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Fish Bioenergetics

Series: Fish & Fisheries Series Volume: 13

By: M Jobling

328 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #33012 | ISBN: 041258090X
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NHBS Price: £278.50 $350/€332 approx

About this book

Summary of contents: Nutritional requirements and dietary formulation. Physiological energetics: feeding, metabolism and growth. Environmental tolerances and preferences.

'...full of nuggets of information useful to professional aquaculturists, as well as giving readable background material to students...Chapman and Hall are to be congratulated on continuing to deliver this series at prices accessible to individuals as well as to institutional libraries.' Journal of Fish Biology ' Fish Bioenergetics will be of interest to fish biologists and fisheries scientists and will be of particular value to those working in aquaculture and fish nutrition, resource management, environmental science and aquatic biosciences, including professionals and upper level students.' Aquaculture Europe


Contents

PART ONE: NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND DIETARY FORMULATION. CHAPTER 1: NUTRIENT CLASSES AND ENERGY METABOLISM. CHAPTER 2: NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS. CHAPTER 3: DIETARY INGREDIENTS AND FEED FORMULATION. CHAPTER 4: NUTRIENT INTERACTIONS AND FISH HEALTH. CHAPTER 5: FISH NUTRITION - CONCLUDING SUMMARY. PART TWO: PHYSIOLOGICAL ENERGETICS: FEEDING, METABOLISM AND GROWTH. CHAPTER 6: INTRODUCTION TO ENERGETICS. CHAPTER 7: INGESTION, ABSORPTION AND EXCRETION. CHAPTER 8: RESPIRATION AND METABOLISM. CHAPTER 9: PRODUCTION AND GROWTH. CHAPTER 10: ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND GROWTH. CHAPTER 11: BIOTIC FACTORS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE. CHAPTER 12: BIOENERGETICS - CONCLUDING SUMMARY. PART THREE: ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCES AND PREFERENCES. CHAPTER 13: ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCES. CHAPTER 14: TEMPERATURE. CHAPTER 15: DISSOLVED GASES. CHAPTER 16: POLLUTANTS AND TOXIC CHEMICALS. CHAPTER 17: ENVIRONMENTAL STRESSORS. CHAPTER 18: ADAPTATIONS TO THE ENVIRONMENT - CONCLUDING SUMMARY.

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