This book looks in detail at the relationship of fish to the food they eat, their growth and responses to the environment. The book will be of interest to a wide range of fish biologists (including upper level students), particularly those involved with aquaculture, fish feed and the environment.
`...full of nuggets of information useful to professional aquaculturists, as well as giving readable background material to students...Chapman and Hall are to be congratulated on continuing to deliver this series at prices accessible to individuals as well as to institutional libraries.'
Journal of Fish Biology
` Fish Bioenergetics will be of interest to fish biologists and fisheries scientists and will be of particular value to those working in aquaculture and fish nutrition, resource management, environmental science and aquatic biosciences, including professionals and upper level students.'
Part 1: Nutritional requirements and dietary formulation. Nutrient classes and energy metabolism. Nutritional requirements. Dietary ingredients and feed formulation. Nutrient interactions and fish health. Fish nutrition - concluding summary. Part 2: Physiological energetics: feeding, metabolism and growth. Introduction to energetics. Ingestion, absorption and excretion. Respiration and metabolism. Production and growth. Environmental factors and growth. Biotic factors and growth performance. Bioenergetics - concluding summary. Part 3: Environmental tolerances and preferences. Environmental tolerances. Temperature. Dissolved gases. Pollutants and toxic chemicals. Environmental stressors. Adaptations to the environment - concluding summary.
Series: Fish & Fisheries
For Ages: 18 years old
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 31st March 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.79 x 16.15
Weight (kg): 0.65