such as the successful rearing of large octopus hatchlings on a wholly artificial diet of squid paste, are highlighted, as are areas requiring further research; for example, there is a need to understand better the nutritional requirements of planktonic hatchlings so that appropriately enriched zooplankton can be raised as prey items. This makes this book not only an ideal introduction to cephalopod culture, but also a valuable resource for those already involved in this topic.

 
Price: 149.00 GBP
 
 
371 Irvine, F. R The Fish & Fisheries of the Gold Coast
Clean secondhand
 
Crown Agents, 1947. 26cm. Pp.xv, [i], 352. 217 text figures. Original cloth, dustjacket, head of spine with 1cm split, jacket torn with loss. Trewavas / Banister copy with both signatures, newspaper obituary of Frederick Irvine pasted to fep.

Includes Fishes of the Gold Coast - Marine Fishes (Norman & Irvine) pp.81-220, and Fresh-water Fishes (Trewavas & Irvine) pp.221-282, both with keys to genera, and an illustrated chapter on the crustaceans, sea turtles and marine mammals.

 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
372 James, D. B An Annotated Bibliography on Sea-Cucumbers
New
 
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.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
373 Jankun, Malgorzata; Pawel Brzuzan, Poitr Hliwa & Miroslaw Luczynski (editors) Biology and Management of Coregonid Fishes - 2005. Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on the Biology and Management of Coregonid Fishes held in Olsztyn, Poland, 21-27 August 2005
3510470621 New
 
2007. 25cm. Pp.xiii,516. 158 figures, 74 tables, 2 appendices. Paperback.

Biology and Management of Coregonid Fishes - 2005 contains 40 peer-reviewed contributions on current topics of coregonid research presented at the Ninth International Symposium on the Biology and Management of Coregonid Fishes, held in August 2005, in Olsztyn, Poland. They cover all aspects of coregonid life and managment. The contributions can be grouped into five subject areas: genetics and evolution; biology, life history and population dynamics; invasive species; fisheries in Europe and fisheries in North America.

 
Price: 98.00 GBP
 
 
374 Jenkins, R. E., E.A.Lachner & M.W. Wiley Criteria for Analysis and Interpretation of the American Fish Genera Nocomis Girard and Hybopsis Agassiz - with - Populations of the Polytypic Species Nocomis leptocephalus (Girard) with a Description of a New Subspecies

1971. 2 vols. 28cm. Pp.15 ; 35. Photos, text figures, maps. Paperback.
 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
375 Jenkins, R. E., E.A.Lachner & M.W. Wiley Criteria for Analysis and Interpretation of the American Fish Genera Nocomis Girard and Hybopsis Agassiz - with - Systematics, Distribution, and Evolution of the Nocomis biguttatus Species Group (Family Cyprinidae: Pisces)

1971. 3 vols. 28cm. Pp.15 ; 28; 35. Photos, text figures, maps. Paperback.

Includes Lachner & Wiley 'Populations of the Polytypic Species Nocomis leptocephalus'.
 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
376 Jereb, P. & C.F.E. Roper (editors) Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 1: Chambered Nautiluses and Sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae)
9251053839 New
 
2006. 30cm. Pp.xii,262. 9 colour photo-plates (60 photos: 46 of living specimens in their natural habitat, 14 of pots, boats, nets &c), 294 text figures and maps, bibliography. Softbound.

Cephalopods of the World. Volume 1 is the entirely rewritten, revised and updated version of the original FAO Catalogue of Cephalopods of the World (1984), now completed in three volumes. The present volume is a multiauthored compilation that reviews six families: Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae, with 23 genera and the 201 species known to the date. It provides accounts for all families and genera, as well as illustrated keys to all taxa. Information under each species account includes: valid modern systematic name and original citation of the species (or subspecies); main synonyms; English, French and Spanish FAO names for the species; illustrations of dorsal and ventral aspect of the whole animal (as necessary) and other distinguishing illustrations; field characteristics; diagnostic features; geographic and vertical distribution, including GIS map; size; habitat; biology; interest to fishery; local names when available; a remarks section (as necessary) and literature. The volume is fully indexed and also includes sections on terminology and measurements, an extensive glossary, an introduction with an updated review of the existing biological knowledge on cephalopods (including fisheries information and catch data for recent years) and a dedicated bibliography.

