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An Introduction to Fish Migration

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Morais Pedro, Daverat Francoise

Couverture de l’ouvrage An Introduction to Fish Migration

Since the publication of The Migrations of Fish by Prof. Alexander Meek in 1916, a number of books have been published on this subject. However, most of these books only cover one type of migratory mechanisms. This book aims to overcome this drawback by presenting a comprehensive coverage of all life history strategies—potadromy, anadromy, catadromy, amphidromy and oceanodromy in one book.

The first section of this book reviews the history of fish migration studies, the main definitions and concepts related with fish migration and the main trends and challenges of fish migration research. The second section describes the main processes and patterns associated with all migratory life history strategies, as well as the main problems associated with their conservation. Finally, the third section provides examples of the main methodologies used to study fish migration.

This book was conceived with the objective to provide undergraduate and graduate students and researchers with a comprehensive book on which they could rely.


Part 1 - Past, present and future of fish migration research
The history of fish migration research - Pedro Morais
Trends and challenges of fish migration research - Pedro Morais and Françoise Daverat

Part 2 - Life history patterns of migratory fishes
Life histories of anadromous fishes - Marie-Laure Acolas and Patrick Lambert
Life histories of catadromous fishes - Michael J. Miller
Life histories of amphidromous fishes - Gerard P. Closs and Manna Warburton
Life histories of potamodromous - Russell F. Thurow
Life histories of oceanodromous fishes - Nuno Queiroz
Life history plasticity of migratory fish - Pedro Morais and Françoise Daverat

Part 3 - Technical apparatus, analytical techniques and data analyses used in fish migration research
Microchemical and schlerochronological analysis - Françoise Daverat and Jean Martin
Tracing origin, migration and other movements of fish using stable isotopes - Joel C. Hoffman
Drif nets; Michal Janáč and Martin Reichard
Conventional, pit, acoustic and radio tags: attachments, designs, data analyses, and applications in studies of diadromous fish migration - Marie-Laure Begout
Archival and pop-up satellite archival tags: designs, attachments, data analyses, and applications in studies of large-scale movements of fish - Kurt M. Schaefer and Daniel W. Fuller

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15.6x23.5 cm

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