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Biology and Ecology of the Brown and Sea Trout

By: Jean Luc Bagliniere and Gerard Maisse

286 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1999 | #85677 | ISBN: 1852331178
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Synthesizes the biology and ecology of the species, and provides the reader with the results of recent research. Dealing with the trout's origins, the distribution area and the economic and scientific interest in the trout, the book goes on to examine different forms of the fish, its genetic diversity, and the management of wild trout populations in relation to its ecological potential and man's activities on the river habitat.


Introduction.- Biology of the Brown Trout.- Habitat of the Brown Trout in Water Courses.- Feeding Strategies of Brown Trout in Running Waters.- Social Organisation and Territoriality in Juvenile Brown Trout During Development.- Principal Characteristics of the Biology of Trout in Lac Leman and Some of its Inflow Streams.- Sea Trout in Normandy and Picardy.- Genetic Diversity and Management of Natural Populations of Brown Trout.- The Management of Natural Populations of Brown Trout.- Conclusion: The biological basis of management for brown trout: putting the idea into practice.

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