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Biology of Stress in Fish

Biology of Stress in Fish

Academic Press. 2016

Biology of Stress in Fish: Fish Physiology provides a general understanding on the topic of stress biology, including most of the recent advances in the field. The book starts with a general discussion of stress, providing answers to issues such as its definition, the nature of the physiological stress response, and the factors that affect the stress response. It also considers the biotic and abiotic factors that cause variation in the stress response, how the stress response is generated...

Field guide to the culture of Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum, Cuvier, 1816)

Field guide to the culture of Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum, Cuvier, 1816)

Food & Agriculture Org.. 2019

Following a short introduction to the species and its closest commercially viable related species, namely pirapatinga (Piaractus brachypomus) and pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus), this field guide provides practical information on the culture and reproduction of tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum). As a field guide it aims to support the understanding and dissemination of applicable technologies for the culture and reproduction of tambaqui, i.e. what should be done – as well as when and how it...

Atlas of Animal Anatomy and Histology

Atlas of Animal Anatomy and Histology

Springer. 2016

This atlas presents the basic concepts and principles of functional animal anatomy and histology thereby furthering our understanding of evolutionary concepts and adaptation to the environment. It provides a step-by-step dissection guide with numerous colour photographs of the animals featured. It also presents images of the major organs along with histological sections of those organs. A wide range of interactive tutorials gives readers the opportunity to evaluate their understanding of the...

Cell Physiology Source Book

Cell Physiology Source Book

Elsevier. 2012

This authoritative book gathers together a broad range of ideas and topics that define the field. It provides clear, concise, and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of cellular physiology from fundamental concepts to more advanced topics. The Third Edition contains substantial new material. Most chapters have been thoroughly reworked. The book includes chapters on important topics such as sensory transduction, the physiology of protozoa and bacteria, the regulation of cell division, and...

Genetics for Fish Hatchery Managers

Genetics for Fish Hatchery Managers

Springer. 1993

This straightforward, easily understandable primer details the principles and practices of genetics as they relate to fish farming. After reviewing basic genetic principles and the genetics of sex determination, this book focuses on the genetics of qualitative traits and profiles selection programs that produce true breeding populations. It also considers quantitative issues, broodstock management, genetic engineering, chromosomal manipulation and electrophoresis.