Your Inner Fish
Score: 3
From 32 Ratings

Your Inner Fish


  • Author : Neil Shubin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2008-01-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0307377164


Your Inner Fish Book Description :

Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the “fish with hands,” tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before. The basis for the PBS series. By examining fossils and DNA, he shows us that our hands actually resemble fish fins, our heads are organized like long-extinct jawless fish, and major parts of our genomes look and function like those of worms and bacteria. Your Inner Fish makes us look at ourselves and our world in an illuminating new light. This is science writing at its finest—enlightening, accessible and told with irresistible enthusiasm.

Fish

Fish


  • Author : Stephen C. Lundin
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2009-05-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401394691


Fish Book Description :

Over 5 Million Copies Sold! Imagine a workplace where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude to the job every day. A powerful parable that will help you see your life and work in a new way. It's a rainy day in Seattle, and on the third floor of First Guarantee Financial, people have stopped believing they can make a difference. To new manager Mary Jane Ramirez, the challenge of bringing life back to her unenthusiastic and unmotivated team seems impossible, until she discovers an incredibly successful workplace down the street where the employees are so alive and passionate that people stop just to watch them work! FISH! is the remarkable story of what happens when Mary Jane seeks the help of these unlikely business "experts" and learns their secret: four simple practices that, when applied daily, help anyone to be more energized, effective, and fulfilled. Filled with inspiration and timeless wisdom that will resonate with anyone in any field or career level, it's easy to see why FISH! is one of the most popular business parables of all time. People in organizations around the world use its practical lessons to improve customer service, build trust and teamwork, bolster leadership, and increase employee satisfaction. They also use the lessons to strengthen personal relationships, fulfill lifelong dreams, and realize their ambitions. FISH! will help you discover the amazing power that is already inside you to make a positive difference-wherever you are in life. Based on a bestselling ChartHouse training video which has been adopted by corporations including Southwest Airlines, Sprint, and Nordstrom.

The Laboratory Fish

The Laboratory Fish


  • Author : Gary Ostrander
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2000-09-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 678
  • ISBN 10 : 0125296509


The Laboratory Fish Book Description :

This reference series provides researchers of all kinds with comprehensive practical information on different species of laboratory animals, for daily laboratory use. Each title in the series in devoted to a different species. and draws together all available data in one easily accessible source. Each has similar format, with sections on the strains available, their husbandry and special diets. This leads to sections on gross anatomy, endocrinology and reproduction, followed by more detailed sections on neuroanatomy, vasculature, cell biology and histology of particular organs and structures, and a section on molecular biology. High quality illustrations are included throughout, with copious color histology microphotographs. Key Features * Comprehensive reference source for anybody working with laboratory fish * 2-color, user-friendly format * Copious high quality illustrations included throughout * Color plate section * Glossary * Appendix of useful addresses

Fish Processing Technology

Fish Processing Technology


  • Author : George M. Hall
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1997-07-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0751402737


Fish Processing Technology Book Description :

The first edition of this unique book combined an outlining and updating of the traditional areas of fish processing technology with detailed descriptions of important new areas of work. This fully revised and updated edition continues to provide coverage of modern aspects of traditional processes, and highly practical descriptions of important new areas. All the chapters which have been kept from the first edition have been brought up-to-date, and there are four new chapters on: methods of identifying fish species; modified atmosphere packaging of fish; aspects of quality and HACCP in fish processing and temperature modeling in fish transportation.Written as an overview of the field for industrialists in developed countries wishing to improve or diversify their operation and for those teaching this aspect of food science and technology, the book is also of proven value to workers in developing countries which are expanding their fish processing industries to earn important foreign currency.

Genetics and Fish Breeding

Genetics and Fish Breeding


  • Author : C.E. Purdom
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1992-11-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 0412330407


Genetics and Fish Breeding Book Description :

Genetics and Fish Breeding provides a thorough review of this important subject, highlighting species which are bred commercially, such as salmon, trout, carp and goldfish. The author, who is an acknowledged expert in this subject, has drawn together a wealth of information, providing a book which should be bought by all fish biologists, fisheries scientists, geneticists and aquarists.

