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Fish and Fisheries Series #7: Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

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Publisher Comments:

This is the second edition of an extremely important and well received book. The editor has brought together an international team of experts in the subject, producing a book which contains vital information on major aspects of this important subject. It should appear on the shelves of animal behaviourists, fish biologists and fisheries scientists.

Book News Annotation:

Revised, rewritten, and updated edition of a well-received volume first published in 1986. It reviews major topics in the subject, ranging from genetic and motivational inputs to behavior, through the main sensory modalities, to behavioral ecology and case studies. It also includes important information relating the behavior of fish to their commercial exploitation.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Preface. Part One: Bases of behaviour. Genetic basis of fish behaviour - R G Danzman, M M Ferguson qand D L G Noakes; Motivationalbasis of fish behaviour - P Colgan; Development of behaviour in fishes - F A Huntingford; Part Two: Sensory Modalities. Role of vision in fish behaviour - D M Guthrie and W R A Muntz; Underwater sound and fish behaviour - A D Hawkins; Role of olefaction in fish behaviour - J Hara; Role of the lateral line in fish behaviour - H Bleckman; Part Three: Behavioural ecology. Teleost foraging: facts and theories - P J B Hart; Predation risk and feeding behaviour - M Milinski; Teleost mating behaviour - G F Turner; Williams' principle: an explanation of parental care in teleost fishes - R C Sargent and M R Gross; Functions of shoaling behaviour - T J Pitcher; Individual differences and alternative behaviour - A E Magurran; Fish behaviour by day, night and twighlight - G S Helfman; Intertidal teleosts: life in a fluctuating environment - N R Gibson; Behavioural ecology of sticklebacks - G J FitzGerald and R J Wootton; Behavioural ecology of cave-dwelling fishes - J Parzefall; Part Four: Applied fish behaviour. Fish behaviour and fishing gear - C S Wardle; Fish behaviour and the management of freshwater fisheries - K O'Hara. Indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780412429408
Editor:
Pitcher, T. J.
Publisher:
Springer
Editor:
Pitcher, T.
Author:
Pitcher, T. J.
Author:
Pitcher, Tony J.
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Fish
Subject:
Lakes & Ponds
Subject:
Fishes
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Osteichthyes
Subject:
Fishes -- Behavior.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Subject:
Osteichthyes -- Behavior.
Subject:
Animals - Fish
Subject:
Ecosystems & Habitats - Lakes, Ponds & Swamps
Subject:
Fresh water
Subject:
Marine ecology
Subject:
Animal ecology
Subject:
Oceanography-Fish
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Freshwater & Marine Ecology
Subject:
Life sciences
Subject:
Language, literature and biography
Subject:
Biomedical and Life Sciences
Subject:
Aquatic biology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2nd ed. 1993
Series:
Fish and fisheries series ;
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
740
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 2250 gr

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