Rev Fish Biol Fisheries (2009) 19:261–263 DOI 10.1007/s11160-009-9113-6 BOOK REVIEW J.E.P. Cyrino, D.P. Bureau, B.G. Kapour (eds): Feeding and digestive functions of ﬁshes Carl Webster Received: 4 March 2009 / Accepted: 5 March 2009 / Published online: 20 March 2009 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009 There are 12 chapters devoted to feeding and disturbances occur. Further, there is a detailed descrip- digestion of ﬁsh in culture environments or in nature. tion of the alterations that occurred when the Jordao Chapter 1 is devoted to the ‘‘Feeding Ecology of dam was built in 1996. A valuable case-study with data Fishes in the Brazilian Amazon—A Naturalistic to quantitate what can occur to ﬁsh and other Approach’’ by J. Zuanon and E. Ferreira. It is an organisms when a river is modiﬁed by man. overview of the trophic interactions of ﬁsh and the Chapter 3 is entitled ‘‘Feeding Activity in Teleost environment in the Brazilian Amazon. The authors Fish: Inﬂuence of Biotic and Abiotic Factors’’ by A.L. detail ﬁsh and environments in: (1) river-ﬂoodplain Gannam. This chapter is an excellent account of the systems (which includes river channels, ﬂoodplain various biotic factors (such as chemo-attraction, lakes, and ﬂooded forests); (2) forest streams;
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