 
Price: 100.00 GBP
 
 
377 Jereb, P. & C.F.E. Roper (editors) Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volumes 1 - 3: Chambered Nautiluses and Sepioids ; Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids ; Octopods and Vampire Squids
9251079897 Clean secondhand
 
2006 - 2016. 3 volumes. 30cm. Softbound.

Cephalopods of the World, Volumes 1 - 3, the complete set. Clean secondhand.

Volume 3 illustrated.

 
Price: 295.00 GBP
 
 
378 Jereb, P.& C.F.E. Roper (editors) Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 2: Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids
9251067201 New
 
2011. 30cm. Pp.xvii, 605. 63 colour photos, 364 text figures & distribution maps. Softbound.

Cephalopods of the World. Volume 2 provides accounts for all families and genera, as well as illustrated keys.

Information under species accounts includes: valid modern systematic name and origin citation of the species; illustrations of dorsal and ventral aspects of the whole animal and other distinguishing illustrations; field characteristics; diagnostic features; geographic and vertical distribution, including GIS map; size; habitat; biology; a remarks section and literature. This volume is fully indexed and also includes sections on terminology and measurements, an extensive glossary, an introduction with an updated review of the existing biological knowledge on squids and a dedicated bibliography.

Out of print

 
Price: 0.00 GBP
 
 
379 Jereb, P.& C.F.E. Roper (editors) Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated Catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3: Octopods and Vampire Squids
9251079897 New
 
2016. 30cm. Pp.xiii, 398. 88 colour photos, 261 text figures & distribution maps. Softbound.

Third volume of the entirely rewritten, revised and updated version of the original FAO Catalogue of Cephalopods of the World (1984). The present Volume is a multiauthored compilation that reviews 13 families, i.e. (in alphabetical order), Alloposidae, Amphitretidae, Argonautidae, Bolitaenidae, Cirroctopodidae, Cirroteuthidae, Octopodidae, Ocythoidae, Opisthoteuthidae, Stauroteuthidae, Tremoctopodidae, Vampyroteuthidae, Vitreledonellidae, with 56 genera and the 280 species known and named to the date of the completion of the volume. It provides accounts for all families and genera, as well as illustrated keys. Information under species accounts includes: valid modern systematic name and original citation of the species (or subspecies); synonyms; English, French and Spanish FAO names for the species; illustrations of dorsal aspects of the whole animal (as necessary) and other distinguishing illustrations; field characteristics; diagnostic features; geographic and vertical distribution, including GIS map; size; habitat; biology; interest to fishery; local names when available; a remarks section (as necessary) and literature. The Volume is fully indexed and also includes sections on terminology and measurements, an extensive glossary, an introduction with an updated review of the existing biological knowledge on octopods and Vampire squids (including fisheries information and main catch data for recent years) and a dedicated bibliography.

 
Price: 75.00 GBP
 
 
380 Johnson, E Annotated Bibliography of Commercially Important Prawns and Prawn Fisheries in India
Clean secondhand
 
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.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
381 Jones, Simon & Richard Beamish Salmon Lice
081381362X New
 
2011. 26cm. Pp.336. Hardbound.

Salmon Lice is a single volume review of the parasite Lepeophtheirus salmonis, the key parasite standing in the way of sustainable and profitable production of salmonid fishes, including salmon, trout, charr, and whitefish.

Opening with a review of the biology, morphology, life cycle, and larval behavior of this parasite, Salmon Lice, then proceeds to review the distribution of planktonic larvae of salmon lice and addresses management techniques used in salmonid aquaculture and capture fisheries providing a practical assessment of the salmon lice issue, and exploring potential solutions to the problem.

