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A Textbook of Fish and Fisheries


By: Rajendra Kumar

270 pages, Figs

Arise Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2008 | #173058 | ISBN-13: 9788189937270
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NHBS Price: £38.99 $48/€44 approx

About this book

A Textbook of Fish and Fisheries emphasis on fundamental concepts and lucidity explanations about physiology of fish and fisheries methods. The additional features of the book is that author also include practical work on fishes for under graduate students. This book is divided into three parts for easy study for students. First part of the book is consist fishes generals in which introduce as well as fishes physiology. The second part of the book consist methods of fishes culture for those student who want to study of the fisheries and third part include a practical fishes for graduate students.


I. Fish generals
1. Introduction of fishes
2. Placoderms
3. Class: Elasmobranchs (Chondrichthyes)
4. Holocephali
5. Class Dipnoi (lung fishes)
6. Class--teleostomi : (Bony fishes)
7. The skin, scales and coloration in fishes
8. Endoskeleton in fishes
9. Digestion in fishes
10. Respiration in fishes and accessory respiratory organ
11. Air bladder and Weberian Ossicles
12. Circulatory system in fishes
13. Excretory system of fishes
14. Nervous co-ordination in fishes
15. Reproductive system in fishes
16. Embryonic development in fishes
17. Endocrinology of fishes
18. Specialised organ of fishes
19. Migration in fishes

II. Fisheries
20. Method of fisheries
21. Culture of fresh water fishes
22. Culture of marine water fishes
23. Culture of air breathing and carnivorous fishes
24. Role of various factors in fish culture

III. Practical fisheries
25. Dissection of fishes

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