Fish Chemoreception

Fish Chemoreception

by T.J. Hara
     
 

The senses of smell and taste in fish play a vital role in many aspects of fish behaviour including feeding, migration and breeding. The editor of this book, himself an internationally recognized authority on the subject, has drawn together an eminent group of contributors who provide a thorough synthesis of all aspects of the subject.

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The senses of smell and taste in fish play a vital role in many aspects of fish behaviour including feeding, migration and breeding. The editor of this book, himself an internationally recognized authority on the subject, has drawn together an eminent group of contributors who provide a thorough synthesis of all aspects of the subject.

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Some important new information on receptors is presented...This book is a good mix of detailed information on physiology and anatomy linked with information on behaviour, ecology and aquaculture. A wide range of readers from comparative anatomists to fishery managers will find it a useful addition to their libraries - Journal of Fish Biology
Booknews
Examines the senses of smell and taste in fish, for researchers in basic sciences, fishery managers, pollution-control personnel, and manufacturers of fish food and bait. Some of the topics are the biological structure and mechanisms, the olfactory control of homing migration in salmonids, applications to fish feed formulations for aquaculture, and the relation between chemoreception and water pollution. Distributed in the US by VNR. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789401050302
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Series:
Fish & Fisheries Series, #6
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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