 
Price: 185.00 GBP
 
 
382 Jonsson, Bror & Nina Jonsson Ecology of Atlantic Salmon and Brown Trout
9789400711884 New
 
2011. 26cm. Pp.xxii,708. 153 photos & figures (35 colour). Hardbound.

Destruction of habitat is the major cause for loss of biodiversity including variation in life history and habitat ecology. Each species and population adapts to its environment, adaptations visible in morphology, ecology, behaviour, physiology and genetics.

Here, the authors present the population ecology of Atlantic salmon and brown trout and how it is influenced by the environment in terms of growth, migration, spawning and recruitment.

Salmonids appeared as freshwater fish some 50 million years ago. Atlantic salmon and brown trout evolved in the Atlantic basin, Atlantic salmon in North America and Europe, brown trout in Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia. The species live in small streams as well as large rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal seas and oceans, with brown trout better adapted to small streams and less well adapted to feeding in the ocean than Atlantic salmon. Smolt and adult sizes and longevity are constrained by habitat conditions of populations spawning in small streams. Feeding, wintering and spawning opportunities influence migratory versus resident lifestyles, while the growth rate influences egg size and number, age at maturity, reproductive success and longevity. Further, early experiences influence later performance. For instance, juvenile behaviour influences adult homing, competition for spawning habitat, partner finding and predator avoidance.

The abundance of wild Atlantic salmon populations has declined in recent years ; climate change and escaped farmed salmon are major threats. The climate influences through changes in temperature and flow, while escaped farmed salmon do so through ecological competition, interbreeding and the spreading of contagious diseases.

In Ecology of Atlantic Salmon and Brown Trout the authors pinpoint essential problems and offer suggestions as to how they can be reduced. In this context, population enhancement, habitat restoration and management are also discussed. The text closes with a presentation of what the authors view as major scientific challenges in ecological research on these species.

 
Price: 245.00 GBP
 
 
383 Kansas Fisheries Committee Kansas Fishes
0700619615 New
 
2014. 28cm. Pp.496. 184 colour figures, 121 maps. Hardbound.

Profiles each of the 144 fish species inhabiting the waterways of Kansas - as well as 27 others that might make their way to the state from nearby river basins. profiles each of the 144 fish species inhabiting the waterways of Kansas - as well as 27 others that might make their way to the state from nearby river basins. Very well illustrated.

 
Price: 45.50 GBP
 
 
384 Karplus, Ilan Symbiosis in Fishes, The Biology of Interspecific Partnerships
1405185899 New
 
2014. 26cm. Pp.512. Hardbound.

The first attempt to critically review in a single volume all associations of fishes with invertebrates, other fishes, and aquatic reptiles and mammals based on the latest studies in these areas, together with studies published many years ago and little cited since then.

Symbiosis in Fishes provides comprehensive coverage of the biology of partnerships between fishes and organisms, ascending the phylogenetic scale, from luminescent bacteria, sponges and coelenterates to molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms, other fishes, aquatic reptiles and mammals. Both facultative and obligatory partnerships are reviewed with emphasis on the behavioural, ecological and evolutionary aspects of fish symbiosis. Each of the eight chapters of this book focuses on a different group of partners. The structure, physiology and anti-predatory strategies of each group are described to provide the necessary background for the understanding of their partnerships with fishes. The formation of the associations, the degree of partner specificity and its regulation, as well as the benefits and costs for the fishes and their associates, communication between partners and their possible co-evolution are discussed in each chapter.

 
Price: 130.00 GBP
 
 
385 Kasselmann, C Aquarienpflanzen, 450 Arten im Porträt
3800158558 New
 
2009. 30cm. Pp.576. 600 colour photos, 111 figures. Hardbound.

Third, revised edition, extensively expanded and updated with 'how to' culture & care tips.

Aquarienpflanzen presents portraits of 450 aquarium plant species, plus information on another 200 species & varieties, their forms of growth and the living conditions at their natural lhabitat providing the basis for their optimal care in aquaria. German text.
 
