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Ecology of Teleost Fishes : Fish & Fisheries - Robert J. Wootton

Ecology of Teleost Fishes

Fish & Fisheries

Hardcover Published: 31st December 1998
ISBN: 9780412845901
Number Of Pages: 386

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Teleost fishes account for nearly half of all known vertebrate species. They have representatives in virtually all aquatic systems and an enormous variety in the ways they live. Moreover, teleost fishes support subsistence and commercial fisheries and aquaculture systems throughout the world.
The second edition of this highly respected book retains the aims and structure of the first edition, emphasizing the responses of individual fish to their environment and the consequences of these responses for the population and community to which the individuals belong.
Fully updated and rewritten, this new edition of Ecology of Teleost Fishes offers a thorough and integrated approach to the area and is essential reading for all students of fish biology and ecology, fisheries science and aquaculture. Fish biologists, fisheries scientists, ecologists and researchers in fish population studies, genetics and aquaculture will also find this book to be an invaluable reference source.

Series foreword
Preface to second edition
Preface to the first edition
Introductionp. 1
Environmental and organismic constraintsp. 13
Feedingp. 27
Bioenergeticsp. 65
Use of time and spacep. 87
Growthp. 107
Reproductionp. 141
Biotic interactions: I. Predation and parasitismp. 175
Biotic interactions: II. Competition and mutualismp. 195
Dynamics of population abundance and productionp. 217
Life-history strategiesp. 259
Fish assemblagesp. 285
Referencesp. 321
Author indexp. 365
Systematic indexp. 373
Subject indexp. 379
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ISBN: 9780412845901
ISBN-10: 0412845903
Series: Fish & Fisheries
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 386
Published: 31st December 1998
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.92
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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