Fish Defenses Vol. 2: Pathogens, Parasites and Predators (Hardcover)

Fish Defenses Vol. 2: Pathogens, Parasites and Predators By Giacomo Zaccone (Editor) Cover Image
By Giacomo Zaccone (Editor)
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Dramatic changes in the environment, including habitat degradation and climate change, have focused attention on how individuals and populations respond to a shifting biotic and abiotic landscape. A critical step toward meeting this goal is a clear understanding of the capacity of individuals to defend themselves against threats. Changes in water quality and temperature have direct and indirect effects on fishes. Defensive responses can occur at many levels, from cellular to behavioral actions. The authors in this volume have attempted to provide a general view of the current state of knowledge of fish defenses with respect to pathogens, parasites, and predators, and to point out gaps where further study is needed.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781578084074
ISBN-10: 1578084075
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: January 10th, 2009
Pages: 414
Language: English