Price: 53.95 GBP
 
 
386 Kearn, Graham C Leeches, Lice and Lampreys, A Natural History of Skin and Gill Parasites of Fishes
140202925X New
 
2004. 26cm. Pp.240. 20 photos & figures. Hardbound.

Many different kinds of animals have adopted a parasitic life style on the skin and gills of marine and freshwater fishes, including protozoans, flatworms, leeches, a range of crustaceans and even some vertebrates (lampreys). There is a parasitic barnacle, described first in the 19th century by Charles Darwin, fish lice that change sex and bivalve molluscs parasitic only when young.

Leeches, Lice and Lampreys explores for the first time in one volume, the remarkable biology of these little known and frequently bizarre animals. The following closely interwoven themes are considered for each group of parasites: how they find their hosts, how they attach, feed and reproduce, the damage they inflict and how the host’s immune system retaliates. Based on the British fauna, but extending where appropriate to examples from North America, Australia and elsewhere, the book is essential reading, not just for the professional parasitologist, but also for anyone interested in fishes and in this neglected field of British natural history. With the enquiring naturalist in mind, terms and concepts are explained as they arise, backed up by a glossary, and the text is liberally illustrated. An introductory chapter on fish biology sets the scene and common fish names are used throughout, as well as scientific names.

 
Price: 138.00 GBP
 
 
387 Kemkes, M. & F. Schafer Aqualog All Livebearers and Halfbeaks
3931702774 New
 
28cm. Pp.352. 2000 colour photos. Hardbound.

Aqualog All Livebearers is the first reference book to show not only the well known guppies, mollies, swordtails, platies, etc., but also all the others including all wild and cultivated forms and colour variants as well as all the halfbeaks.

 
Price: 49.95 GBP
 
 
388 Kemp, P. S Salmonid Fisheries: Freshwater Habitat Management
1405183969 New
 
2010. 26cm. Pp.344. Hardbound.

In recent years there has been considerable interest and work carried out in the area of habitiat management and remedial work in streams and rivers across the globe in an effort to benefit stocks on salmon and trout, which in many areas have seen declining wild populations.

Salmonid Fisheries: Freshwater Habitat Management brings together contributions from many internationally renowned experts, highlighting many key aspects of the subject. Themes running through the book include habitat requirements for salmonids, catchment management, riparian zone management, within-channel habitat management, organisation, funding and execution of management work, monitoring and evaluation, and a conclusions section drawing together the book's main themes.

 
Price: 158.00 GBP
 
 
389 Kendall, W.C. & E.L.Goldsborough Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific. XIII. The Shore Fishes

Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., Vol.XXVI, No.7, 1911. 29cm. Pp.106. 7 plates. Original wrappers.

 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
390 Kibenge, Fred & Marcos Godoy (editors) Aquaculture Virology
012801573X New
 
2016. 25cm. Pp.566. Colour photos & figures offering high quality illustrations of viral structure, diagrams of viral disease processes, gross pathology and histopathology lesions, and summary tables to aid in understanding. Softbound.

To date textbooks on viruses infecting fish, crustaceans and molluscs, the three main aquatic animal farmed groups, have been on the whole “diseases-centric” and individual viral diseases selected based on “epizoo-centric” approaches with little to no coverage of the basic biology of the viruses, in contrast to textbooks on viruses infecting terrestrial – farmed, pet, and free-range (wild) – animals and humans. Despite considerable advances in animal virology in recent years coupled with an economically important global aquaculture industry, knowledge of viruses of animal aquaculture is still sparse and in some cases outdated although these viruses are closely related to well-known virus families.

The last book in fish virology (Fish Viruses and Fish Viral Diseases, Wolf, K.) was published in 1988. A lot of work has been done on fish viruses and many new aquatic animal viruses continue to be discovered.

