By Eugene H. Kaplan
With greater than 500 species defined and greater than four hundred illustrations, this consultant offers speedy and simple visible id of fishes, mollusks, sponges, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, and lots more and plenty extra of the fauna stumbled on at the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Florida.
Read or Download A Field Guide to Coral Reefs Caribbean and Florida (Peterson Field Guides) PDF
Similar oceans & seas books
For many years, marine scientists Robert and Alice Jane Lippson have traveled the internal Coast—the rivers, backwaters, sounds, bays, lagoons, and inlets stretching from the Chesapeake Bay to the Florida Keys—aboard their trawler, Odyssey . The end result in their leisurely trips, existence alongside the internal Coast is a guidebook to the crops, animals, and habitats present in probably the most biologically assorted areas on this planet.
Sixteen pages of color plates to assist identificationOnly released textual content to be had the place all proper fabric is referenced togtherThis guide permits the isolation and id of micro organism which are present in aquatic animals (particularly fish). The emphasis is on micro organism from farmed aquatic animals (fish,molluscs and crustacea) yet a few realization is usually given to different marine and freshwater animals similar to mammals and birds, either captive (as in zoos) or wild, in addition to aquarium fish.
“The fiscal value of fishes and their societal and cultural relevance supply robust incentives for large-scale, sustained experiences in their dynamics” the EditorsThe total target of this ebook is to provide an image of the current use of data on fish reproductive biology in evaluation and administration and its capability for making improvements to administration of those assets.
Because the website the place lifestyles first shaped on the earth, a key part of the weather, and a continuous yet fragile source, oceans are of important significance to our planet. From the geological and actual techniques that impact the sea flooring to the main habitat zones, plant life, and fauna, this can be the definitive connection with the world's oceans for the complete kinfolk.
Extra info for A Field Guide to Coral Reefs Caribbean and Florida (Peterson Field Guides)
Ds. were up to 37% of means). abruptly for all species towards the end of March 2003 (Figure 4). The highest productivity occurred in Porphyra sp. with yields of 210 g FW m−2 d−1 and the lowest one in P. tenera with yields of 93 g FW m−2 d−1 (Figure 4). Calculations of average seasonal yield per species as related to tank shapes and volumes are summarized in (Figure 5), and they were based on growth experiments presented in (Figures 2–4). From these calculations one can conclude that the highest yields were obtained in 40 L tanks, while the lowest yields occurred in 24,000 L ponds with 600 L tanks in the mid range of  238 Table 1.
55 per kg FOB. 27 for seaweed once it has been brought to the main island of Viti Levu (it is no longer a “beach price”). 15 is a government subsidy), and is contracted to sell to CP Kelco. 26 per kg) and export it. These companies have not been placed under any obligation to sell to any particular international buyer so are free to strike their own deals. Currently, both are choosing to sell to Degussa. Under a seaweed marketing plan set up by the RFEP, there will be two export licences granted until production reaches 300 t per annum, when a further licence will be granted.
Tenera with yields of 93 g FW m−2 d−1 (Figure 4). Calculations of average seasonal yield per species as related to tank shapes and volumes are summarized in (Figure 5), and they were based on growth experiments presented in (Figures 2–4). From these calculations one can conclude that the highest yields were obtained in 40 L tanks, while the lowest yields occurred in 24,000 L ponds with 600 L tanks in the mid range of  238 Table 1. 39 Figure 5. Average seasonal biomass yield (g FW m−2 day−1 ) in four Porphyra species cultivated from 22 November 2002 to 13 May 2003 (170 d) in outdoor tanks and ponds of different volumes.