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Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

Series: Fish & Fisheries Series Volume: 7
Edited By: Tony J Pitcher
736 pages, 161 illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Behaviour of Teleost Fishes
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  • Behaviour of Teleost Fishes ISBN: 9780412429408 Edition: 2 Paperback Dec 1992 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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Reviews major topics, ranging from genetic and motivational inputs to behaviour, through the main sensory modalities, to behavioural ecology and case studies. Also contains information relating to the behaviour of fish to their commercial exploitation.


Part 1 Bases of behaviour: genetic basis of fish behaviour, R.G. Danzman et al; motivational basis of fish behaviour, P. Colgan; development of behaviour in fishes, F.A. Huntingford. Part 2 Sensory modalities: role of vision in fish behaviour, D.M. Guthrie anmd W.R.A. Muntz; underwater sound and fish behaviour, A.D. Hawkins; role of olfaction in fish behaviour, T.J. Hara; role of the lateral line in fish behaviour, H. Bleckmann. Part 3 Behavioural ecology: teleost foraging - facts and theories, P.J.B. Hart; predation risk and feeding behaviour, M. Milinski; teleost mating behaviour, G.F. Turner; Williams' principle - an explanation of parental care in teleost fishes, R.C Sargent and M.R. Gross; functions of shoaling behaviour in teleosts, T.J. Pitcher; individual differences and alternative behaviours, A.E. Magurran; fish behaviour by day, night and twilight, G.S. Helfman; intertidal teleosts - life in a fluctuating environment, R.N. Gibson; behavioural ecology of sticklebacks, G.J. Fitzgerald and R.J. Wooton; behavioural ecology of cave-dwelling fishes, J. Parzefall. Part 4 Applied fish behaviour: fish behaviour and fishing gear, C.S. Wardle; fish behaviour and the management of freshwater fisheries, K. O'Hara.

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Series: Fish & Fisheries Series Volume: 7
Edited By: Tony J Pitcher
736 pages, 161 illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Media reviews
This book will be a valuable reference for all those interested in animal behavior and workers in fish biology and fisheries. Since the first edition published in 1986, this updated, rewritten second edition provides much more new information. BIOSIS
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