Aquaculture Virology provides the current state of knowledge of aquatic animal viruses within the current virus classification and taxonomic context thereby allowing the reader to draw on the principles of general virology. This book is a systematic and concise resource useful to anyone involved with or looking to move into aquaculture and fisheries. Clinical veterinarians, aquaculture disease practitioners, biologists, farmers, and all those in industry, government or academia who are interested in aquatic animal virology will find this book extremely useful.

 
Price: 110.00 GBP
 
 
391 King, A.A; A.R. Fooks, M. Aubert & A.I. Wandeler (editors) Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin
9290446390 New
 
2004. 30cm. Pp.xx, 361. Binding : ebook.

Throughout the 20th and into the 21st century, control strategies for rabies in Europe have significantly reduced the human burden of disease.

Rabies has been successfully eradicated from many European countries and in Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin leading experts describe the various approaches that have been taken.

This comprehensive historical review aims to provide scientists, veterinarians and policy-makers with an historical account and expert analysis of rabies from ancient times to today. Readers will benefit from several expertly drafted articles brought together in a single volume. Each chapter is clear and concise and focuses on a different region in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

The book includes country-specific rabies reports from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the European parts of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, Poland, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Albania, Greece, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the Iberian Peninsula, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Malta, Tunisia and Morocco.

Additional chapters describe rabies in the ancient world and the history of dog rabies in the Mediterranean Basin, and other chapters cover the different epidemiological models of rabies, such as the epidemiology and ecology of fox rabies in Europe; a description of the computer analysis of fox-rabies epidemics is also included.

Rabies virus variants and the molecular epidemiology of the disease in Europe are discussed in chapters describing Lyssavirus infections in European bats and Europe as a source of rabies for the rest of the world.

Following the first description of rabies from ancient scriptures the animal/human relationship is explored further through chapters entitled ‘Folklore, perceptions, science and rabies prevention and control’, ‘Human rabies and its prevention’ and ‘European rabies control and its history’.

Finally, the role of international organisations, such as the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Union (EU), is discussed in a chapter entitled ‘International co-operation and the role of international organisations’.

This book is essential reading for anyone involved in disease control policies and especially those involved in the control of rabies.

ebook / pdf.

 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
392 King, A.A; A.R. Fooks, M. Aubert & A.I. Wandeler (editors) Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin
9290446390 New
 
2004. 30cm. Pp.xx, 361. Softbound.

Throughout the 20th and into the 21st century, control strategies for rabies in Europe have significantly reduced the human burden of disease.

Rabies has been successfully eradicated from many European countries and in Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin leading experts describe the various approaches that have been taken.

This comprehensive historical review aims to provide scientists, veterinarians and policy-makers with an historical account and expert analysis of rabies from ancient times to today. Readers will benefit from several expertly drafted articles brought together in a single volume. Each chapter is clear and concise and focuses on a different region in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

The book includes country-specific rabies reports from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the European parts of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, Poland, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Albania, Greece, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the Iberian Peninsula, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Malta, Tunisia and Morocco.

Additional chapters describe rabies in the ancient world and the history of dog rabies in the Mediterranean Basin, and other chapters cover the different epidemiological models of rabies, such as the epidemiology and ecology of fox rabies in Europe; a description of the computer analysis of fox-rabies epidemics is also included.

Rabies virus variants and the molecular epidemiology of the disease in Europe are discussed in chapters describing Lyssavirus infections in European bats and Europe as a source of rabies for the rest of the world.

Following the first description of rabies from ancient scriptures the animal/human relationship is explored further through chapters entitled ‘Folklore, perceptions, science and rabies prevention and control’, ‘Human rabies and its prevention’ and ‘European rabies control and its history’.

Finally, the role of international organisations, such as the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Union (EU), is discussed in a chapter entitled ‘International co-operation and the role of international organisations’.

This book is essential reading for anyone involved in disease control policies and especially those involved in the control of rabies.

 
Price: 58.00 GBP
 
 
393 King, Glenn F (editor) Venoms to Drugs : Venom as a Source for the Development of Human Therapeutics
1849736634 New
 
2015. 26cm. Pp.320. Hardbound.

The pharmaceutical industry has become increasingly interested in biologics from animal venoms as a potential source for therapeutic agents in recent years, with a particularly emphasis on peptides. To date six drugs derived from venom peptides or proteins have been approved by the FDA, with nine further agents currently being investigated in clinical trials. In addition to these drugs in approved or advanced stages of development, many more peptides and proteins are being studied in varying stages of preclinical development. This unique book provides an up to date and comprehensive account of the potential of peptides and proteins from animal venoms as possible therapeutics. Topics covered include chemistry and structural biology of animal venoms, proteomic and transcriptomic approaches to drug discovery, bioassays, high-throughput screens and target identification, and reptile, scorpion, spider and cone snail venoms as a platform for drug development. Case studies are used to illustrate methods and successes and highlight issues surrounding administration and other important lessons that have been learnt from the development of approved therapeutics based on venoms. The first text to focus on this fascinating area and bridging an important gap, this book provides the reader with essential and current knowledge on this fast-developing area. Venoms to Drugs will find wide readership with researchers working in academia and industry working in all medicinal and pharmaceutical areas.

Professor Glenn King has been working on animal venoms since 1996. He has extensive experience in the discovery, production, and structural and functional characterization of venom proteins, and is intimately aware of the issues surrounding their development as drugs and insecticides. In 2006, Professor King founded an agricultural biotechnology company, Vestaron Corporation, that is developing spider-venom peptides, discovered in the lab, as bioinsecticides. His current research is largely focussed on the development of venom peptides as analgesics for the treatment of chronic pain.

 
Price: 169.00 GBP
 
 
394 King, Michael Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management, Second Edition
140515831X New
 
2007. 25cm. Pp.408. 275 photos & figures. Paperback.

Fisheries Biology is an extremely well known and respected book around the globe. This important second edition of Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management represents a culmination of many years' experience by the author Mike King and is an enlarged and fully updated version of this most popular fisheries text book.

Written primarily for those studying this fascinating subject, Fisheries Biology also provides a very useful reference source for fisheries professionals across the globe. In order to address the current increasing concerns about environmental threats to the aquatic environment this new edition includes a brand new chapter covering ecological principles in relation to the aquatic environment. As well as including many new references Fisheries Biology, 2e also includes comprehensive details of now commonplace computer-based analytical tools.

 
Price: 76.50 GBP
 
 
395 Kitazato, Hiroshi & Joan M. Bernhard (editors) Approaches to Study Living Foraminifera, Collection, Maintenance and Experimentation
4431543872 New
 
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 experimental approaches to foraminiferal studies.

This book aims to share and exchange knowledge between researchers from different subdisciplines, and the book should interest not only foraminiferal researchers but also scientists who are working with marine organisms to explore questions in relation to biology, geology, and oceanography.

Introduces basic knowledge of the natural history of foraminifera.

Teaches techniques of culture experiments using foraminifera both in the field and in the laboratory.

Gives clear directions of experimental approaches to foraminifera for solving questions on biological, geological, and environmental sciences.

 
Price: 82.00 GBP
 
 
396 Klausewitz, W. (editor) Contributions to the Knowledge of the Cichlid Fishes of the Genus Aulonocara of Lake Malawi (East-Africa)
3510611705 New
 
1987. 30cm. Pp.139, 8 colour photo-plates, 2 plates of chromosomes, 70 figures & maps, 34 tables. Paperback.

Contributions to the Knowledge of the Cichlid Fishes of the Genus Aulonocara presents 5 papers revising the genus, describing 6 new species with information and analysis of their phylogeny and ecology.

 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
397 Kociolek, Patrick J ; Berengere Laslandes, Danuta Bennett, Evan Thomas, Mariska Brady & Carrie Graeff Diatoms of the United States, Volume 1 - Taxonomy, Ultrastructure and Descriptions of New Species
3443570526 New
 
2014. 24cm. Pp.188. 80 plates, 1 table. Softbound.

