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Quantitative Ecology and the Brown Trout

By: JM Elliott
246 pages, 70 line illus
Quantitative Ecology and the Brown Trout
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  • Quantitative Ecology and the Brown Trout ISBN: 9780198540908 Paperback Feb 1994 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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  • Quantitative Ecology and the Brown Trout ISBN: 9780198546788 Hardback Dec 1994 Out of Print #28734
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About this book

Provides a synthesis of quantitative information on the ecology of brown trout, including sea trout, and comparisons with closely related species such as Atlantic/Pacific salmon and Rainbow trout. A key theme throughout the book is the development, testing and use of realistic mathematical models as important tools for conservation and management of fish as well as other animal species. Of interest to fish biologists, population ecologists and those involved in fisheries management.

Contents

1. Introduction: the brown trout and quantitative ecology; 2. The brown trout, a successful polytypic species; 3. Case-study: population dynamics of migratory brown trout in Black Brows Beck, 1966-1990; 4. Growth and energetics of brown trout; 5. Case-study: growth and production of migratory brown trout in Black Brows Beck, 1966-1990; 6. Ecological differences between brown trout populations; 7. Natural selection and genetic differences between brown trout; 8. Mechanisms responsible for population regulation in young brown trout; 9. General conclusions; References; Author index; Subject index

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By: JM Elliott
246 pages, 70 line illus
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