Behaviour of Teleost Fishes / Edition 2by T.J. Pitcher
Pub. Date: 12/31/1992
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
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.
Table of ContentsPreface. Part One: Bases of behaviour. Genetic basis of fish behaviour - R G Danzman, M M Ferguson qand D L G Noakes; Motivationalbasis of fish behaviour - P Colgan; Development of behaviour in fishes - F A Huntingford; Part Two: Sensory Modalities. Role of vision in fish behaviour - D M Guthrie and W R A Muntz; Underwater sound and fish behaviour - A D Hawkins; Role of olefaction in fish behaviour - J Hara; Role of the lateral line in fish behaviour - H Bleckman; Part Three: Behavioural ecology. Teleost foraging: facts and theories - P J B Hart; Predation risk and feeding behaviour - M Milinski; Teleost mating behaviour - G F Turner; Williams' principle: an explanation of parental care in teleost fishes - R C Sargent and M R Gross; Functions of shoaling behaviour - T J Pitcher; Individual differences and alternative behaviour - A E Magurran; Fish behaviour by day, night and twighlight - G S Helfman; Intertidal teleosts: life in a fluctuating environment - N R Gibson; Behavioural ecology of sticklebacks - G J FitzGerald and R J Wootton; Behavioural ecology of cave-dwelling fishes - J Parzefall; Part Four: Applied fish behaviour. Fish behaviour and fishing gear - C S Wardle; Fish behaviour and the management of freshwater fisheries - K O'Hara. Indexes.
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