Nearly 50 species of diatoms new to science, collected from lake sediments across the western USA, are presented for the first time. A total of thirty-eight raphid species are described (across eighteen genera), while one non-raphid pennate and nine non-pennate species are also described from these collections. Observations with light and scanning electron microscopy are offered for each taxon.

Nomenclatural and morphological details for previously known species encountered in the author's examination of these sediments are provided and indicate their distribution across the western USA.

80 plates, a taxon index and a comprehensive reference list round up this volume and make it a valuable source of information for biologists and palaeontologists working not only on American but also on diatoms worldwide.

 
Price: 78.99 GBP
 
 
398 Koehler-Rollefson, B ; P.Mundy & E.Mathias A Field Manual of Camel Diseases, Traditional and Modern Veterinary Care for the Dromedary
185339503X New
 
2006. 26cm. Pp.vxi,i,254. Text figures & maps. Paperback.

The one-humped camel, or dromedary, is one of the worlds hardiest domesticated animals. A vital source of transport, meat, milk and income for pastoralists in the Sahel, East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, the camel can carry heavy loads for days in some of the worlds most hostile conditions. But even camels fall ill.

A Field Manual of Camel Diseases is the first practical guide to camel diseases designed for use in low technology environments. The manual details some 80 major camel diseases and conditions, ranging from abortions to wry neck syndrome. For each disease, the authors give the disease signs, its causes, and simple prevention and treatment methods. Both scientific and tried and tested traditional treatments are presented, thus enabling the veterinarian or livestock practitioner to make the most appropriate choice in the prevailing circumstances. A section on procedures explains how to examine a camel, take samples for laboratory analysis and apply various types of medicines.

Written in straightforward language, avoiding scientific terminology wherever possible. Technical vocabulary is explained in a comprehensive glossary. Organised by the symptom or sign of the disease and the part of the body most affected to help rapid identification. Local and scientific names of diseases and plants are given, enabling enhanced communication and understanding between pastoralist and veterinarian. A list of common medicines and their dosages acts as an aide-memoire. Illustrated throughout by artists familiar with camels to show clearly the diseases and how to treat them.
 
Price: 14.95 GBP
 
 
399 Konings, Ad Tanganyika Cichlids in their Natural Habitat, 3rd edition
1932892184 New
 
Third (revised) edn., 2015. 29cm. Pp.408. 1760 photos (mostly colour).Hard bound.

For more than a century the cichlids of Lake Tanganyika have been a focus of scientific attention, and many interesting facts regarding fish behaviour have been learned from study of this complex fish community. During the last five decades almost all of the 219 known species have become available in the aquarium hobby, and most of them have proved to be excellent aquarium residents, allowing aquarists to make a considerable contribution to our knowledge of these fishes through observations in captivity.

This third, revised, edition of the definitive study of Lake Tanganyika cichlids discusses and illustrates more species than any previous publication. Basing his study on more than 750 hours of underwater observations all over the lake, the author characterizes the species by their habitat preferences, distribution, feeding and breeding behavior, and colouration.

The more than 1200 photos illustrate all known Tanganyika cichlids, and the majority were taken in the lake, portraying the fish in their natural habitat. The wealth of information on the natural environment this book contains will render it increasingly possible to maintain each species in the most natural way, allowing it to behave as if it were in the lake. Only by thus duplicating their normal environment can we expect to be treated to the natural behaviour of these beautiful and interesting fishes.

 
Price: 65.99 GBP
 
 
400 Konings, Ad The Cichlids of the Lake Malawi National Park
978932892222 New
 
2015. 24cm. Pp.288. 650 colour photos. Softbound.

The Cichlids of the Lake Malawi National Park provides detailed profiles for 218 cichlid species each represented by photographs of both male and female fish for easy recognition. Detailed characters are given to distinguish between the various forms that look alike. Almost all the photos were taken in the lake, and the information given is based on the author’s observation, over a period of more than 30 year, of these cichlids in their natural habitat.

 
Price: 29.95 GBP
 
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