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Main Title Feeding ecology of fish /
Author Gerking, Shelby Delos,
Publisher Academic Press,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 29390160
ISBN 0122807804; 9780122807800
Subjects Fishes--Food ; Fishes--Ecology ; Vissen (dierkunde) ; Voedselecologie ; Tierernährung ; èOkologie ; Fische ; Poissons--Alimentation ; Poissons--âEcologie ; Fische--(DE-588)4017269-7 ; Tierernährung--(DE-588)4060095-6 ; èOkologie--(DE-588)4043207-5
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  QL639.1.G47 1994 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 04/25/1997
ESBM  QL639.1.G47 1994 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 10/25/1996 STATUS
Collation xxvi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Part I. Concepts contributing to the feeding ecology of fish. Trophic levels and optimal foraging theory ; Mouth and sense organs ; Feeding variability -- Part II. Plant eaters and detritus feeders : trophic level II. Plant-eating fish ; Detritus feeders -- Part III. Plankton predators : trophic level III. Particulate feeding ; Larval feeding ; Filter feeding -- Part IV. Benthic predators : trophic level III. Feeding strategies of benthic fish predators and their evolution ; Feeding territory ; Impact of fish predation on the benthic community -- Part V. Swimming predators : trophic level IV. Fish that eat other fish and some unusual sources of food -- Part VI. General ecological topics. Food partitioning and diet switches ; Niche shift and predator risk ; Models for measuring food consumption ; The trophic cascade ; Some general reactions and research of the future -- Glossary.