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LIVING FISHES OF THE WORLD

By: Herald, Earl S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1961

Seller ID: 001470

Condition: Good+


A Chanticleer Press Edition. 304 pages with index. Light blue cloth covers with dark blue spine and gilt title. Corners are rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, rubbing and wear to cover faces. Gift inscription on free endp. Interior clean. Bruns H155. View more info

ZOOPLANKTON ABUNDANCE IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC

By: King, Joseph E. and Joan Demond

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington D.C., Govt. Printing Office: 1953

Seller ID: 000233

Condition: Very Good


Paper seal torn to open wraps. Very Good gray wraps Sm. 4to pp.111-144 BOF Fishery Bulletin 82. See also Part II, same title, under Joseph King. View more info

ZOOPLANKTON ABUNDANCE IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC, Part II

By: King, Joseph E. and Thomas S. Hida

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Govt. Printing Office: 1957

Seller ID: 000234

Condition: Good+


Lite dampstain on fore edge/several water spots on cover,o/w VG. gray wraps Sm. 4to no pp.365-395 BOF Fishery Bulletin 118. Vol.57 View more info

SEA-URCHIN: 3 Publications from PHYSIOLOGY, University of California Publications 1903-1904

By: Loeb, Jacques

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The University Press: 1903

Seller ID: 004796

Condition: Good or Better


3 publications: ON A METHOD BY WHICH THE EGGS OF A SEA-URCHIN (STRONGYLOCENTROTUS PURPURATUS) CAN BE FERTILIZED WITH THE SPERM OF A STARFISH (ASTERIAS OCHRACEA), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-3, 1903; THE FERTILIZATION OF THE EGG OF THE SEA-URCHIN BY THE SPERM OF THE STAR-FISH, Vol. 1, No.6, pp.39-53 1903; and FURTHER EXPERIMENTS ON THE FERTILIZATION OF THE EGG OF THE SEA-URCHIN WITH SPERM OF VARIOUS SPECIES OF STARFISH AND A HOLOTHURIAN, Vol.1, No. 11, pp. 83-85. 1904. Stiff grey covers. ex.mus. stamp and numbers on front. Mildly soiled. One publications' top edge of covers missing strips for front/ba... View more info

2 Publications from PHYSIOLOGY, University of California Publications 1903-1904

By: Loeb, Jacques

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, The University Press: 1903

Seller ID: 004797

Condition: Good/Very Good-


2 Publications:ON THE RELATIVE TOXICITY OF DISTILLED WATER, SUGAR SOLUTIONS, AND SOLUTIONS OF THE VARIOUS CONSTITUENTS OF THE SEA-WATER FOR MARINE ANIMALS, ON THE SEGMENTAL CHARACTER OF THE RESPIRATORY CENTER IN THE MEDULLA OBLONGATA OF MAMMALS, Vol. 1, Nos. 7 and 8, pp.55-75 and ON THE INFLUENCE OF THE REACTION OF THE SEA-WATER ON THE REGENERATION AND GROWTH OF TUBULARIANS, Vol. 1, No.15, pp. 139-147, 1904. Stiff grey covers. ex.mus.stamp and numbers on front. One publication's front cover's bottom edge missing a 3 1/2"x1/2" strip and tiny strip at side edge. Otherwise covers are Good... View more info

LIST OF LAND AND FRESH-WATER MOLLUSCA FOUND AT IOWA CITY, IOWA

By: Pilsbry, Henry A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, 1882

Seller ID: 005927

Condition: Very Good


"In this list of the land and fresh-water shells now found living in the immediate vicinity of Iowa City, Iowa, the species of terrestrial pulmonates are grouped as by W. G. Binney in "Terrestrial Mollusks", vol. v; the other families as by Binney, Prime, and Tyron in "Land and Fresh-Water Shells of N. A.". 4 pp. Very small bi-fold pamphlet. Corners bent and wear to edges. Pamphlet is clean and in VG condition. View more info

CALIFORNIA SHARKS AND RAYS FISH BULLETIN NO. 75

By: Roedel, Phil M. And William Ellis Ripley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: State of California, Department of Fish and Game, Bureau of Marine Fisheries: 1950

Seller ID: 002727

Condition: Very Good


Fish Bulletin No. 75. 88 pp. Each shark/ray has its own page with description and drawing. Cover edges are discolored. Interior is clean, some small foxing spots. View more info

A BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF GEORGE W. TRYON JR. (CONSERVATOR OF THE CONCHOLOGICAL SECTION OF THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF PHILADELPHIA)

By: Ruschenberger, W. S. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Horace Binder: 1888

Seller ID: 006964

Condition: Very Good-


{From the Proceedings of the Academy, No. 27, 1888}. 22 pp. Original gray paper wraps with "George W. Tryon Jr." printed on front. Cover corners are chipped, soiling and chipping to cover edges, spine is darkened, tears to spine ends. Ink numbers written on top corner of front cover. Frontispiece photograph of Tryon. Interior pages are lightly browning along edges, some pages uncut, otherwise clean and text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. View more info

TENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, 1856.

