Behavioural Ecology of Teleost Fishes J.-G.J. Godin (ed.)

Behavioural Ecology of Teleost Fishes J.-G.J. Godin (ed.) Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 8, 493±500 (1998) Book reviews Behavioural Ecology of Teleost Fishes J.-G.J. Godin (ed.) Oxford University Press, Oxford etc., 1997 ISBN 0-19-854784-6, £55.00 Hard cover, pp. xiv ‡ 384, 9 tables, 50 ®gures Author, species and subject indexes Behavioural ecology is the study of the function of behaviour. It seeks to identify the adaptive signi®cance of behaviour. Jean-Guy Godin has edited a volume that reviews studies on the behavioural ecology of ®shes carried out in the 1980s and early 1990s. The book is dedicated to two Canadian biologists who have made distinguished contributions to those studies, Miles H.A. Keenleyside and the late Gerry FitzGerald. In textbooks on ecology, ethology and behavioural ecology, ®shes usually get short shrift, apart from a few favoured examples. Godin's book, together with Pitcher's (1993) volume, ensures that any prospective authors of textbooks now have suf®cient material readily available. The aim of the book is to present reviews and syntheses of theoretical and empirical studies on the behaviour of ®sh in relation to the components of ®tness of survival, reproduction and growth. A second aim is to identify promising future directions for research, and most of the authors make an http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries Springer Journals

Behavioural Ecology of Teleost Fishes J.-G.J. Godin (ed.)

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Zoology
ISSN
0960-3166
eISSN
1573-5184
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1008872606908
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Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 8, 493±500 (1998) Book reviews Behavioural Ecology of Teleost Fishes J.-G.J. Godin (ed.) Oxford University Press, Oxford etc., 1997 ISBN 0-19-854784-6, £55.00 Hard cover, pp. xiv ‡ 384, 9 tables, 50 ®gures Author, species and subject indexes Behavioural ecology is the study of the function of behaviour. It seeks to identify the adaptive signi®cance of behaviour. Jean-Guy Godin has edited a volume that reviews studies on the behavioural ecology of ®shes carried out in the 1980s and early 1990s. The book is dedicated to two Canadian biologists who have made distinguished contributions to those studies, Miles H.A. Keenleyside and the late Gerry FitzGerald. In textbooks on ecology, ethology and behavioural ecology, ®shes usually get short shrift, apart from a few favoured examples. Godin's book, together with Pitcher's (1993) volume, ensures that any prospective authors of textbooks now have suf®cient material readily available. The aim of the book is to present reviews and syntheses of theoretical and empirical studies on the behaviour of ®sh in relation to the components of ®tness of survival, reproduction and growth. A second aim is to identify promising future directions for research, and most of the authors make an

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Reviews in Fish Biology and FisheriesSpringer Journals

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