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The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2016 (SOFIA): Contributing to food security and nutrition for all
Price: Free! Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture aims to provide objective, reliable and up-to-date data and information to a wide range of readers – policy-makers, managers, scientists, stakeholders and indeed all those interested in the fisheries and aquaculture sector.
Fishing Operations. 3. Best Practices to Improve Safety at Sea in the Fisheries Sector
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
These guidelines have been produced to support implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries with regard to safety at sea in the fisheries sector. Their purpose is to enable relevant authorities to develop and implement strategies aimed at improved safety, health and conditions of service at sea in capture fisheries and aquaculture operations.
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.
Aquascaping: Aquarium Landscaping Like a Pro
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
This book will give you the facts to start your own aquarium and learn aquascaping freshwater and salt water tanks, from styles and design to set up with planting, lighting, substrate, coral, and ornaments, including live rock. You will also gain the knowledge of the nitrogen cycle and water testing for aquarium maintenance.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first manned mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
Aquarius Habitat is Unique in the World
Series: Sanctuary Science. Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
There literally is no other place like this on earth. As a dive site, it’s sensational since the animals that live underneath and around the habitat are used to divers. But more important things take place there than being an incredible dive site. Everything from testing the newest technology to training astronauts is within the purview of Aquarius Reef Base.
Get The Reef Growing... Coral Restoration Is Coming To A Reef Near You
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
There is good news and bad news about coral reefs. Bad news: reefs are in trouble. Many factors contribute to reef decline. Good news: there is a wholehearted effort to combat reef degradation. The Coral Restoration Foundation, in Key Largo, Florida, is a pioneer in growing and transplanting coral the reefs in the Florida Keys. Experience it with underwater photographer and writer Tim Grollimund.
Buoy System Invented in the Florida Keys Helps Protect Reefs Everywhere
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The Mooring Buoy System started with an idea, was implemented on a small scale, and grew to become a world dominating practice. John Halas got permission to set 6 experimental mooring buoys on French Reef, which are still in use today. In a modern era where most of the world’s reefs are in trouble, the implications for reef conservation from the mooring buoy system are incalculable.
Состояние мирового рыболовства и аквакультуры 2016 (SOFIA): Вклад в обеспечение всеобщей продовольственной безопасности и питания
Price: Free! Words: 76,270. Language: Russian. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Цель настоящего выпуска доклада «Состояние мирового рыболовства и аквакультуры» заключается в предоставлении объективных, достоверных и актуальных данных и информации для широкого круга читателей – творцов политики, управленцев, ученых, заинтересованных сторон и фактически всех, кто тем или иным образом связан с рыболовством и аквакультурой.
Yellow Stingray Population Declines in the Keys - What Does it Mean?
Series: Marine Life. Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
One topic that caught my eye was a study about the changes in the population of yellow stingrays in various parts of the Caribbean.  The Florida Keys had the largest decline, while Jamaica had an increase. Why is that significant? Why should we care about yellow stingrays?
How to Frag Corals: A Simple Guide to Coral Propagation and Coral Fragging for the Marine Reef Aquarium
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 35,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
How to Frag Corals: A Simple Guide to Coral Propagation and Coral Fragging for the Marine Reef Aquarium Hobbyist is a great book for coral aquarium hobbyists interested in learning how to frag corals for fun or for profit.
Field Notes from a Cruise
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
In 2004, with the goal of not only seeing, but touching, a whale, I boarded Searcher out of San Diego. This narrative was composed mostly on board and two weeks later, at the end, in the Cabo airport. And yes, I did touch a whale.
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture 2016 : Contribuer à la sécurité alimentaire et à la nutrition de tous
Price: Free! Words: 97,580. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La présente édition du rapport sur La situation mondiale des pêches et de l’aquaculture vise à fournir des données et des informations objectives, fiables et actualisées à un large éventail de lecteurs – décideurs publics, gestionnaires, scientifiques, parties prenantes et plus généralement toute personne s’intéressant au secteur de la pêche et de l’aquaculture.
E. robustus: The Biology and Human History of Gray Whales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
Whether you are a casual whale watcher or an avid observer of these animals, there is something in this book for you. Extensively illustrated with over 140 color photographs, maps and line drawings, this book makes information on the biology and human history of gray whales. Topics range from migrations and basic anatomy of gray whales to the latest research on their genetics.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2016 (SOFIA): Contribución a la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición para todos
Price: Free! Words: 99,180. Language: Spanish. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
La publicación El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura tiene como finalidad proporcionar datos e información objetivos, fiables y actualizados para una amplia variedad de lectores: responsables de la formulación de políticas, gestores, científicos, partes interesadas y todas las personas relacionadas con el sector de la pesca y la acuicultura.
Weeds That Swim For Fishes That Don’t
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Essay » Literature
Join us as we compare and contrast the sargassumfish with the four-winged flying fish, seemingly incompatible forms closely coexisting far out at sea. The first has fins resembling hands and the second has fins resembling wings, but both depend on a ‘seaweed’ that – floating freely – seems the most uncoupled of all from its evolutionary moorings.
Damselfish May Be More Aggressive Than You Think
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
How aggressive are damselfish, pound for pound? As it turns out, divers invading their space is not the only thing damselfish exhibit aggression over. I don’t blame them for defending their territory when I’m trying to get a shot. That’s common, and can be comical. The species in our waters vary in size, color and behavior. There is an excellent, detailed chapter on all the damselfish species.
Oh! Those Sweet Red Lips!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
I want to spend more time watching redlip blennies. They mate beginning at first light in two week cycles that start ten days before the full moon. The mating sessions last about three hours each morning, and males generally have female visitors every day. Sometimes the same females come back, but usually there are different mixes among males and females.
Great White Sharks in Alaska, 2nd Edition
You set the price! Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
This, the 2nd edition of Great White Sharks in Alaska, includes more information and accounts mostly by fishermen with great white sharks, but you will appreciate the remarkable photos in this edition. Most people seem surprised they occur this far north, but anyone who understands sharks would have predicted their being here; but they are and this is where you can share in the Alaska adventure.
Caulerpa Conquest: A Biological Eradication on the California Coast
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life
Rarely have global battles in the war on invasive species been successful. Even tougher is fighting a mutant genetic clone of a natural counterpart on a marine coast. The first known Western Hemisphere detection of the invasive algae Caulerpa taxifolia occurred in So. California. Caulerpa Conquest is the true story of the 2000 to 2006 precedent-setting local eradication effort.

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