Industrial-Sized Deals TextBTS15 Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Beach House $5 Off Fire TV Stick Subscribe & Save Shop Popular Services gotS5 gotS5 gotS5  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage Metal Gear Solid 5 Shop Now STEM Toys & Games
North American Freshwater Mussels and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

North American Freshwater Mussels: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation 1st Edition

2 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-0521199384
ISBN-10: 0521199387
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $54.18
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy new
$131.99
Only 7 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
List Price: $164.99 Save: $33.00 (20%)
31 New from $131.99
Qty:1
North American Freshwater... has been added to your Cart
More Buying Choices
31 New from $131.99 10 Used from $130.67
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


InterDesign Brand Store Awareness Textbooks
$131.99 FREE Shipping. Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

North American Freshwater Mussels: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation + Freshwater Mussel Ecology: A Multifactor Approach to Distribution and Abundance (Freshwater Ecology Series) + The Freshwater Mussels of Ohio
Price for all three: $265.66

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

Review

"This well-illustrated book ... provides the first comprehensive review of mussel ecology and conservation for scientists, natural resource professionals, students and natural history enthusiasts. A must have for those with a technical interest in North American freshwater mussels."
The Birdbooker Report

"Scholarly, clearly written, timely, and synthetic, this book emphasizes its subtitle's first two topics."
Choice

"North American Freshwater Mussels is the first comprehensive modern review of [the] natural history, biology, ecology and conservation of these highly endangered animals. This [is] the book I would have loved to have had as a graduate student first becoming interested in freshwater mussels. I highly recommend this volume to all biologists working with freshwater mussels in any capacity including conservation, captive propagation, and biology and community ecology. It should be on the bookshelf of all freshwater biologists. I also recommend this volume to any person with questions or an interest in learning more about this highly endangered group of animals."
Arthur E. Bogan, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Freshwater Science

"This book provides a thorough literature review of the available information, and a detailed analysis and synthesis of this information. Haag does a magnificent job at compiling this information, summarizing it, and attempts to make some important inferences based on the available data. Overall, the book is a fantastic contribution to the ecological literature and ... very nicely produced ... Given the wealth of information within this book and the thought-provoking synthesis, [it] should be a part of every aquatic ecologist's bookshelf."
Carla Atkinson, Ecology

"... the author provides an excellent and highly readable account of the diversity of this group in terms of biogeography, life history, and ecology, all in the context of conserving the group. This is a highly enjoyable read that finally gives a detailed answer to the frequently asked question heard in the field by most freshwater mussel biologists: "can you eat 'em?" I am certain that it will serve as an outstanding reference and resource for anyone with an interest in aquatic ecology and conservation biology. With a thorough description of the history of freshwater mussel ecology to reviews of the latest modern literature, Haag highlights numerous important areas in need of additional research. This book is a "must read" for biology students seeking novel ideas and untested hypotheses for research on freshwater mussels."
David T. Zanatta, The Quarterly Review of Biology

Book Description

This well-illustrated book highlights freshwater mussels' fabulous diversity, amazing array of often bizarre ecological adaptations, and their dire conservation plight. It provides the first comprehensive review of a wide variety of topics in mussel ecology and conservation for scientists, natural resource professionals, students, and natural history enthusiasts.

See all Editorial Reviews
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 538 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (August 27, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521199387
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521199384
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.2 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #691,954 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
50%
4 star
50%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
a SUPERB book, with excellent reviews and syntheses of the literature, frequently based on the author's own work. The book arrived quickly and was well-packaged by the sender. A MUST for invertebrate zoologists!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Michael Klunzinger on June 4, 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book is a must read for anyone interested in malacology, especially on the study of bivalves and freshwater ecology.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
North American Freshwater Mussels: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation
This item: North American Freshwater Mussels: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation
Price: $131.99
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: ecology, natural history