By: Smithsonian Institution

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Washington, Cornelius Wendell, Printer: 1856

Seller ID: 000641

Condition: Good-


House of Representatives, 34th Congress, 1st session, Mis. Doc. No. 113. Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Smithsonian Institution, up to January 1, 1856 and the proceedings of the Board up to March 22, 1856. Lists Meterological Observers by state & county and Lectures delivered at the Institution: Marine Algae, Natural History as applied to Farming & Gardening and Meteoric Stones. Tables of Meteorological Observations during the years 1853-1855. 438 pp. Index. Embossed boards dull with edges worn & bumped. Spine faded and edges frayed, missing sm. piece at foot and b... View more info

ANGLERS' GUIDE TO THE UNITED STATES PACIFIC COAST

By: Squire, James L. & Susan E. Smith.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Department of Commerce: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 002940

Condition: Good to Good-+


Marine Fish, FIshing Grounds & Facilities. Signed on title page by both authors, plus gift inscription signed by "Susan " on free endpaper. Lower edge by spine's joint and 1/2 way up occasionally rubbing of paper covers so as color removed. Otherwise exterior is Very Good. Laid in sheet from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on ordering Angler's Guide. Interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. View more info

POLYCHAETE WORMS OF THE FAMILY PARAONIDAE CERRUTI. Polychaeta, Sedentaria

By: Strelzov,V. E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Amerind Pub. Co.: 1979

Seller ID: 004782

Condition: Very Good-


Title page reads: POLYCHAETE WORMS OF THE FAMILY PARAONIDAE CERRUTI, 1909 (Polychaeta, Sedentaria).Translated from Russian by Indira Kohli. Published for the Smithsonian Institution and The National Science Foundation. "This monograph describes and revises the world fauna of the widely distributed, but to date poorly studied, family of polychaetes. The book presents data on the morphology, systematics, ecology, and the geographic distribution of this group of animals. The problem of generic affiliations of paraonids with other families of polychaetes is discussed." 212 pp. including In... View more info

The Most Important Representatives of the Mussels of the Genus Unio from the Sava, the Danube, and Kopacko Jezero Lake.

By: Tadic, Ante

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Belgrade, Smithsonian: 1973

Seller ID: 000014

Condition: Very Good-


84 pp. Published and translated for the Smithsonian and NSF by the Nolit Publishing House, Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Translated from Serbo-Croatian. Also contains "The Collection of Unionidae in the Museum of Natural Sciences, Belgrade." Translated from Serbo-Croation. White paper covers with creasing and bends to bottom, top corner. USPS mailing label adhered to back cover. Ex. lib, no marks. Interior clean. View more info

PELAGIC TUNICATES OF AUSTRALIA

By: Thompson, Harold

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Australian Government Melbourne, Australi: 1948

Seller ID: 000206

Condition: Very Good


196 pp. + plates. Intensive study resulting from investigations into pelagic fishery resources of the southeastern Australian area from the Tropic of Capricorn to part of the Australian coast between May 1948 and January 1941. Conducted aboard the reseach vessel M.V.Warreen, of the Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. The work, essentially taxonomic, was carried out at 304 stations during a 2-1/2 year period. It was found that, next to crustaceans, tunicates comprise the chief portion of the zooplankton. This handbook is designed to provide a comprehensive guide to the... View more info

CONDITION OF RAZOR CLAM FISHERY IN VICINITY OF CORDOVA, ALASKA

By: Thompson, Seton H. And F. W. Weymouth

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1935

Seller ID: 003912

Condition: Very Good


Department of Commerce. Bureau of Fisheries. Investigational Report No. 29." The Pacific razor clam (Siliqua patula Dixon) occurs in commercial quantities from a point a few miles south of the Columbia River to the western extremity of the Alaska Peninsula. In Alaska the most productive beds are located near Cordova-the the waters of Orca Inlet and on the Copper River delta." 14 pp. 6 illustrations including a map, graphs and photograph. 5 tables. Covers are clean. Mild vertical crease down the middle, folded? otherwise covers are VG+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info

MARINE GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COAST FROM ALASKA TO THE EQUATOR

By: Walford, Lionel A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Neptune, New Jersey, T.F.H. Publications Neptune, New Jersey: 1974

Seller ID: 002563

Condition: Fine


275 pp. Reprinted for the Smithsonian Institute.Paintings by Link Malmquist & natural color photographs by Ralph Emerson.32 B/W plates & 38 colored."This edition is reprinted from the original without change except for the addition of a new introduction, colored frontispiece reproduced in black and white at original position and in color at the end of the book, title page reproduced only in black and white, and color plates printed on both sides of each page." Included: A Glossary of Anatomical Terms Commonly Used for Describing Fishes or Their Habits,Keys to the Families of Fishes... View more info

OTTER TRAWL EXPLORATIONS IN PHILIPPINE WATERS

By: Warfel, Herbert E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Government Printing Office: 1950

Seller ID: 004137

Condition: Very Good to Very Good-


Research Report 25. Fish and Wildlife Service. United States Department of the Interior. Porfirio R. Manacop, Aquatic Biologists. 49 pp. 33 tables. 16 map illustrations of otter-trawl explorations 5 of which are foldout maps in back pocket. Grey covers. one vertical crease down center as if folded-minor. Back cover creased. otherwise exterior is VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ View more info