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  • Aquatic Telemetry

    Aquatic Telemetry

    This volume provides a selection of the most significant papers presented at the Fourth Conference on Fish Telemetry in Europe, in Trondheim, Norway, in 2001. Papers are focused on migratory patterns and habitat utilisation, social behaviour, physiological ecology, fisheries management, effects of human impact on fish populations, aquaculture and methodology, and new technology. This book is aimed at scientists and engineers actively involved in

  • Chinese Fishes

    Chinese Fishes

    This book documents the current state of research by Chinese scientists on fish biology and fisheries and brings together manuscripts by authors from research institutions, universities and government agencies. There are papers on aquaculture, life history, genetics, marine and freshwater biology, conservation, physiology, new species descriptions, and truly amazing hypogean fishes. The information on these remarkable cave species shows how much ...

  • Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Collembola

    Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Collembola

    This book is the first in a series designed to facilitate identification of South American insects likely to be encountered in, on, or near water, on wetlands, and in unusual aquatic habitats, such as bromelias, pitcher plants, and mosses. In the case of some taxa encompassing both aquatic and terrestrial species, it is expanded to permit identification of all species, regardless of habitat. The Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects beg

  • Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Odonata - Anisoptera

    Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Odonata - Anisoptera

    Anisoptera is the first of two volumes on the Odonata in the series Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects. The second will treat the Zygoptera.The Anisoptera volume encompasses the large dragonfly species. A brief review of the biology of the group includes illustrations of the main morphological features as well as explainations of alternative systems for naming the wing veins and other structures. This will prepare the user of the vol

  • Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Odonata - Zygoptera

    Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Odonata - Zygoptera

    Zygoptera completes the two volume work on the order Odonata in the Encyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects.The Zygoptera volume encompasses the relatively small dragonflies, often called damselflies. A brief review of the biology of the group includes illustrations of the main morphological features as well as explanations of alternative systems for naming the wing veins and other characteristics commonly used to distinguish the species.

  • Genome Mapping and Genomics in Fishes and Aquatic Animals

    Genome Mapping and Genomics in Fishes and Aquatic Animals

    Mapping of animal genomes has generated huge databases and several new concepts and strategies, which are useful to elucidate origin, evolution and phylogeny. Genetic and physical maps of genomes further provide precise details on chromosomal location, function, expression and regulation of academically and economically important genes. The series Genome Mapping and Genomics in Animals provides comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on genomic ...

  • Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture

    Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquaculture

    This book describes the basic elements in the theory of animal breeding and inheritance of quantitative economic traits and the way in which this technology can be implemented in selective breeding programs for aquaculture species. The role and the implementation of molecular genetics in modern selective breeding programs is also addressed. The book’s main objective is to stimulate development of efficient selective breeding programs in ...

  • The Fish Oocyte

    The Fish Oocyte

    This book addresses the growing needs in deciphering the biological processes associated with fish reproduction, in view of the growth of aquaculture and the dwindling natural stocks of commercially important fish. It presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. With this view in mind, the book includes chapters on oocyte development (oogenesis), hormonal regulation and hormone receptors, ...

  • The Fish Oocyte

    The Fish Oocyte

    This book addresses the growing needs in deciphering the biological processes associated with fish reproduction, in view of the growth of aquaculture and the dwindling natural stocks of commercially important fish. It presents a comprehensive overview on egg production in fish, from the standpoint of the oocyte. With this view in mind, the book includes chapters on oocyte development (oogenesis), hormonal regulation and hormone receptors, ...

  • Applied Fish Pharmacology

    Applied Fish Pharmacology

    As aquaculture continues to expand there is a need for greater knowledge of medicinal treatments both for the prevention and treatment of disease and for the economic husbandry of fish. This book, the first of its kind, is written for a worldwide readership. It is a reference manual for anyone involved in the selection of medicines for administration to fish. It will also be useful to administrators concerned with the legal control of ...

  • Diversity and Function in Mangrove Ecosystems

    Diversity and Function in Mangrove Ecosystems

    Mangroves are salt-adapted plants that are found along many of the world's tropical and sub-tropical coastlines. Regrettably, these plants are being lost due to over-exploitation, pollution, conversion to agriculture and aquaculture and other causes. This is having important consequences for local human populations that traditionally rely on this resource, and is upsetting the fine balance needed to maintain this highly productive ...

  • Ecology of Teleost Fishes

    Ecology of Teleost Fishes

    Teleost fishes account for nearly half of all known vertebrate species. They have representatives in virtually all aquatic systems and an enormous variety in the ways they live. Moreover, teleost fishes support subsistence and commercial fisheries and aquaculture systems throughout the world. The second edition of this highly respected book retains the aims and structure of the first edition, emphasizing the responses of individual fish ...

  • Ecology of Teleost Fishes

    Ecology of Teleost Fishes

    Teleost fishes account for nearly half of all known vertebrate species. They have representatives in virtually all aquatic systems and an enormous variety in the ways they live. Moreover, teleost fishes support subsistence and commercial fisheries and aquaculture systems throughout the world. The second edition of this highly respected book retains the aims and structure of the first edition, emphasizing the responses of individual fish ...

  • Environmental Biology of Fishes

    Environmental Biology of Fishes

    Provides a thorough introduction to the biology of fishes, covering basic diversity, biology and physiology. Detailed coverage of environmental aspects relating to fish biology is a key feature of this book which will be of great use to students and individuals in fish biology, fisheries, aquaculture and environmental sciences.

  • Fifteenth International Seaweed Symposium

    Fifteenth International Seaweed Symposium

    This volume provides a selection of the most significant papers presented at the 15th International Seaweed Symposium in Valdivia, Chile, in January 1995. Plenary lectures featured seaweed research and utilization in Chile by Bernabé Santelices, ethnobotany of seaweeds by Isabella Abbott, host-virus interactions in marine brown algae by Dieter Müller, DNA analysis methods for recognizing species invasion by Annette Coleman, and recent ...

  • Fish Bioenergetics

    Fish Bioenergetics

    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.

  • Fish Nutrition in Aquaculture

    Fish Nutrition in Aquaculture

    Aquaculture is a growing industry. A vital component of the subject is feeding the organisms under cultivation. This book provides a thorough review of the scientific basis and applied aspects of fish nutrition in a user-friendly format. It will be of great use to individuals working or training in the industry, and to fish feed manufacturing personnel.

  • Invasive Aquatic Species of Europe Distribution, Impacts and Management

    Invasive Aquatic Species of Europe Distribution, Impacts and Management

    The global scale of alien species invasions is becoming increasingly evident at the beginning of the new millennium. This book is the first attempt to provide an overall picture of aquatic species invasions in Europe. Its geographical scope stretches from Irish waters in the west to the Volga River and the Caspian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the south up to the Arctic coast of Europe. Not all parts of the continent could ...

  • Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture Systems

    Physiology of Fish in Intensive Culture Systems

    Fish culture in hatcheries and other aquacultural facilities is becoming much more intensive all over the world. The success of all kinds of fish rearing depends on the quality of management and this depends, in turn, on understanding the biology of fishes and the aquatic environment in which they live. This book directly addresses the relationship between the aquatic environment and the fishes. An understanding of this by the reader ...

  • The Ecology of the Fish Pond Ecosystem

    The Ecology of the Fish Pond Ecosystem

    An understanding of the ecology of a fish pond is essential for the achievement of steady and high fish production in ponds. For the ecologist, the fish pond is a small laboratory: easy to investigate and responding rapidly to manipulation. For the aquaculturist, the ecology shows the ways and means of interventions ensuring an increase of production. The book deals with the different aspects of natural production within a pond, ...