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Reproductive Seasonality in Teleosts

Environmental Influences

Angus D. Munro (National University) Alexander P. Scott T. J. Lam (National University)

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CRC Press Inc
26 March 1990
This important publication provides, for the first time, a comprehensive review of knowledge of reproductive seasonality in teleosts. It addresses why a particular species should show such seasonality, and how environmental cues act as regulators to ensure that reproductive maturation and breeding occur at the optimum time. The book considers the ultimate factors responsible for the evolution of reproductive seasonality in fish. It reviews salient concepts of reproductive seasonality in mammals. This volume also includes a review of accumulated knowledge of the control mechanisms of salmonids, gasterosteids, temperate cyprinids, cyprinodonts and other brackish-water forms, and marine and tropical freshwater teleosts. This is a work of value to research scientists in the field of environmental physiology, reproductive biology, and comparative neuroendocrinology and endocrinology. In addition, it is relevant for institutions involved with aquaculture and fisheries management. It is useful for post-graduate as well as undergraduate courses in fish biology and various related subjects.
By:   Angus D. Munro (National University), Alexander P. Scott, T. J. Lam (National University)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm, 
Weight:   658g
ISBN:   9780849368752
ISBN 10:   0849368758
Pages:   264
Publication Date:   26 March 1990
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Angus Munro, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer in the Department of Zoology, the National University of Singapore Alexander P. Scott, B.Sc, Ph.D., is Head of the Behavior and Physiology Group at the Fisheries Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Lowestoft, U.K. T. J. Lam, Ph.D., is Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Reviews for Reproductive Seasonality in Teleosts: Environmental Influences

A clear-headed guide through difficult terrain...Well-written, firm in its judgements, passionate about speech itself. --Washington Post Book World <br> A scholarly work that goes beyond the platitudes of the debate over the First Amendment. --The Los Angeles Times


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