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Publisher:Narendra Publishing House
Published In:2009
ISBN-10:8185375763
ISBN-13:9788185375762
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:2.04 lbs
Pages:pp. xv + 524, Figures, Charts, Tables, Graphs, Index

is written by S.S. Khanna. The publisher of this title is Narendra Publishing House.

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About the Author

S.S. Khanna, a former Professor of Zoology at Udai Pratap College Varanasi, D.S.B. Government College Nainital and Tribhuvan University Kathmandu (Nepal) has taught fish biology to postgraduate students for many years. He was awarded Ph.D. degree on his studies on fishes in 1959 by the Banaras Hindu University and has published over 90 research papers in international journals. He has supervised one dozen doctoral theses on several aspects of fish biology and his work on fish brain, alimentary canal, pituitary and gonadal cycle and pancreas, etc has been quoted in several foreign books on fish biology and fish physiology.

H.R. Singh is Professor of Zoology at the University of Allahabad. He has been teaching fish biology and fisheries since 1964 and has guided researches on several aspects of fish biology, fish Ecology and environmental biology of fish. He has published more than 200 research papers in reputed journals and as the Principal Investigator has completed several major research projects. He is a recipient of the prestigious S. L. Hora Memorial Award for 1987.

Contents

I. CHARACTERS AND CLASSIFICATION :
1. Introduction
2. Classification (Berg; Romer; Berlin and Arambourg; Greenwood et al. Lauder and Liem, and Rough el al.)
3. Classification of Teleostei

II. OSTRACODERMS AND PLACODERMS :
1. Euphanerida
2. Pteraspida (Heterostraci)
3. Anaspida
4. Cephalaspida
5. The Coelolepida
Origin and Inter Relationship of Ostracoderms
6. Placoderms : The Palaeozoic Fishes
Acanthodii
7. Coccostei (Arthrodira)
8. Pterichthyes (Antiarchi)
9. Stegoselachii
10. Palaeospondyli

III. CYCLOSTOMES :
1. Petromyzontia
2. Myxinoidca
3. Biology of Petromyzon
4. External Features
5. Skeleton
6. Alimentary Canal
7. Respiratory Organs
8. Blood Vascular System
9. Brain and Sense Organs
10. Reproduction and Spawning
11. Ammocoete Larva
12. Structure, Feeding, Metamorphosis
13. Lampreys and Hagfishes
14. Affinities of Cyclosiomes
15. Similarities with Amphioxus
15. Primitive Characters of Cyclostomes
16. Specialised Characters of Cyclostomes
17. Relationship with Fishes
18. Relationship with Ostracoderms

IV. CHONDRICHTHYES :
1. The Earliest Elasmobranchs
2. The Sharks and Rays
3. The Holocephali
4. Salient Features
5. Endoskeleton
6. Respiratory Organs
7. Heart and Kidneys
8. Reproductive Organs
9. Brain and Sense Organs
10. Affinities of Holocephali
11. Characters Showing Affinity with Elasmobranchs
12. Characters Showing Resemblances with Teleosls
13. Specialised Characters of Holocephali

V. TELEOSTOMES :
1. Osteichthyes
2. Crossopterygii
3. Rhipidistia
4. Actinistia (Coelacanthiformes)
5. Salient Features of Latimeria (Coelacanth)
6. Significance and Phylogeny
7. Dipnoi
8. Classification
9. Habits and Life Cycle of Dipnoi
10. Lepidosiren Paradoxa
11. Affinities of Dipnoi
12. Resemblance with Amphibians
13. Specialised Characters of Dipnoi

VI. ACTINOPTERYGII :
1. Palaeonisciformes
2. Polypteriformes
3. Acipenseriformes
4. Amiiformes
5. The Teleosteans
6. Some Teleostean Fishes

VII. EPIDERMIS AND EXOSKELETON :
1. Histology
2. Epithelial Cells
3. Mucous Cells
4. Club Cells
5. Sacciform Cells
6. Functions of the Integument
7. Colouration
8. Change in Colour
9. Mechanism of Colour Change
10. Significance and Uses of Colouration
11. Exoskeleton
12. Placoid Scale
13. Cycloid Scale
14. Ctenoid Scale
15. Cosmoid Scale
16. Ganoid Scale
17. Uses of Scales

VIII. FINS AND THEIR ORIGIN :
1. Structure of the Fin
2. Median Fins
3. Caudal Fin
4. Paired Fins
5. Origin of Paired Fins

