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Behaviour of Teleost Fishes : Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering - Tony J. Pitcher

Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering

By: Tony J. Pitcher (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st December 1992
ISBN: 9780412429309
Number Of Pages: 716

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This is the second edition of an extremely important and well received book. The editor has brought together an international team of experts in the subject, producing a book which contains vital information on major aspects of this important subject. It should appear on the shelves of animal behaviourists, fish biologists and fisheries scientists.

...contains a wealth of useful references and indices by species, author and subject...a valuable text for undergraduate and graduate course students...good value for money - Journal of Fish Biology; The new edition will be a valuable source for ideas and access to the literature - Animal Behaviour

Preface
Bases of behaviour
Genetic basis of fish behaviour
Motivationalbasis of fish behaviour
Development of behaviour in fishes
Sensory Modalities
Role of vision in fish behaviour
Underwater sound and fish behaviour
Role of olefaction in fish behaviour
Role of the lateral line in fish behaviour
Behavioural ecology
Teleost foraging: facts and theories
Predation risk and feeding behaviour
Teleost mating behaviour
Williams' principle: an explanation of parental care in teleost fishes
Functions of shoaling behaviour
Individual differences and alternative behaviour
Fish behaviour by day, night and twighlight
Intertidal teleosts: life in a fluctuating environment
Behavioural ecology of sticklebacks
Behavioural ecology of cave-dwelling fishes
Applied fish behaviour
Fish behaviour and fishing gear
Fish behaviour and the management of freshwater fisheries
Indexes
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ISBN: 9780412429309
ISBN-10: 0412429306
Series: Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 716
Published: 31st December 1992
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.96
Weight (kg): 1.2
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised