Trout and Salmon: Ecology, Conservation and Rehabilitation

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Juli 2000



There has been increased interest in recent years in the practicalities of the conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of salmonid habitat. The author has spent most of his career in studies of the ecology of salmon and trout. He has used his experience to bring together and summarise findings in many scientific publications on the ecology of riverine salmonids in a form that is comprehensible without sacrificing scientific rigour. This information is the essential basis for habitat improvement. The latter part of the book deals in detail with the manner in which mans varied activities impinge upon the well-being of the salmonids and this leads on to a consideration of the general philosophy underlying practical measures for conservation and rehabilitation.


Introduction. Acknowledgements. Taxonomy, Distribution and Importance. Life Cycles and General Biology. Water Quantity and Quality and the Quality of Gravel. Environmental Requirements and Limitations. Human Influence. Assessment, Conservation, Improvement and Rehabilitation of Salmonid Habitat. What Next?. Appendix A: Mean instantaneous rate of mortality or loss. Appendix B: Mean instantaneous rate of growth (in weight). Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.


D. Trevor Crisp is a consultant, formerly employed by the Freshwater Biological Association / Institute of Freshwater Ecology, U.K.
EAN: 9780852382561
ISBN: 0852382561
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Seitenanzahl: 212 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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