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Growth and ecology of fish populations
A. H. Weatherley
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weatherley, A.H. Growth and ecology of fish populations. London, New York, Academic Press, (OCoLC) Provides a unique overview of the study of fish biology and ecology, and the assessment and management of fish populations and ecosystems.
The first volume concentrates on aspects of fish biology and ecology, both at the individual and population levels, whilst the second volume addresses the assessment and management of fish populations and.
The book concludes with four chapters on applied ecology to discuss the critical issues of management, conservation, biodiversity crises, and climate change.
Major marine fisheries have collapsed, and there are worldwide declines in freshwater fish populations. In population ecology and economics, the maximum sustainable yield or MSY is, theoretically, the largest catch that can be taken from a fishery stock over an indefinite period.
Under the assumption of logistic growth, the MSY will be exactly at half the carrying capacity of a species, as this is the stage at when population growth is highest. The maximum sustainable yield is usually higher. Vital statistics of fish populations; Production in fish populations; Estimation of population abundance and survival; Some aspects of age and growth; Aspects of fish fecundity; Ecological aspects of the survival of fish eggs, embryos and larvae; The fish population and its food supply; Production in three contrasting ecosystems; Digestion and the daily ration of fishes; Partitioning of energy.
Understanding the limiting processes is a central issue in ecology and constitutes the basis for a practical management integrating bird populations, whether for conservation, sustained. The age structure of fish populations is essential in any fisheries management system that is dependent on age-based analytical assessment models (Hilborn and Walters, ), and this includes a.
Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation is an authoritative introduction to the modern size- and trait-based approach to fish populations and communities. Ken Andersen covers the theoretical foundations, mathematical formulations, and real-world applications of this powerful new modeling method, which is grounded in the latest ecological.
A population is a subset of individuals of one species that occupies a particular geographic area and, in sexually reproducing species, interbreeds. The geographic boundaries of a population are easy to establish for some species but more difficult for others.
For example, plants or animals occupying islands have a geographic range defined by the perimeter of the island. Tropical Ecology. This note utilizes an integrative approach to examine conservation, sustainability, and biodiversity of tropical ecosystems.
Topics covered includes: Tropical life zones, The rainforest and how it functions, Evolution in the tropics, Tropical plants, Tropical plant compounds and Bioprospecting, Plant-Animal Interactions, Tropical birds and mammals, Tropical fish, amphibians.
A simple way to explain the geometry of gills is by analogy to a book, where pages correspond to lamellae. It is easy to grasp that if you double the thickness of a book (thereby doubling its volume and mass), you can fit in twice the number of pages and, therefore, Cited by: Many of the processes influencing recruitment to an adult fish population or entry into a fishery occur very early in life.
The variations in life histories and behaviours of young fish and the selective processes operating on this variation ultimately determine the identities and abundance of survivors. This important volume brings together contributions from many of the world's leading 4/5(1).
BioKnowledgy C.5 Population ecology (AHL) 1. C.5 Population ecology (AHL) Essential idea: Dynamic biological processes impact population density and population growth. Fish populations, such as the schooling Anchovies (left) being hunted by the Bluefin Trevally (right) are an excellent example of how dynamic populations are.
Atlantic Cod: Bio-Ecology of the Fish is a vital book for all fisheries scientists, managers and fish biologists. Contents. List of Contributors Preface Introduction. Chapter 1 Atlantic cod: origin and evolution Chapter 2 Ecophysiology Chapter 3 Reproduction and spawning Chapter 4 Early life history Chapter 5.
Coral Reef Fishes is the successor of The Ecology of Fishes on Coral new edition includes provocative reviews covering the major areas of reef fish ecology.
Concerns about the future health of coral reefs, and recognition that reefs and their fishes are economically important components of the coastal oceans of many tropical nations, have led to enormous growth in research directed. tions, can alter fish populations. Thus, status and trends in abundance, size or age structure, maturity schedules, or fecundity of fish in a population are central to informed decision mak-ing (Ault and Olson ; Post et al.
Although fisheries managers still spend time attempting to Cited by: The development of population ecology owes much to demography and actuarial life tion ecology is important in conservation biology, especially in the development of population viability analysis (PVA) which makes it possible to predict the long-term probability of a species persisting in a given habitat patch.
Although population ecology is a subfield of biology, it provides. Note: Populations of same species can have different growth depending on environment (i.e. humans) Community Ecology populations that interact as each individual. Real examples of exponential growth.
The periodic explosion of pest species populations, such as locusts, are modelled by ecologists to predict their growth. Pest species show exponential growth because humans provide them with a perfect environment for population growth. Alien species, which often become pest species, also show this pattern.
growth of phytoplankton. Today, the fish population is greatly impacted by human fishing. Nearly one-third of all the fish large enough to be taken in nets are caught. Laws currently protect some of the endangered fish populations, and other laws limit the number of fish that can be taken without destroying the populations in the Size: KB.
The book closes with a summary and look at possible future research directions. Backed by the Norwegian Research Council and with editors and contributors widely known and respected, Atlantic Salmon Ecology is an essential purchase for all those working with this species, including fisheries scientists and managers, fish biologists, ecologists.Indeterminate growth allows the development of those high-density, slow-growing fish populations that are often referred to as stunted populations.
Consider yellow perch growth. In a high-density, slow-growing South Dakota population, yellow perch may reach a length of 5 inches and a weight of pounds after four years of growth.
In marine fish communities, trophic level strongly correlates with body size (Jennings et al., ), allowing the community to be represented as a size spectrum (Sheldon and Parsons, ), from which size-dependent growth, mortality, and abundance can be derived (Benoît and Rochet, ; Andersen and Beyer, ).Cited by: