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Author Weis, Judith S., 1941-

Title Do fish sleep? [electronic resource] : fascinating answers to questions about fishes / Judith S. Weis.

Imprint New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 217 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Series Animal Q & A
Animal Q & A.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Do Fish Sleep? is organized in an easy-to-read and accessible question-and-answer format, filled with more than 55 photographs and over 100 interesting facts from fish biology basics to the importance of preserving and restoring fish diversity and healthy populations. A captivating read for fish enthusiasts of all ages-naturalists, environmentalists, aquarists, scuba divers, and students-this is also the perfect primer for those just about to get their feet wet.
Contents Fish basics -- Where fishes live -- Fish bodies -- Fish lives -- Fish reproduction -- Dangers and defenses -- Watching fishes -- Recreational fishing -- Commercial fishing -- Fish and human health -- Research and conservation.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Fishes -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Weis, Judith S.
Other Form: Print version: Weis, Judith S., 1941- Do fish sleep? New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2011 9780813549415 (DLC) 2010017320 (OCoLC)611964141
ISBN 9780813551098 (electronic bk.)
0813551099 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613370013