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Feeding Ecology of Fish

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Published: June 1994

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-280780-0


  • "For anyone interested in studies of fish ecology, this book will provide an important framework within which observations on feeding ecology can be placed in the context of other research efforts. A comprehensive review of the literature. ...Highly detailed. Well done!"
    --Joerg-Henner Lotze in NORTHEASTERN NATURALIST (June 2001)

    "A broad spectrum of topics covered....The book will be excellent reading for the fisheries biologist and for the graduate students."
    "Throughout the book, Gerking does and excellent job of organizing and presenting a readable text summarizing an extremely diverse and somewhat fragmented literature, including a reasonable mix of freshwater and marine examples."
    "The coverage of the literature is thorough and insightful, the writing style is concise and to the point, the text is nicely organized...the illustrations are clear and informative. Shelby Gerking should be commended for his efforts in producing a book that will have lasting value for all who study the multitude of interactions between fish and their food supply."


  • Concepts Contributing to the Feeding Ecology of Fish. Trophic Level II. Plankton Predators Trophic Level III. Benthic Predators: Trophic Level III. Swimming Predators: Trophic Level IV. General Ecological Topics.


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