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Feeding and Digestive Functions of Fishes

Edited By: JEP Cyrino, D Bureau and BG Kapoor

575 pages, Figs, col plates, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Nov 2008 | #164858 | ISBN-13: 9781578083756
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NHBS Price: £96.00 $117/€108 approx

About this book

Topics covered in this book are as diverse as feeding, ecology of fish in their natural habitat, feeding behaviour, digestive anatomy, biochemistry and physiology of different fish species at different life stages, the impact of diet on gastro-intestinal development and health, nutrition and disease resistance, and modeling conversion of food or feed inputs into biomass.


Feeding Ecology of Fishes in the Brazilian Amazon - A Naturalistic Approach: Jansen Zuanon and Efrem Ferreira; Environmental Changes, Habitat Modifications and Feeding Ecology of Freshwater Fish: Norma Segatti Hahn and Rosemara Fugi; Feeding Activity in Teleost Fish: Influence of Biotic and Abiotic Factors: Ann L. Gannam; Classical and Modern Concepts in Fish Digestion: Victoria V. Kuz'mina; Temperature Adaptation of Digestive Enzymes in Fish: Alexander Gelman, Victoria Kuz'mina, V. Drabkin and L. Glatman; Diets, Physiology, Biochemistry and Digestive Tract Development of Freshwater Fish Larvae: Maria Celia Portella and Konrad Dabrowski; Ontogeny and Physiology of the Digestive System of Marine Fish Larvae: Jose Luiz Zambonino Infante, E. Gisbert, C. Sarasquete, I. Navarro, J. Gutierrez and Chantal L. Cahu; Tracer Studies in Fish Larvae: Luis E.C. Conceicao, Sofia Morais, Maria Teresa Dinis and Ivar Ronnestad; An Overview of the Feeding Ecology and Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes: Enric Cortes, Yannis P. Papastamatiou, John K. Carlson, Lara Ferry-Graham and Bradley M. Wetherbee; Alternative Protein Sources and Digestive Function Alterations in Teleost Fishes: Anne Marie Bakke-McKellep and Stale Refstie; Nutrition and Disease Resistance in Fish: Chhorn Lim, Mediha Y. Aksoy and Phillip H. Klesius; Efficiency of Conversion of Feed Inputs into Animal Biomass: The Usefulness of Bioenergetics Models and Need for a Transition to Nutrient-flow Models: Dominique P. Bureau, Katheline Hua and Paula A. Azevedo.

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