The Marine Science Library recognizes MSI faculty and senior scientists receiving special awards and honors. A title of personal choice is selected and a bookplate is added in the book, describing the award.
G. Joan Holt, Recipient of the 2017 Harvey Weil Professional Conservationist of the Year Award.
Marine ornamental species aquaculture / edited by Ricardo Calado, Ike Olivotto, Miquel Planas Oliver, G. Joan Holt / Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2017. MSI Highlights
Bryan A. Black, Recipient of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Service Award.
Reading and understanding multivariate statistics / edited by Laurence G. Grimm and Paul R. Yarnold / Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, c1995. MSI Highlights
Edward J. Buskey, Recipient of the 2016 National Estuarine Research Reserve System's (NERRS) Impact Award.
Microplastic pollutants / Christopher Blair Crawford, Brian Quinn / Amsterdam : Elsevier,  MSI Highlights
Anthony F. Amos, Recipient of the 2016 Coastal Bend Bays Foundation Legacy Award. MSI Highlights
Brad Erisman, Recipient of the 2016 Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowships Award.
Applied underwater acoustics / editors: Thomas Neighbors, David Bradley / Elsevier, 2017. MSI Highlights
Cindy Faulk, Recipient of the 2016 University of Texas President's Outstanding Staff Award. MSI Highlights
G. Christopher Shank, Recipient for appreciation award from the University of Texas at Austin Services for Students with Disabilities. MSI Highlights
Brett J. Baker, Recipient of the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Ocean Sciences Award.
Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable / Paul G. Falkowski / Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 
Kenneth H. Dunton, Recipient of the Ramón Margalef Award for Excellence in Education, 2016 ASLO Award.
Discovering the North-West Passage : the four-year Arctic odyssey of H.M.S. Investigator and the McClure Expedition / Glenn M. Stein / Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,  MSI Highlights
Brad Erisman, Recipient of the Blue Gulf Competition Award, Viewers Choice Award 2016, for his video, "Illusions of Plenty: Spawning Aggregations."
Sex in the sea : our intimate connection with sex-changing fish, romantic lobsters, kinky squid, and other salty erotica of the deep / Marah J. Hardt ; illustrated by Missy Chimovitz / New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press,  MSI Highlights
Jace Tunnell, Recipient of the Blue Gulf Competition Award, 2016, for "All the Cups," video produced and directed by him.
Blue hope : exploring and caring for earth's magnificent ocean / Sylvia A. Earle, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence & founder of Mission Blue / Washington, D.C. National Geographic,  MSI Highlights
G. Christopher Shank, Recipient of the College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2015.
Blue mind : the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected, and better at what you do / Wallace J. Nichols ; foreword by Céline Cousteau / New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Anthony F. Amos, Recipient of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 2014 Recovery Champion Award. MSI Highlights
Anthony F. Amos, Recipient of the 2014 UTMSI Green Team Environmental Hero Award.
Andrew Esbaugh, Recipient of the 2014 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.
Fish physiology, edited by W.S. Hoar and D. J. Randall. Contributors: Frank P. Conte ... [et al.]. New York, Academic Press, 1969- . Vol. 33. Organic chemical toxicology of fishes / edited by Keith B. Tierney, Anthony P. Farrell and Colin J. Brauner.
Dong-Ha Min, Recipient of the College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2013.
Biogeochemistry of marine dissolved organic matter / edited by Dennis A. Hansell and Craig A. Carlson / 2nd ed. / Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, AP, Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, .
Kenneth H. Dunton, Recipient of the 2013 Alaska Regional Director's Excellence Award for Outstanding Partner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Arctic wings : birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge / edited by Stephen Brown ; foreword by Jimmy Carter ; introduction by David Allen Sibley ; Subhankar Banerjee ... [et al.] / 1st ed. / Seattle : Mountaineers Books ; Manomet, Mass. : Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, 2006.
Deana Erdner, Recipient of the College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2012.
Population genetics / Matthew B. Hamilton / Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
G. Christopher Shank, Recipient of the UT Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, 2011.
Treatise on estuarine and coastal science / ed. by D. Mclucky / Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, c2011.
Zhanfei Liu, Recipient of the 2011 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.
Chemical biomarkers in aquatic ecosystems / Thomas S. Bianchi and Elizabeth A. Canuel / Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011.
James W. McClelland, Recipient of the https://cns.utexas.edu/about/excellence-awards/teaching-awards">College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2010.
River discharge to the coastal ocean : a global synthesis / John D. Milliman, Katherine L. Farnsworth / Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Lee A. Fuiman, Recipient of the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation, Conservation & Environmental Stewardship Award, 2009.
Early life history of marine fishes / Bruce S. Miller, Arthur W. Kendall, Jr. / Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2009.
G. Joan Holt and Scott Holt, Recipients of the Port Aransas Boatmen’s Hall of Fame, 2009.
Fish physiology, edited by W.S. Hoar and D. J. Randall. Contributors: Frank P. Conte ... [et al.]. New York, Academic Press, 1969- . Vol. 28. Fish neuroendocrinology / edited by Nicholas J. Bernier ... [et al.].
Pablo Munguia, Recipient of the Big XII Faculty Fellowship Award, 2009.
Numerical ecology / Pierre Legendre and Louis Legendre / 2nd English ed. / Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1998.
G. Christopher Shank, Recipient of the College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2008.
Principles of fluorescence spectroscopy / Joseph R. Lakowicz / 3rd ed. / New York : Springer, c2006.
Henrietta Edmonds, Recipient of the Harrington Faculty Fellowship Award, 2005-2006.
High latitudes : a history of Swedish Polar travels and research / Gösta H. Liljequist / Stockholm : Swedish Polar Research Secretariat in collaboration with Streiffert, c1993.
Tracy Villareal, Recipient of the Darbaker Award by the Botanical Society of America, 2005.
The prokaryotes : a handbook on the biology of bacteria / Martin Dworkin, editor in chief ; Stanley Falkow … [et al.], editors / 3rd ed. / New York : Springer, c2006.