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Behavioral Ecology of Teleost Fishes

Edited By: Jean-Guy J Godin

384 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jul 1999 | #97743 | ISBN: 0198505035
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NHBS Price: £72.50 $92/€87 approx
Hardback | Dec 1997 | #64372 | ISBN: 0198547846
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About this book

Reviews the latest advances in behavioural adaptations for survival and reproduction in fishes, and proposes new directions and approaches for future research.


"A recently issued paperback edition, this multiauthored book offers reviews of theoretical concepts and empirical knowledge about behavioral adaptations for survival and reproduction. Written for students and researchers, the 12 chapters cover habitat selection, foraging, avoidance, reproduction, and ecological implications."--Fisheries


Contents

1. Behavioural ecology of fishes: adaptations for survival and reproduction; PART 1 USE OF SPACE; 2. Fish migration: an evolutionary perspective; 3. Habitat selection: patterns of spatial distribution from behavioural decisions; 4. Territoriality; PART 2 FORAGING; 5. Foraging tactics; 6. Diet selection; PART 3 ANTIPREDATION; 7. Avoiding and deterring predators; 8. Evading predators; PART 4 REPRODUCTION; 9. Mating systems and sex allocation; 10. Sexual selection; 11. Parental care; PART 5 ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOUR; 12. Flexibility in fish behaviour: consequences at the population and community levels

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