Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries Around the World : Adaptations, Habitats, and Conservation (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries Around the World : Adaptations, Habitats, and Conservation
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Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries Around the World : Adaptations, Habitats, and Conservation

Author: Colin D Levings
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive guide to understanding the crucial role estuaries play in the salmonid life cycle and what can be done to conserve - and recover - this important fish habitat.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin D Levings
ISBN: 9780774831734 0774831731
OCLC Number: 964059963
Description: XVI, 371 S. : Ill., Kt.
Contents: Preface1 Why a Focus on Salmonids in Estuaries?2 What Salmonids and Estuaries to Consider3 Salmonid's-Eye View of the Estuary: Physical, Chemical, and Geological Aspects4 What Habitats are Used by Salmonids in Estuaries?5 Global Distribution of Salmonid Species and Local Salmonid Diversity in Estuaries6 How Have Salmonid Abundance and Distribution Been Assessed in Estuaries?7 How Do Salmonids Behave in Estuary Habitat?8 Salmonid Growth in the Estuary9 Smolting and Osmoregulation10 Habitat-Based Food Webs Supporting Salmonids in the Natural Estuary11 Biotic Interactions in the Natural Estuary12 How Have Habitat and Water Properties Changed for Salmonids in Estuaries?13 Salmonid Survival in Estuaries14 Effects of Habitat and Community Change on Fitness Components for Survival in the Disrupted Estuary15 Harvesting and Production of Salmonids and Other Ecosystem Services Provided by the Estuary16 Health of Salmonids in Estuaries17 What Shapes an Estuary for Salmonids?18 Future Considerations for Conservation of Salmonids in Estuaries19 ConclusionGlossary; References; Index
Responsibility: Colin D. Levings.

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... there is much to be learned about both fish ecology and physical oceanography/limnology from this book, which will interest many readers, even those without any specific affinity for salmonids Read more...

 
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