Fish Physiology

Fish Physiology

1st Edition - December 28, 1971

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  • Editors: William Hoar, David Randall
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080585260

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors

    List of Contributors


    Contents of Other Volumes

    Volume I

    Volume II

    Volume III

    Volume IV

    Volume V

    Chapter 1: The Effect of Environmental Factors on the Physiology of Fish

    I. Introduction

    II. Lethal Factors

    III. Controlling Factors

    IV. Limiting Factors

    V. Masking Factors

    VI. Directive Factors

    VII. Recapitulation

    Chapter 2: Biochemical Adaptation to the Environment

    I. Introduction

    II. Immediate Effects of Temperature on Enzymes

    III. Temperature Acclimation

    IV. Evolutionary Adaptation

    V. Temperature Adaptation of Fish Hemoglobins

    VI. Gas Tensions

    VII. Estivation

    VIII. Prospects and Problems For the Future

    Chapter 3: Freezing Resistance in Fishes

    I. Introduction

    II. Freezing Avoidance in Freshwater Fishes

    III. Freezing Avoidance in Marine Fishes

    Chapter 4: Learning and Memory*

    I. Introduction

    II. Learning—The Naturalistic Tradition

    III. Learning—The Tradition of “Learning Theory”

    IV. Memory

    V. Physiological Mechanisms

    VI. Learning in Fish as a Tool to Study Other Aspects of Behavior

    Chapter 5: The Ethological Analysis Of Fish Behavior

    I. Introduction

    II. Functions of Fish Behavior

    III. The Organization of Behavior

    IV. The Ontogeny of Behavior

    V. Models of The Structure of Behavior

    VI. The Causation of Behavioral Sequences

    VII. The Evolution of Behavior

    VIII. Links Between Ethological Analysis and Physiological Research

    Chapter 6: Biological Rhythms

    I. Introduction

    II. Development of Concepts and Generalizations

    III. Circadian Rhythms in Fish

    IV. Rhythms of Other Than Circadian Period

    V. Synopsis and Prospectus

    Chapter 7: Orientation and Fish Migration

    I. Introduction

    II. Stream Phase of Salmon Homing

    III. Oceanic Phase of Salmon Homing

    IV. Summary

    Chapter 8: Special Techniques

    I. Introduction

    II. Maintenance of Fish

    III. Anesthesia

    IV. Fish Salines

    V. Operative and Experimental Procedures

    Author Index

    Systematic Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 558
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1971
  • Published: December 28, 1971
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080585260

About the Serial Editors

William Hoar

Affiliations and Expertise

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

David Randall

Affiliations and Expertise

Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada and Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, China

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