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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Cod

    by Mark Kurlansky

    'Who would ever think that a book on cod would make a compulsive read? And yet this is precisely what Kurlansky has done' Express on SundayThe Cod. Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been triggered by it, national diets have been based on it, economies and livelihoods have depended on it. To the millions it has sustained, it has been a treasure more precious that gold. This book spans ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Wonderful World of Aquaponics: The Complete Guide on Aquaponics & How to Build a Home Aquaponics System in Your Backyard

    by Rowena C. Graham

    Would You Like To Learn How To Grow A Clean And Steady Source of Vitamins, Minerals And Fiber In 48 Hours?Welcome to the wonderful world of aquaponics. Aquaponics is a method of cultivating freshwater fish, organic vegetables, and even organic fruits in just one closed system. Unlike traditional aquaculture, aquaponics does not require continual drainage and water replacement because a biological ... Read more

    $6.21 AUD

  • Aquaponic Gardening

    by Sylvia Bernstein

    Aquaponics is a revolutionary system for growing plants by fertilizing them with the waste water from fish in a sustainable closed system. A combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics, aquaponic gardening is an amazingly productive way to grow organic vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits, while providing the added benefits of fresh fish as a safe, healthy source of protein. On a larger ... Read more

    $36.84 AUD

  • Blood and Guts

    Dispatches from the Whale Wars

    by Sam Vincent

    I pull on my balaclava and step onto the bridge wing. It’s loud outside: I can hear the rumbles of nine vessels’ engines and the hiss of ten water cannons … Suddenly the bridge is full of refugees from the upper deck. They are blocking my view out the back windows, but their faces – afraid, excited, awestruck – illustrate the looming presence of the Nisshin. I bend my knees and grip the bench, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Australian Yabby Farmer

    by John Mosig

    This edition includes a chapter on water quality plus the latest findings in yabby farming. It provides a grounding in the basic principles of aquaculture and reflects the considerable advances in aquaculture technology over the last few years. Here is the basic information on the yabby, its habitat, its health and nutrition requirements. The book covers pond management, production systems, ... Read more

    $40.03 AUD

  • A Guide to Australia's Spiny Freshwater Crayfish

    by Robert B McCormack

    Referred to as the 'Spiny Crayfishes' due to impressive arrays of spines on their hard armoured shells, Euastacus crayfish are the largest of the 10 genera of Australian freshwater crayfish. This book discusses 50 species found in Australia, from the iconic giant Murray lobster that is fished by recreational fishers, to the exceedingly rare and tiny species Euastacus maidae. These uniquely ... Read more

    $47.95 AUD

  • Eat Like a Fish

    My adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer

    by Bren Smith

    'I used to be a commercial fisherman, chasing your dinner on the high seas for a living, but now I farm twenty acres of saltwater, growing a mix of sea greens and shellfish.'In Eat Like a Fish Bren Smith - a former commercial fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer - shares a bold new vision for the future of food: seaweed. Part memoir, part manifesto, through tales that span from his childhood ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • The Aquaponic Farmer

    A Complete Guide to Building and Operating a Commercial Aquaponic System

    by Adrian Southern and 1 more

    Profitable cold-water fish and vegetable production. Join the aquaponic farming revolution!Built around a proven 120' greenhouse system operable by one person, The Aquaponic Farmer is the game changer that distills vast experience and complete step-by-step guidance for starting and running a cold-water aquaponic farming business—raising fish and vegetables together commercially. Coverage includes ... Read more

    $49.16 AUD

  • The Pearl Oyster

    by Paul Southgate and 1 more

    Contrary to a generally held view that pearls are found by chance in oysters, almost all are now produced from farms. This book is a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of the biology of pearl oysters, their anatomy, reproduction, genetics, diseases, etc. It considers how they are farmed from spawning and culturing larvae in hatcheries to adults in the ocean; how various environmental factors, ... Read more

    $107.90 AUD

  • Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change

    Preparing Australian Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the Future

    by Chris Stokes and 1 more

    Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change is a fundamental resource for primary industry professionals, land managers, policy makers, researchers and students involved in preparing Australia’s primary industries for the challenges and opportunities of climate change. More than 30 authors have contributed to this book, which moves beyond describing the causes and consequences of climate change to ... Read more

    $47.95 AUD

  • The Gladiator of the Sea

    by Zane Grey

    Three summers in Catalina waters I had tried persistently to capture my first broadbill swordfish; and so great were the chances against me that I tried really without hope. It was fisherman’s pride, I imagined, rather than hope that drove me. At least I had a remarkably keen appreciation of the defeats in store for any man who aspired to experience with that marvel of the sea—Xiphius gladius, the ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • CSIRO at Sea

