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Patterns in Freshwater Fish Ecology

By: William J Matthews

756 pages, Figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #44757 | ISBN: 041202831X
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NHBS Price: £230.00 $289/€266 approx

About this book

A comprehensive textbook on the ecology of fishes in streams, lakes, reservoirs, and special habitats around the world. The book focuses on basic ecology and contains much data from fisheries ecology.



- Structure of fish assemblages
- Discrete vs. overlapping assemblages and assemblage stability
- Stream ecology and limnology as related to fish assemblages
- Influence of global to regional zoogeography on local fish assemblages
- Physical factors within drainages as related to fish assemblages
- Disturbance, harsh environments, and physicochemical tolerance
- Morphology, habitat use, and life history
- Interactive factors: competition, mixed species benefits and coevolution
- Interactive factors: predation effects in fish assemblages
- Effects of fish in ecosystems

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