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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Atlantic salmon ecology.
Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Øystein Aas; et al
|Description:||1 online resource (xxviii, 467 p.) : ill. (some col.)|
|Contents:||Atlantic Salmon Ecology; Contents; Foreword; Preface and acknowledgments; Reviewers; Contributors; Glossary; 1: Aquatic Nomads: The Life and Migrations of the Atlantic Salmon; 2: Reproductive Ecology: A Tale of Two Sexes; 3: Freshwater Habitat Requirements of Atlantic Salmon; 4: The When, What and Where of Freshwater Feeding; 5: Dietary Life-Support: The Food and Feeding of Atlantic Salmon at Sea; 6: The Behavioural Flexibility of Salmon Growth; 7: The Role of Competition in the Ecology of Juvenile Atlantic Salmon; 8: Predation: Compensation and Context Dependence|
|Responsibility:||edited by Øystein Aas ... [et al.].|
The Atlantic salmon is one of the most prized and exploited species worldwide, being at the centre of a massive sports fishing industry and increasingly as the major farmed species in many countries worldwide. Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a landmark publication, both scientifically important and visually attractive. Comprehensively covering all major aspects of the relationship of the Atlantic salmon with its environment, chapters include details of migration and dispersal, reproduction, habitat requirements, feeding, growth rates, competition, predation, parasitsm, population dynamics, effects.
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