Fish Physiology: Behaviour and Physiology of Fish

Hardcover | December 13, 2005

byKatherine A. SlomanEditorSigal Balshine, Rod W. Wilson

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Traditionally, behaviour and physiology have been considered two separate fields of biology with the majority of available literature focusing on one or the other. Recently the need for a multidisciplinary approach to these topics has been realised, highlighted by some of the sessions to be held at the 2003 annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology such as regulation of behaviour and mechanisms of behaviour . The proposed volume aims to bring together these disciplines in a comprehensive review of the available literature. Volume 24 will be novel in actively bridging these two areas of fish biology together and considering them as inextricably linked. The progression of chapters focuses on different aspects of the life history of a fish, from predator avoidance through to reproduction, each written by scientists currently bridging the gap between behaviour and physiology in their own specialised subdiscipline. * Multidisciplinary and integrative research in fish biology * Written by internationally recognized researchers * Encompasses the whole life span of fish * A wide variety of inter-related topics presented in a cohesive format

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Traditionally, behaviour and physiology have been considered two separate fields of biology with the majority of available literature focusing on one or the other. Recently the need for a multidisciplinary approach to these topics has been realised, highlighted by some of the sessions to be held at the 2003 annual meeting of the Societ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:504 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 13, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123504481

ISBN - 13:9780123504487

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Table of Contents

1. Cognitive Ability in Fish (Victoria A. Braithwaite)
2. Communication (Gil G. Rosenthal and Phillip S. Lobel)
3. The Physiology of Antipredator Behaviour: What You do With What You ve Got (Mark Abrahams)
4. Effects of Parasites on Fish Behaviour: Interactions with Host Physiology (Iain Barber and Hazel A. Wright)
5. Social Interactions (Jörgen I. Johnsson, Svante Winberg and Katherine A. Sloman)
6. Circadian Rhythms in Fish (Irina V. Zhdanova and Stéphen G. Reebs)
7. Behavioural Physiology of Fish Migrations: Salmon as a Model Approach (Scott G. Hinch, Steven J. Cooke, Michael C. Healey and A. P. (Tony) Farrell)
8. Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Alternative Reproductive Tactics in Fish (Rui F. Oliveira)
9. Reproductive Pheromones (Norm Stacey and Peter Sorensen)
10. Anthropogenic Impacts on Behaviour and Physiology (Katherine A. Sloman and Rod W. Wilson)

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"I highly recommend this book...Any fish biologist who wishes to understand the current state of the art should also read this book."
- Lynne U. Sneddon, University of Liverpool, UK, in THE JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY