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Migration of Freshwater Fishes

By: M Lucas and E Baras

420 pages, Bw photos, figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Sep 2001 | #119903 | ISBN: 0632057548
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NHBS Price: £165.00 $210/€194 approx

About this book

Comprehensive reference to which the river manager, biologist or student can now refer to obtain information, advice and current opinion on the migratory behaviour of most taxonomic groups of fishes occurring in fresh water.

.. a source of detailed information on freshwater fish migrations, particularly given its taxonomic and geographical breadth, this volume will prove to be exceedingly valuable. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists "This is an excellent, well researched and presented text that provides solid information on a subject of increasing importance to our knowledge of fish populations in freshwater systems." Fish "Many know about salmon, but few know as much about freshwater fish movements as is contained in this volume. Therein lies its value." Fish and Fisheries "This text is almost certainly the most comprehensive and up-to-date one there is on the subject of freshwater fish migration and it is bound to become the standard reference work for many years." Fisheries Research


Contents

Migration And Spatial Behaviour: Introduction The Stimulus And Capacity For Migration: Stimuli For Migration, The Capacity For Migration, Piloting, Orientation And Navigation Types Of Migration: Migrations At The Seasonal And Ontogenetic Scale, Diel Horizontal And Vertical Migrations Patterns Of Migratory Behaviour In Freshwater Fishes: Arctic And Subarctic Regions, Temperate Regions, Tropical Regions Taxonomic Analysis Of Migration In Freshwater Fishes, Lampreys Through To Freshwater-Dwelling Flatfishes (In 45 Sections) Methods For Studying The Spatial Behaviour Of Fishes In Fresh-And Brackish Water: Capture Dependent Methods, Capture Independent Methods, Choice Of Methods In Fish Migration Studies Applied Aspects Of Freshwater Fish Migration: The Impact Of Man's Activities On Freshwater Fish Migration Mitigation Of Hazards And Obstacles To Fish Migration, Installation, Monitoring And Efficiency Of Fish Passes Conclusions Indexes

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Biography

Martyn Lucas is at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Durham, UK, Etienne Baras is a research associate of the Belgian FNRS at the Department of Ethology and Animal Psychology (Tihange Aquaculture Research Station) at the University of Liege, Belgium.

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