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The Behavior of Fish and Other Aquatic Animals.

Author: David Mostofsky
Publisher: Oxford : Elsevier Science, 1978.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mostofsky, David.
Behavior of Fish and Other Aquatic Animals.
Oxford : Elsevier Science, ©1978
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Mostofsky
ISBN: 9780323151733 0323151736
OCLC Number: 843188139
Description: 1 online resource (408 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; The Behavior of Fish and Other Aquatic Animals; Copyright page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1. The Symbiotic Behavior of Fishes; I. Introduction-Modern Views of Symbioses; II. Field Methods of the Marine Ethologist; III. Symbioses Involving Many Species; IV. Symbioses Involving a Small Number of Species; V. Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 2. Behavioral Toxicology and Teleost Fish; I. Introduction; II. Conditioning and Learning; III. Behavioral Toxicity; IV. Summary; References; Chapter 3. Vision in Fishes: Color and Pattern; I. Introduction. II. Spatial VisionIII. Chromatic Vision; References; Chapter 4. The Function of the Teleost Telencephalon in Behavior: A Reinforcement Mediator; I. Introduction; II. Analysis of the Role of the Telencephalon; III. Telencephalon Ablation, Behavior, and Reinforcement; IV. Comparative Psychological Research: A Comment; References; Chapter 5. Sound Detection and Sensory Coding by the Auditory Systems of Fishes; I. Introduction; II. Sound Detection; III. The Analysis of Auditory Information; IV. Auditory Localization; V. Auditory Electrophysiology; VI. Conclusion; References. Chapter 6. The Behavior of Turtles in the Sea, in Freshwater, and on LandI. Introduction; II. Systematics; III. Sensory Systems; IV. Major Behavior Patterns; V. Conclusion; References; Chapter 7. Visually Guided Behavior of Turtles; I. Introduction; II. The Testudinata; III. Depth Perception; IV. Visual Alarm Reactions; V. Optokinetic Responses; VI. Water-Finding Behavior; VII. Migration and Homing; VIII. Summary and Conclusions; References; Chapter 8. The Gas Bubble Disease of Fish; I. Introduction; II. Adaptation to Supersaturation; III. Supersaturation: An Environmental Problem. IV. Experimental Induction of Gas Bubble Disease in Adult Atlantic MenhadenV. Testing Procedure for Gas Supersaturation; VI. Symptomatology of Gas Bubble Disease in Menhaden; VII. The Interaction of Changing Temperatures and Supersaturation of Gases in Adult Menhaden; VIII. Conclusions; References; Chapter 9. Underwater Acoustic Biotelemetry: Procedures for Obtaining Information on the Behavior and Physiology of Free-Swimming Aquatic Animals in Their Natural Environments; I. Introduction; II. Sound as a Medium for Underwater Telemetry. III. Biological Applications of Underwater Acoustic TelemetryIV. Construction of Telemetry Equipment and Equipping Animals with Transmitters; V. Conclusions and Speculations; Appendix; References; Index.

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