Swimming Physiology of Fish

This book presents recent investigations into some of the most extreme examples of swimming migrations in salmons, eels and tunas, integrating knowledge on their performance in the laboratory with that in their natural environment.

Swimming Physiology of Fish

Swimming Physiology of Fish

In light of mounting fishing pressures, increased aquaculture production and a growing concern for fish well-being, improved knowledge on the swimming physiology of fish and its application to fisheries science and aquaculture is needed. This book presents recent investigations into some of the most extreme examples of swimming migrations in salmons, eels and tunas, integrating knowledge on their performance in the laboratory with that in their natural environment. For the first time, the application of swimming in aquaculture is explored by assessing the potential impacts and beneficial effects. The modified nutritional requirements of “athletic” fish are reviewed as well as the effects of exercise on muscle composition and meat quality using state-of-the-art techniques in genomics and proteomics. The last chapters introduce zebrafish as a novel exercise model and present the latest technologies for studying fish swimming and aquaculture applications.

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Swimming Physiology of Fish
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Arjan P. Palstra, Josep V. Planas
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

In light of mounting fishing pressures, increased aquaculture production and a growing concern for fish well-being, improved knowledge on the swimming physiology of fish and its application to fisheries science and aquaculture is needed. This book presents recent investigations into some of the most extreme examples of swimming migrations in
Swimming Physiology of Fish
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Arjan P. Palstra, Josep V. Planas
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-31 - Publisher: Springer

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Fish Under Exercise
Language: en
Pages: 85
Authors: Arjan Palstra, Josep V. Planas
Categories: Fishes
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The Mechanics and Physiology of Animal Swimming
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Symposium on Mechanics and Physiology of Animal Swimming
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-09-15 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

One of the most fascinating aspects of aquatic locomotion is the remarkable sets of adaptations that have been evolved for different purposes. This volume brings together research on a wide range of swimming organisms, with an emphasis on the biomechanics, physiology and hydrodynamics of swimming in or on water.
Bioenergetics and Physiology of Fish Swimming
Language: en
Pages: 149
Authors: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Mati︠u︡khin
Categories: Bioenergetics
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