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BIEA 113 - Marine Science

Relevant Marine Biology-Related Books

Lists of relevant physical and electronic books related to marine biology are provided below to kick start your research.  To find things even more relevant to your specific interests, search the Bates library catalog.

Physical Books

  • Marine Community Ecology and Conservation Link
  • Marine Community Ecology Link
  • Atlantic Shorelines : Natural History and Ecology Link
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia Link
    [Be sure to start with Volume 17: The Cumulative Index!!!]
  • Encyclopedia of Marine Invertebrates Link
  • The Light and Smith Manual : Intertidal Invertebrates from Central California to Oregon Link
  • Marine Life : An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Invertebrates in the Sea Link
  • Sea & Coastal Birds of North America: A Guide to Observation, Understanding, and Conservation Link
  • Life In and Around the Salt Marshes : A Handbook of Plant and Animal Life In and Around the Temperate Atlantic Coastal Marshes [On Reserve] Link
  • Ocean outbreak : confronting the rising tide of marine disease Link
  • Early Stages of Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide for the Western Central North Atlantic Link
  • Project Puffin : The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock Link


  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science Link
  • Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals Link
  • Oxford Bibliographies:
    • Sea Creatures in the Atlantic World Link
    • Marine Fisheries Management Link
    • Aquatic Conservation Link‚Äč
  • Marine Ecological Field Methods: A Guide for Marine Biologists and Fisheries Scientists Link
  • Adaptation and Evolution in Marine Environments, Volume 2: The Impacts of Global Change on Biodiversity Link
  • The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment Link
  • Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate: A Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment Link
  • Ecology of Australian Temperate Reefs : The Unique South Link
  • Coral Reefs of the Red Sea Link
  • Mudflat Ecology Link
  • Stressors in the Marine Environment : Physiological and Ecological Responses; Societal Implication Link
  • Marine Animal Forests: The Ecology of Benthic Biodiversity Hotspots Link
  • Fishes of the World (5th edition) Link
  • Advances in Marine Biology (Book Series) Link
  • Aquatic Animals: Biology, Habitats, and Threats Link
  • Aquatic Ecosystems Link