Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs Identification

Author: Terrence M. Gosliner
Publisher: New World Publications
ISBN: 1878348590
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Nature

The most comprehensive guide to the tropical Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs available. Provides up-to-date identifications of nearly 2,000 species, including illustrations and descriptions of distinctive characteristics, size and geophraphic distribution. Range covers from South Africa to Easter Island and from southern Japan to northern Australia.

Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification Indo Pacific 2nd Edition

Author: Terrence Gosliner
Publisher: New World Publidcations
ISBN: 1878348671
Release Date: 2018-11
Genre: Science

Updated 2nd edition - The most comprehensive guide to the tropical Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs available. Provides up-to date identifications of more than 2100 species.

Der Elefantenfl sterer

Author: Anthony Lawrence
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 9783864152283
Release Date: 2010-03-15
Genre: Fiction

Der bewegende Bericht vom preisgekrönten Umweltschützer Lawrence Anthony über seine Elefantenherde in der Wildnis Südafrikas. In Lawrence Anthonys Naturschutzreservat hatten fast hundert Jahre keine Elefanten mehr gelebt. Eines Tages erfuhr er von einer heimatlosen und bedrohten Herde, die er bei sich aufnahm. Er entwickelte eine enge Beziehung zu den sanften Riesen, die sein Leben für immer veränderten.

1001 Nudibranchs

Author: Neville Coleman
Publisher:
ISBN: UCSD:31822033847567
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Nudibranchia

Covers the identification, biodiversity and zoology of nudibranchs.

Atlas der bedrohten Arten

Author: Richard Mackay
Publisher:
ISBN: 3258074542
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Bedrohte Pflanzen - Biodiversität - Naturschutz

Eine in Kartenform präsentierte Dokumentation über die weltweite Bedrohung von Tieren, Pflanzen und Ökosystemen.

Nudibranchs and Related Molluscs

Author: Robert Burn
Publisher: Museum Victoria
ISBN: 9781921833083
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre: Nature

Nudibranchs, the ‘butterflies of the sea’, belong to a group that includes bubble shells, sea hares, side-gilled slugs, sap-sucking slugs and sea butterflies (pteropods). This group includes some of the most beautiful, colourful and delicate of all marine creatures. More than 400 species of nudibranchs occur in south-eastern Australia. This guide introduces marine naturalists, divers, biologists and others to the nudibranchs and related molluscs commonly encountered in the Bass Strait region—their identification, biology, and associations with other plants and animals. An introductory pictorial key is included, along with nearly 250 species descriptions accompanied by colour photographs and illustrations to aid recognition. Further references and a glossary are also included.

Marine Ecology

Author: Martin R. Speight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118687314
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Nature

This book began life as a series of lectures given to second andthird year undergraduates at Oxford University. Theselectures were designed to give students insights as to how marineecosystems functioned, how they were being affected by natural andhuman interventions, and how we might be able to conserve them andmanage them sustainably for the good of people, both recreationallyand economically. This book presents 10 chapters, beginningwith principles of oceanography important to ecology, throughdiscussions of the magnitude of marine biodiversity and the factorsinfluencing it, the functioning of marine ecosystems at withintrophic levels such as primary production, competition anddispersal, to different trophic level interactions such asherbivory, predation and parasitism. The final three chapterslook at the more applied aspects of marine ecology, discussionfisheries, human impacts, and management and conservation. Other textbooks covering similar topics tend to treat the topicsfrom the point of view of separate ecosystems, with chapters onreefs, rocks and deep sea. This book however is topic drivenas described above, and each chapter makes full use of examplesfrom all appropriate marine ecosystems. The book is illustratedthroughout with many full colour diagrams and high qualityphotographs. The book is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students atcolleges and universities, and it is hoped that the many examplesfrom all over the world will provide global relevance andinterest. Both authors have long experience of research and teaching inmarine ecology. Martin Speight’s first degree was inmarine zoology at UCNW Bangor, and he has taught marine ecology andconservation at Oxford for 25 years. His research studentsstudy tropical marine ecology from the Caribbean through EastAfrica to the Far East. Peter Henderson is a Senior ResearchAssociate at the University of Oxford, and is Director of PiscesConservation in the UK. He has worked on marine andfreshwater fisheries, as well as ecological and economic impactsand exploitation of the sea in North and South America as well asEurope.

Pelagic Snails

Author: Carol M. Lalli
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804714908
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Science

Lucid line drawings and photos, 16 in fine color. Based on some 15 years of study and collection in both polar regions and most areas of the tropics and temperate zones. Detailed treatment is given on all known pelagic snails (aoubt 140 species) including: external anatomy, swimming and buoyancy mec

Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

Author: David Bowles
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
ISBN: 9781486308866
Release Date: 2018-11-01
Genre: Science

Though many are harmless and even beneficial, invertebrates are some of the world’s most feared and dangerous creatures. Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates describes the health threats posed by invertebrate groups worldwide, from physical pain and annoyance to disease transmission risk. Featuring clear photographs, distribution maps and descriptions of biological, physical and behavioural characteristics of key groups, this book aids identification of potentially harmful invertebrates. It also summarises personal protection measures to reduce the risk of attack and disease, and provides guidance on treatment. This book will help to protect the health of travellers and serve as a reference for medical personnel working in high-risk areas, as well as those interested in entomology.