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The Biology of Sharks and Rays

The Biology of Sharks and Rays

Peter A. Klimley and Steven Oerding

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226442495
eISBN:
9780226923086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This book provides a resource on the biological and physiological characteristics of the cartilaginous fishes: sharks, rays, and chimaeras. In sixteen chapters, the book covers a broad spectrum of ... More

Standing between Life and ExtinctionEthics and Ecology of Conserving Aquatic Species in North American Deserts

Standing between Life and Extinction: Ethics and Ecology of Conserving Aquatic Species in North American Deserts

David Propst, Jack Williams, Kevin Bestgen, and Christopher Hoagstrom (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226694337
eISBN:
9780226694504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226694504.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Our goal organizing this work was to update the landmark 1991 volume, Battle Against Extinction, and provide scientists and the public with a contemporary view of the status of aquatic ecosystems in ... More

Wading Right InDiscovering the Nature of Wetlands

Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Catherine Owen Koning and Sharon M. Ashworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Targeted towards a general audience, this book explains the science of wetland ecology through the real-world stories of those who wade into the muck. The book is organized by generalized wetland ... More

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