The Eel

Biology and Management of Anguillid Eels

  • F.-W. Tesch
  • P. H. Greenwood

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 1-80
  3. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 81-132
  4. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 133-240
  5. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 241-271
  6. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 272-327
  7. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 328-341
  8. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 342-361
  9. F.-W. Tesch, P. H. Greenwood
    Pages 362-370
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 371-434

About this book


by Dr P .H. Greenwood British Museum (Natural History), London Dr Tesch's wide ranging account of anguillid eels impinges on the interests of many biologists; it is not simply a specialized tome narrowly aimed at ichthyologists and fishery scientists, rather it provides a source of primary reference and a comprehensive sununary of informa­ tion that is not likely to be superseded for a long time. It is significant that the bibliography includes references to learned journals concerned with physiology, pharmacology, taxonomy, genetics, zoology, endo­ crinology, botany, ecology and environmental interactions. Such is the breadth of interest in the Anguillidae. Few fish species have been subjected to as detailed review as Dr Tesch gives for the (wo Atlantic species of Anguilla. An equally comprehensive resume of research into the fourteen, rather less well-studied Indo­ Pacific species gives balance and reciprocal illumination to several biological problems posed by these similar but quite distinctive species.


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Authors and affiliations

  • F.-W. Tesch
    • 1
  1. 1.Biologische Anstalt HelgolandHamburgGermany

Editors and affiliations

  • P. H. Greenwood
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyBritish Museum (Natural History)UK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-5763-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-5761-9
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