IX. SKELETAL SYSTEM :
1. Axial Skeleton
2. Vertebral Column
3. Structure of a Trunk Vertebra
4. Structure of a Complex Vertebra
5. Structure of A Pre-caudal and Caudal Vertebra, Urostyle
6. Median Fins
7. Ribs
8. Skull
9. The Visceral Skeleton
10. The Mandibular Arch
11. The Hyoid Arch
12. The Opercular Bones
13. Branchial Arches
14. The Appendicular Skeleton
15. Pectoral Girdle
16. Pelvic Girdle

X. CARDIO-VASCULAR SYSTEM :
1. Structure of the Heart in Scoliodon
2. Structure of the Heart in Teleosts
3. Histology
4. Innervation
5. Afferent and Efferent Branchial Vessels in Scoliodon
6. Afferent and Efferent Vessels in Teleosts
7. Composition of Blood
8. Polymorphism in Haemoglobin

XI. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF GILLS :
1. Structure of a Gill
2. Gill Arch
3. Gill Filaments
4. Gill Lamellae
5. Gill Epithelium
6. Blood Supply of a Gill
7. Ventilation of Gills
8. Other Organs of Respiration
9. Pseudobranch
10. Structure
11. Histology
12. Functions

XII. AIR BREATHING ORGANS :
1. Skin
2. Gills
3. Alimentary Canal
4. Air Bladder
5. Buccopharynx
6. Opercular Cavity
7. Respiratory Membrane
8. Air Breathing Organs of Heteropneimtes
9. Air breathing Organs of Anabas
10. Air breathing organs of Trichogaster
11. Air Breathing Organs of Mudskippers
12. Diurnal fluctuations in Aerial Respiration
13. Origin and Significance of the Air Breathing Organs

XIII. SWIM BLADDER AND ITS MODIFICATIONS :
1. Structural Modifications
2. Dipnoi
3. Teleostei
4. Blood Supply of the Air Bladder
5. Structure of the Bladder Wall
6. Gas Secreting Complex
7. Connection with the Ear
8. Functions of the Swim Bladder
9. Respiratory Function
10. Sound Production
11. Auditory Function
12. Sensory Function
13. As a Hydrostatic Organ
14. Origin of the Swim Bladder

XIV. WEBERIAN OSSICLES :
1. Structure and Arrangement
2. Connection with the Membranous Labyrinth
3. Mechanism of Working of Ossicles
4. Functions of the Weberian Ossicles
5. Origin and Homologies of the Weberian Ossicles

XV. EXCRETION AND OSMOREGULATION :
1. Structure of the Kidney
2. Type I. Head and Trunk Regions can not be Differentiated, as the Two Kidneys are Completely Fused with Each Other This is Seen in Clupeidae
3. Type II. Head and Trunk Regions of the Kidneys are Clearly Demarcated as they are Fused in the Middle and Posterior Regions Only. For Example in the Marine Catfishes and in the eel
4. Type III. The Kidneys are Fused in the Posterior Region Only, and the Head and Trunk Portions are Clearly Demarcated. This is Seen in Most of the Marine Fishes Belonging to Scopelidae
5. Mugilidae
6. Belonidae
7. Scombridae
8. Carangidae, and Pleuronectidae
9. Type V. There is no Fusion and the Kidneys are Completely Separate, as in Lophius. Fresh Water Teleosts
10. Histology of the Kidney, Function
11. Osmoregulation
12. Stenohaline and Euryhaline Fishes
13. Role of Hormones

XVI. FOOD, FEEDING HABITS AND DIGESTION :
1. Feeding Habits of Teleosts
2. Carnivorouss Fishes
3. Herbivorous Fishes
4. Omnivorous Fishes
5. Plankton Feeders
6. Surface
7. Column-and Bottom Feeders
8. Seasonal Variations of Food
9. Feeding Intensity
10. Methods for Food Analysis
11. Numerical Method
12. Volumetric Method
13. Gravimetric Method
14. Digestion and absorption of Food
15. Adaptations for Foraging

XVII. ALIMENTARY CANAL AND ITS MODIFICATIONS :
1. Alimentary Canal of Scoliodon (Dog Fish)
2. Alimentary Canal of a Teleost
3. Histology of the Alimentary Canal
4. Digestive Glands
5. Alimentary Canal of the Fry
6. Modifications of the Alimentary Canal in Teleosts
7. Buccopharynx
8. Oesophagus
9. Stomach
10. Intestine
11. Pyloric or Intestinal Caeca
12. Rectum
13. Digestive Glands

