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Regularly, behaviour and body structure were thought of separate fields of biology with nearly all of to be had literature targeting one or the opposite. lately the necessity for a multidisciplinary method of those themes has been realised, highlighted by way of a few of the periods to be held on the 2003 annual assembly of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology corresponding to 'regulation of behaviour' and ' mechanisms of behaviour'. The proposed quantity goals to compile those disciplines in a finished overview of the to be had literature. Volume 24 might be novel in actively bridging those parts of fish biology jointly and contemplating them as inextricably associated. The development of chapters makes a speciality of diverse features of the lifestyles historical past of a fish, from predator avoidance via to replica, each one written through scientists at present bridging the space among behaviour and body structure of their personal specialized subdiscipline. * Multidisciplinary and integrative learn in fish biology * Written through the world over famous researchers * Encompasses the total lifestyles span of fish * a wide selection of inter-related issues offered in a cohesive layout

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However, it remains to be determined whether it is the noise alone that allows the fish to hone so precisely to their natal reef or whether other cues play a role. Furthermore, there are several aspects of these observations that remain unresolved. Are the fish using the whole spectrum of noise or are some parts more important than others? How do the fish learn the signature noise of their home reef? These questions are currently being investigated by Simpson and colleagues in a series of field experiments running on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

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