By Pedro Morais, Francoise Daverat
Since the book of The Migrations of Fish by Prof. Alexander Meek in 1916, a couple of books were released in this topic. notwithstanding, almost all these books simply disguise one kind of migratory mechanisms. This ebook goals to beat this predicament via offering a accomplished insurance of all lifestyles historical past strategies―potadromy, anadromy, catadromy, amphidromy and oceanodromy in a single book.
The first component to this publication experiences the heritage of fish migration reviews, the most definitions and ideas similar with fish migration and the most tendencies and demanding situations of fish migration learn. the second one part describes the most techniques and styles linked to all migratory lifestyles heritage innovations, in addition to the most difficulties linked to their conservation. eventually, the 3rd part offers examples of the most methodologies used to review fish migration.
This booklet was once conceived with the target to supply undergraduate and graduate scholars and researchers with a entire booklet on which they can rely.
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So, diadromous and potamodromous fish conservation also has to rely on newer and efficient technologies to harvest energy in hydroelectric power plants, in the sense that fewer of them will have less impact, because fish passages and fish hatcheries do not compensate the long-term impacts of dams and weirs (Brown et al. 2013). While in the case of oceanodromous species, it is essential to improve fishing gears to avoid the accidental capture of endangered and protected oceanodromous species and others (Tolotti et al.
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Dingle and Drake (2007) explained that migration of types 1 and 2 relate to individual organisms, while types 3 and 4 explicitly concern populations. Further, type 1 migration describes a process, whereas the other three migrations describe the outcomes (for individuals or populations) of migration by individuals. Baker (1978) proposed that the sum of all migrations and movements during an organism’s lifetime be termed a ‘lifetime track’. An organism’s lifetime track is essentially the time series of its successive locations throughout its lifetime 32 An Introduction to Fish Migration (Dingle and Drake 2007).