XVIII. REPRODUCTION, MATURATION AND SPAWNING :
1. Reproductive Organs of the Male
2. Histology of the Testis
3. Interstitial and the Lobule Boundary Cells
4. Reproductive Organs of the Female
5. Maturation and Spawning
6. Seasonal Changes and Gonadosomatic Index (GSI)
7. Origin and Extrusion of Nucleoli
8. Follicular Atresia
9. Process of Atresia
10. Causes and Functional Significance
11. The Discharged Follicle
12. Regulation of Oocyte Maturation by Hormones
13. Fecundity
14. Migration for Spawning

XIX. FERTILIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH :
1. Ovulation and Fertilization
2. Embryonic Development
3. Cleavage
4. Fate Map of the Blastula
5. Gastrulation
6. Hatching and Postembryonic Development
7. Larval Development
8. Growth and Age of a Fish
9. Factors Influencing Growth of a Fish
10. Regulation of Growth
11. Growth Periodicity
12. Methods for Determining Age and Growth
13. Practical Utility of Determining Age and Growth

XX. Sex DIMORPHISM, MATING AND PARENTAL CARE :
1. Sex Dimorphism
2. Copulatory Organ in the Male
3. Structures Not Related with Copulation
4. Courtship
5. Parental Care
6. Building of a Nest
7. Other Methods
8. Viviparous Fishes
9. Hormonal Control
10. Evolution of Mating System in Teleosts

XXI. BRAIN AND THE CRANIAL NERVES :
1. Fore Brain
2. Mid Brain
3. Hind Brain
4. Spinal Cord
5. Nerves

XXII. ELECTRIC ORGANS :
1. Structure of the Electric Organs
2. Electric Organs of Torpedo and Narcine
3. Electrophorus Electricus
4. Malapterurus
5. Uranoscopus (Astroscopus)
6. Origin of the Electric Organs
7. Mechanism of the Electric Discharge
8. Functions of the Electric Organs

XXIII. THE LATERAL LINE SYSTEM :
1. Lateral Line Canal
2. Structure of the Neuromasts
3. Functions of the Lateral Line System
4. Adaptations to the Mode of Life
5. Specialised Lateral Line Organs (Electro Receptors)
6. Ampullary Organ
7. Tuberous Organ
8. Functions of Electroreceptors

XXIV. BIOLUMINESCENCE AND SOUND PRODUCTION :
1. Luminiscent Organs
2. Mechanism of Control
3. Significance of Light
4. Sound Producing Organs
5. Stridulating Organs
6. Sound Produced by Air Bladder
7. Hearing in Fishes
8. Biological Significance

XXV. OLFACTORY, AUDITORY AND PHOTORECEPTORS :
1. Olfactory Organs
2. Olfactory Rosette
3. Structure of the Olfactory Epithelium
4. Structure of the Olfactory Bulb and Tract
5. Histochemistry of the Olfactory Epithelium
6. Mechanism of Water Current
7. Functions of the Olfactory Organs
8. Membranous Labyrinth
9. Structure
10. The Hair Cells
12. Photoreceptors
13. Structure
14. Accommodation

XXVI. LOCOMOTION IN FISHES :
1. Muscles in Locomotion
2. Fin Muscles
3. Dark and White Muscles
4. Forces Acting on the Body During Swimming
5. Other Methods of Locomotion

XXVII. MIGRATION OF FISHES :
1. Types of Migration
2. Periodicity of Migration
3. Distance
4. Speed and Duration of Migration
5. Methods of Migration
6. Marking or Tagging of the Fish
7. Patterns of Migration
8. Diadromous Fishes
9. Potamodromous Fishes
10. Oceanodromous Fishes
11. Causes of Migration
12. Advantages of Migration
13. Factors Influencing Migration
14. Role of Hormones
15. Orientation During Migration
16. Life History of Fresh water Eel
17. Anguilla
18. Leptocephtilus Larva (Lepto = Small, Cephalus = Head), American and European eels

XXVIII. ENDOCRINE AND NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEM :
1. The Pituitary Gland
2. Rostral Pars Distalis
3. Proximal Pars Distalis
4. Pars Intermedia
5. Neurohypophysis
6. Cell Types and Hormones of the Pituitary Gland
7. Gonadotrops (FSH and LH Cells)
8. Thyrotrops (TSH Cells)
9. Somatotrops (STH Cells)
10. Corticotrops (ACTH Cells)
11. Prolactin Cells
12. Hormones of Pars Intermedia and Neurohypophysis
13. Neuro-Endocrine Regulation of the Pituitary Gland
14. Thyroid Gland
15. Functions
16. Interrenal Tissue
17. Chromaffin Tissue
18. Pancreatic Islets
19. Histology
20. Functional Significance of Cell Types
21. Corpuscles of Stannius
22. Ultimobranchial Glands
23. Gonads
24. Gastro-Intestinal Hormones
25. Pineal Organ
26. Structure
27. Functions
28. Urophysis (Caudal Neurosecretory System)
29. Pheromones

XXIX. LARVIVOROUS FISHES :
1. Relative Utility of Larvieidal Fishes. Indigenous Species
2. Relative Efficiency

XXX. ADAPTATIONS IN THE HILL STREAM FISHES :
1. Conditions in the Hill Streams
2. Modifications in the Fish Fauna
3. External Shape and Form of the Body
4. Scales
5. Position of the Mouth and Lips
6. Barbels
7. Paired Fins
8. Caudal Fin and Caudal Peduncle
9. Eyes
10. Gill Apertures and Branchiostegal
11. Rays
12. Skeleton
13. Air Bladder
14. Adhesive Apparatus
15. Histological Structure
16. Mechanism of Adhesion
17. Origin of the Hillstream Fishes

XXXI. ADAPTATIONS IN THE DEEP SEA FISHES :
1. Conditions in the Deep Sea
2. Adaptations Shown by Mesopelagic Fishes
3. Adaptations in Bathypelagic Fishes
4. Adaptations in Benthic Fishes
5. Food and Feeding Habits
6. Eyes and other Sense Organs
7. Bioluminescence
8. Methods for Maintaining Buoyancy
9. Adaptations for Reproduction and Spawning

XXXII. EXOTIC FISHES
XXXIII. FISHERY RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC VALUE :
1. Economic Value
2. Fish as Food
3. Fish as Food for Cattle
4. Fish Oil
5. Fish Manure and Guano
6. Fish Silage
7. Fish Glue and Isinglass
8. Fish Leather
9. Fish Sausage and Soup
10. Fish Flour and Biscuits
11. Artificial Pearl
12. For Preparing Insulin
13. Biological Control
14. For Decoration
15. Harmful Fish

XXXIV. INLAND FISHERIES RESOURCES :
1. Riverine Fisheries
2. The Ganga River System
3. The Brahmaputra River System
4. The East Coast River System
5. The Indus River System
6. Reservoir Fisheries
7. Cold Water Fisheries of the Lakes
8. Riverine Resources of Cold Water Fishery

XXXV. ESTUARINE FISHERIES :
1. Open Estuaries
2. Embanked Estuary
3. Principal Fisheries of Brackish Water

XXXVI. MARINE FISHERIES :
1. Fishery Resources
2. Coastal Fisheries
3. Factors Influencing Fish Production Along the West and East Coast
4. Principal Capture Fisheries
5. Hilsa Fishery
6. Sardine Fishery
7. Mackerel Fishery
8. Bombay Duck Fishery
9. Ribbon Fish Fishery
10. Eel Fishery
11. Pomfret Fishery
12. Polynemids
13. Sole Fish Fishery
14. Catfish Fishery
15. Shark and Ray Fishery
16. Crustacean Fishery
17. Molluscan Fishery

XXXVII. Fishing CRAFTS AND GEAR :
1. Fishing Crafts
2. Fishing Gear
3. Spear and Harpoon
4. Fish Traps
5. Nets
6. Types of Nets
7. Use of Electric Current
8. Modernisation of Fishing Methods

XXXVIII. PRESERVATION AND PROCESSING OF FISH :
1. Spoilage of Fish
2. Rigor Mortis
3. Causes of the Spoilage of Fish
4. Preservation of Fish
5. Chilling
6. Freezing
7. Deep Freezing and Freeze-drying
8. Sun Drying
9. Salting
10. Brining
11. Smoking
12. Canning
13. Processing of Fish
14. Food Poisoning by Fish

XXXIX. FISH CULTURE :
1. