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Fish locomotion : an eco-ethological perspective / editors, Paolo Domenici, B.G. Kapoor.

Enfield, N.H. : Science Publishers, ©2010.

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  • Title:
    Fish locomotion : an eco-ethological perspective / editors, Paolo Domenici, B.G. Kapoor.
  • Contributor: P Domenici (Paolo).;
    B. G Kapoor
  • Subjects: Fishes -- Locomotion; NATURE -- Animals -- Fish; SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Ichthyology & Herpetology; Fishes -- Locomotion; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 597.157
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Enfield, N.H. : Science Publishers, ©2010.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: 1. Waves and eddies : effects on fish behavior and habitat distribution / Paul W. Webb, Aline Cotel and Lorelle A. Meadows -- 2. Biomechanics of rheotactic behaviour in fishes / R.W. Blake and K.H.S. Chan -- 3. Fish guidance and passage at barriers / Theodore Castro-Santos and Alex Haro -- 4. Swimming strategies for energy economy / Frank E. Fish -- 5. Escape responses in fish : kinematics, performance and behavior / Paolo Domenici -- 6. Roles of locomotion in feeding / Aaron N. Rice and Melina E. Hale -- 7. Ecology and evolution of swimming performance in fishes : predicting evolution with biomechanics / R. Brian Langerhans and David N. Reznick -- 8. Sexual selection, male quality and swimming performance / Astrid Kodric-Brown -- 9. Environmental influences on unsteady swimming behaviour : consequences for predator-prey and mating encounters in teleosts / R.S. Wilson [and others] -- 10. The effects of environmental factors on the physiology of aerobic exercise / D.J. McKenzie and G. Claireaux -- 11. Swimming speeds in larval fishes : from escaping predators to the potential for long distance migration / Rebecca Fisher and Jeffrey M. Leis -- 12. The role of swimming in reef fish ecology / Christopher J. Fulton -- 13. Swimming behaviour and energetics of free-ranging sharks : new directions in movement analysis / David W. Sims -- 14. The eco-physiology of swimming and movement patterns of tunas, billfishes, and large pelagic sharks / Diego Bernal [and others] -- 15. Swimming capacity of marine fishes and its role in capture by fishing gears / Pingguo He.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781439843123 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1439843120 (electronic bk.); BNB GBB7A9675; System number: 018392276
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 534 pages, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.148633
  • UIN: BLL01018392276

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