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Behavioural Ecology of Fishes : Ettore Majorana International Life Sciences Series, - Felicity Anne Huntingford

Behavioural Ecology of Fishes

Ettore Majorana International Life Sciences Series,

Hardcover Published: 1st December 1993
ISBN: 9783718653461
Number Of Pages: 326

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This text covers the proceedings of a conference where information derived from behavioural studies, using teleost fish as models, was presented, discussed and reviewed.

Introduction to the Series
Behaviour, Ecology and Teleost Fishesp. 1
Fish Behavioural Ecology: Pros, Cons and Opportunitiesp. 7
Evolution of Adaptive Variation in Antipredator Behaviourp. 29
The Development of Adaptive Variation in Predator Avoidance in Freshwater Fishesp. 45
Learning Interactions between Prey and Predator Fishp. 63
Conflicting Demands in Gobies: When to Eat, Reproduce, and Avoid Predatorsp. 79
Choosing Prey Size: A Comparison of Static and Dynamic Foraging Models for Predicting Prey Choice by Fishp. 91
Factors Affecting the Behavioural Mechanisms of Diet Selection in Fishesp. 105
Morphological Constraints on Behaviour through Ontogeny. The Importance of Developmental Constraintsp. 119
Whether or Not to Defend? The Influence of Resource Distributionp. 137
The Puzzling Paucity of Feeding Territories among Freshwater Fishesp. 155
Knowledge of Proximate Causes Aid Our Understanding of Function and Evolutionary Historyp. 175
Behavioural Implications of Intraspecific Life History Variationp. 187
Behavioural Causes and Consequences of Life History Variation in Fishp. 205
Sex Role Reversal in a Pipefishp. 219
The Importance of Male-Male Competition and Sexually Selected Dimorphic Traits for Male Reproductive Success in Site-attached Fishes with Paternal Care: The Case of the Freshwater Goby Padogobius martensip. 231
Male Competition, Female Mate Choice and Sexual Size Dimorphism in Poeciliid Fishesp. 257
The Advantages of Being Red: Sexual Selection in the Sticklebackp. 287
Behavioural Organisation and the Evolution of Behavioural Strategiesp. 301
Species Listp. 317
Indexp. 321
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ISBN: 9783718653461
ISBN-10: 371865346X
Series: Ettore Majorana International Life Sciences Series,
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 1st December 1993
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 24.84 x 18.69  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1