Conservation Of Endangered Freshwater Fish In Europe
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Conservation Of Endangered Freshwater Fish In Europe


  • Author : A. Kirchhofer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1996-01-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 341
  • ISBN 10 : 376435321X


Conservation Of Endangered Freshwater Fish In Europe Book Description :

This publication stands out from many others on fish conservation in that it deals exclusively with freshwater fish of European waters. Thirty-four contributions offer up-to-date reviews on the conservation status of freshwater fish in ten European countries and research results in genetics, systematics and ecology of more than twenty endangered European fish taxa. Selected examples show the changes in the fish communities of whole catchment areas under human influence in the past decades. Not only scientists in fish biology, but also fishery managers and hydraulic engineers will find new insights into the biology of endangered fish species and basic data in order to elaborate specific conservation measures for the local survival of these taxa. Series: Advances in Life Sciences Contents: Introduction General considerations regarding the decline of species /A. Lelek Red lists Threatened freshwater fishes of Great Britain/P. S. Maitland and A. A. Lyle Scottish natural heritage and fish conservation in Scotland/ K. E. Sweetman, P. S. Maitland, and A. A. Lyle Endangered freshwater fish in Ireland/D. T. G. Quigley and K. Flannery Endangered freshwater fish: The situation in France/ P. Keith and J. Allardi Endangered freshwater fish of Spain/B. Elvira The Red Data List of the freshwater lampreys (Cyclostomata) and fishes (Pisces) of Slovenia/M. Povz Threatened freshwater fish in Hungary/K. Keresztessyv Vanishing freshwater fish species of Slovakia/J. Holcik The status of the fish fauna in Czech Republic/S. Lusk Endangered fishes of the River Morava (Czech Republic)/P. Jurajda and M. Penaz Species conservation: Ecology, taxonomy and genetics Long-term changes in the fish community of Neusiedler See (Brugenland, Austria)/E. Mikschi, G. Wolfram and A. Wais Natural regeneration of endangered fish populations in the Pilica drainage basin after reducing human impacts/ T. Penczak Fish conservation in Switzerland - three case studies/A. Kirchhofer The decline of the European stur

Nutrition and Feeding of Fish

Nutrition and Feeding of Fish


  • Author : Tom Lovell
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1998-11-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 0412077019


Nutrition and Feeding of Fish Book Description :

Aquaculture is now recognized as a viable and profitable enterprise worldwide. As aquaculture technology has evolved, the push toward higher yields and faster growth has involved the enhancement or replacement of natural foods with prepared diets. In many aquaculture operations today, feed accounts for more than one-half the variable operating cost. Therefore, knowledge of nutrition and practical feeding of fish is essential to successful aquaculture. This book is not written exclusively for scientists but also for students, practicing nutritionists, and aquaculturists. It covers the known nutrient requirements and deficiency effects for different fishes, and digestion and metabolism of nutrients and energy. It discusses nutrient sources and preparation of practical and research feeds. It gives directions for conducting fish nutrition and feeding experiments. Feeding practices for salmonids, channel catfish, tilapias, shrimps and hybrid striped bass are presented. Since the first edition of this book was printed, the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences has revised the nutrient requirements for fish. These revisions are in the present edition. Other additions to this revised edition are chapters on nutrition and fish health, and bioavailability of nutrients. Each original chapter has been meticulously revised and updated with new information. Aquaculture is a dynamic area and new technologies are being introduced continuously; therefore, some of the material discussed in this revised edition may become obsolete quickly. Nonetheless, the material presented has been thoughtfully selected and updated to make it of maximum use to persons whose interests range from general aquaculture to animal nutrition to feed manufacture.

Little Fish
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Little Fish


  • Author : Casey Plett
  • Publisher : arsenal pulp press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551527215


Little Fish Book Description :

When thirty-year-old trans woman Wendy Reimer comes across evidence that her late grandfather—a devout Mennonite farmer—might have been transgender himself, she dismisses this revelation, having other problems at hand. But as she and her friends struggle to cope with their increasingly volatile lives—which range from alcoholism, to sex work, to suicide—Wendy grows increasingly drawn to the lost pieces of her grandfather’s life, becoming determined to unravel the mystery of his truth. Alternately warm-hearted and dark-spirited, desperate and mirthful, Little Fish explores the winter of discontent in the life of one transgender woman as her past and future become irrevocably entwined.