Fish Cognition and Behavior, 2nd Edition

Fish Cognition and Behavior, 2nd Edition

by Culum Brown, Kevin Laland, Jens Krause
     
 

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In the second edition of this fascinating book an international team of experts have been brought together to explore all major areas of fish learning, including:
  • Foraging skills
  • Predator recognition
  • Social organisation and learning
  • Welfare and pain

Three new chapters covering fish personality, lateralisation, and

Overview

In the second edition of this fascinating book an international team of experts have been brought together to explore all major areas of fish learning, including:

  • Foraging skills
  • Predator recognition
  • Social organisation and learning
  • Welfare and pain

Three new chapters covering fish personality, lateralisation, and fish cognition and fish welfare, have been added to this fully revised and expanded second edition.

Fish Cognition and Behavior, Second Edition contains essential information for all fish biologists and animal behaviorists and contains much new information of commercial importance for fisheries managers and aquaculture personnel. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where biological sciences, fisheries and aquaculture are studied and taught will find it an important addition to their shelves.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Fish Cognition and Behavior is an essential read for anyone interested in fish welfare, psychology, sensory biology, neurobiology, conservation, and the application of pure research." (Quarterly Review of Biology, December 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444342512
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Series:
Fish and Aquatic Resources , #21
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
472
File size:
3 MB

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
“With the inclusion of new aspects and the update of the content of the first edition this book is a must for all researchers in the field of fish behaviour and interaction.” (Bulletin of Fish Biology, 1 October 2011)

“Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals.” (Choice, 1 March 2012)

Meet the Author

Culum Brown is at the Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Kevin Laland is at the Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, UK.

Jens Krause is at the Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, and also at Humboldt University, both in Berlin, Germany.

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