A Textbook of Fish and Fisheries

Rajendra Kumar, Arise Pub, 2008, viii, 270 p, figs, ISBN : 8189937270, $39.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Textbook of Fish and Fisheries/Rajendra Kumar

Contents: I. Fish generals: 1. Introduction of fishes. 2. Placoderms. 3. Class: Elasmobranchs (Chondrichthyes). 4. Holocephali. 5. Class Dipnoi (lung fishes). 6. Class--teleostomi : (Bony fishes). 7. The skin, scales and coloration in fishes. 8. Endoskeleton in fishes. 9. Digestion in fishes. 10. Respiration in fishes and accessory respiratory organ.  11. Air bladder and Weberian Ossicles. 12. Circulatory system in fishes. 13. Excretory system of fishes. 14. Nervous co-ordination in fishes. 15. Reproductive system in fishes. 16. Embryonic development in fishes. 17. Endocrinology of fishes. 18. Specialised organ of fishes. 19. Migration in fishes. II. Fisheries: 20. Method of fisheries. 21. Culture of fresh water fishes. 22. Culture of marine water fishes. 23. Culture of air breathing and carnivorous fishes. 24. Role of various factors in fish culture. III. Practical fisheries: 25. Dissection of fishes.

"This book emphasis on fundamental concepts and lucidity explanations about physiology of fish and fisheries methods. The additional features of the book is that author also include practical work on fishes for under graduate students. This book is divided into three parts for easy study for students. First part of the book is consist fishes generals in which introduce as well as fishes physiology. The second part of the book consist methods of fishes culture for those student who want to study of the fisheries and third part include a practical fishes for graduate students." (jacket)

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