The Early Life History of Fish

The Proceedings of an International Symposium Held at the Dunstaffnage Marine Research Laboratory of the Scottish Marine Biological Association at Oban, Scotland, from May 17–23, 1973

  • John H. S. Blaxter
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Population Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. R. R. Dickson, J. G. Pope, M. J. Holden
      Pages 69-80
    3. H. Bjørke, O. Dragesund, Ø. Ulltang
      Pages 183-200
  3. Distribution

  4. Feeding and Metabolism

  5. Physiologial Ecology

  6. Developmental Events

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 497-497
    2. A. Packard, A. W. Wainwright
      Pages 499-507
    3. C. E. Purdom, R. F. Lincoln
      Pages 537-544
  7. Behaviour

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 545-545

About these proceedings


Plans for an International Symposium on the Early Life History of Fish were first discussed in 1967 at the F. A. O. Advisory Committee on Marine Resources Research {A. C. M. R. R. }. It was considered that studies on fish eggs and larvae were of value in estimating the size of fish stocks, in appraising the stock-recruitment relationship, and in helping to answer questions on the systematics and taxonomy of fish. An A. C. M. R. R. Working Party recommended in 1969 that a Symposium should be held and after discussion with the International Associa­ tion of Biological Oceanography {I. A. B. O. } Dr. J. H. S. Blaxter of the Scottish Marine Biological Association {S. M. B. A. } agreed to con­ vene the meeting with the help of a steering committee. Various in­ ternational agencies were interested in the meeting and agreed to sponsor it in various ways. These agencies included F. A. O. , I. A. B. O. , the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea {I. C. E. S. } and the Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research {S. C. O. R. }. In the final event F. A. O. supported the meeting by publishing the abstracts beforehand, providing travel funds for participants and publishing a report after the meeting. I. A. B. O. and S. C. O. R. provided travel funds and the Royal Society of London and S. M. B. A.


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Editors and affiliations

  • John H. S. Blaxter
    • 1
  1. 1.Dunstaffnage Marine Research LaboratoryScottish Marine Biological AssociationOban, ArgyllGreat Britain

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1974
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-65854-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-65852-5
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