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Fish Behavior in the Aquarium and in the Wild

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Description for Fish Behavior in the Aquarium and in the Wild Paperback. Series: Comstock books. Num Pages: 272 pages, 29, 29 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: PSVP; PSVW1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 144 x 191 x 18. Weight in Grams: 344.
A home aquarium seems a peaceful place. Gazing at its inhabitants as they swim slowly through their small universe is a soothing, even hypnotic, experience. But this seeming tranquillity is only surface deep. Like their wild counterparts, these tiny, glittering beings exhibit a wide array of fascinating behaviors. Stéphan Reebs provides a delightfully entertaining, yet scientifically grounded, look at what fishes do and how they do it. From defending their young, to seeking out the perfect sexual partner, to telling time, fishes display a variety of behaviors that may not be readily apparent to the casual observer. Reebs not ... Read more

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Cornell University Press United States
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Comstock books
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Ithaca, United States
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About Stephan Reebs
Stéphan Reebs is Professor of Biology at the University of Moncton, Canada. He has published numerous articles on animal behavior.

Reviews for Fish Behavior in the Aquarium and in the Wild
'A book written for hobbyists that is also useful for professionals.' Well, yes, this might be one: written by an ethnologist to popularize facts from the scientific literature.
Although serious and scientific in tone, the book is written in a way that even high school students working on a science project could understand. Reebs also describes some ... Read more

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