    50 Years of Marine Science

    by Vivienne Mawson and 2 more

    CSIRO went to sea in 1936, when it established a Fisheries Investigation Section. The story of what became the CSIRO Divisions of Fisheries and Oceanography is traced through articles written by some 30 past and present members of staff. They draw a vivid picture of the early years of marine science in Australia. Fascinating reading not only for marine scientists, but also for all those who wonder ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • Vanishing Fish

    Shifting Baselines and the Future of Global Fisheries

    by Daniel Pauly and 1 more

    Expert analysis of one of this major global issuesAuthor coined term "shifting baselines" – used in fisheries management.According to UN Report (2010): 28% of commercial fish stocks + 68% of "straddling" (or migratory) stocks are overexploited or depleted.The same report found 2.9 billion people depend on fish for animal protein intake.And that fisheries exports worldwide grew by 104% from 1986 ... Read more

    $36.84 AUD

  • Avalon, the Beautiful

    by Zane Grey

    The mackerel are gone, the bluefish are going, the menhaden are gone, every year the amberjack and kingfish grow smaller and fewer. We must find ways and means to save our game fish of the sea. ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Natural Resources and Environmental Justice

    Australian Perspectives

    by Sonia Graham and 5 more

    Environmental management involves making decisions about the governance of natural resources such as water, minerals or land, which are inherently decisions about what is just or fair. Yet, there is little emphasis on justice in environmental management research or practical guidance on how to achieve fairness and equity in environmental governance and public policy. This results in social ... Read more

    $72.04 AUD

  • Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories

    by Amanda Reid

    Australian waters contain the highest diversity of cephalopods (squid, cuttlefish and octopus) found anywhere in the world. They are highly significant ecologically, both as top-level predators and as prey for numerous vertebrates, including fishes, seals, cetaceans and seabirds. Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories is a comprehensive guide covering 226 species, which represent ... Read more

    $224.06 AUD

  • Discovery of Australia's Fishes

    A History of Australian Ichthyology to 1930

    by Brian Saunders

    This book traces the discovery of Australia’s fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th century. It provides a unique insight into the diverse pathways by which Australia’s fish were discovered and outlines the history of early maritime explorations in Australia that collected natural history specimens. The book covers the life and work of each of the most important ... Read more

    $79.96 AUD

  • Herring Tales

    How the Silver Darlings Shaped Human Taste and History

    by Donald S. Murray

    Scots like to smoke or salt them. The Dutch love them raw. Swedes look on with relish as they open bulging, foul-smelling cans to find them curdling within. Jamaicans prefer them with a dash of chilli pepper. Germans and the English enjoy their taste best when accompanied by pickle's bite and brine.Throughout the long centuries men have fished around their coastlines and beyond, the herring has ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • Fishers and Plunderers

    Theft, Slavery and Violence at Sea

    by Bruno Ciceri and 2 more

    Abuses and slavery at sea are largely missing from narratives of work and environmental exploitation in the mainstream. This book shines a light on the exploitation of fish and fishers alike in a global industry driven by profits.Conservation and human rights in this industry are huge problems: with vast overprovision of vessels and shortages of fish, labour costs are targeted and young men are ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD

  • The Royal Purple Game of the Sea

    by Zane Grey

    To the great majority of anglers it may seem unreasonable to place swordfishing in a class by itself—by far the most magnificent sport in the world with rod and reel. Yet I do not hesitate to make this statement and believe I can prove it. ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Bonefish

    by Zane Grey

    What a contrast he presented to any other kind of a fish! How many beautiful species have we seen lying on sand or moss or ferns, just come out of the water! But I could remember no other so rare as this bonefish. ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Sailfish

    by Zane Grey

    Zane Grey was a pioneering angler, a one-time holder of more than a dozen saltwater world records, and was among the first to start taking sailfish in the fertile blue Gulf Stream. This is an account of one early attempt to “outwit those illusive and strange sailfish of the Gulf Stream.” ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Two Fights With Swordfish

    by Zane Grey

    My first day at Avalon, 1916, was one likely to be memorable among my fishing experiences. ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Ten Commitments Revisited

    Securing Australia's Future Environment

    by Steve Morton and 2 more

    What are the 10 key issues that must be addressed urgently to improve Australia's environment? In this follow up to the highly successful book Ten Commitments: Reshaping the Lucky Country's Environment, Australia’s leading environmental thinkers have written provocative chapters on what must be done to tackle Australia's environmental problems – in terms of policies, on-ground actions and research ... Read more

    $40.03 AUD