1. Introduction: Aquaculture and Behaviour

  1. Felicity Huntingford1,
  2. Malcolm Jobling2 and
  3. Sunil Kadri1,3
  1. Felicity Huntingford1,
  2. Sunil Kadri1,3 and
  3. Malcolm Jobling2

Published Online: 16 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354614.ch1

Aquaculture and Behavior

Aquaculture and Behavior

How to Cite

Huntingford, F., Kadri, S. and Jobling, M. (2012) Introduction: Aquaculture and Behaviour, in Aquaculture and Behavior (eds F. Huntingford, M. Jobling and S. Kadri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354614.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    College of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    BFE, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway

  3. 3

    Europharma Scotland & AQ1 Systems, Glasgow, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    College of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    BFE, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway

  3. 3

    Europharma Scotland & AQ1 Systems, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444354584

Online ISBN: 9781444354614

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Keywords:

  • finfish aquaculture and natural behaviour, promoting aquaculture;
  • some cultured groups of Ostariophysi;
  • natural behaviour of fish in aquaculture, special techniques;
  • selected species, their biology and commercial importance;
  • species of fish cultured, as ‘spotlight species’;
  • domestication, captive rearing and behaviour;
  • problems in fish culture, differences from fish natural behaviour;
  • biologists' interest in behaviour, and Darwinian fitness;
  • strategies, in improving welfare of farmed fish;
  • ‘behaviour’ what an animal does, in response to stimuli

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why behaviour and aquaculture?

  • About aquaculture

  • Introducing the spotlight species

  • About behaviour

  • Fish welfare

  • Domestication, captive rearing and behaviour

  • Criteria for effective and sustainable fish culture

  • Structure and content of this book

  • References