Biology and Ecology of Fishes
Biological Sciences Press, a Division of Cooper Publishing Group, 2004 - Science - 498 pages
This book covers both the biological and management needs in the field of fish ecology. Written for college students and practicing fish ecologists and fishery managers. Emphasis is placed on how fishes deal with environmental conditions in their survival, growth, and population processes and a case study approach is used to present concepts in fish ecology and fish biology.
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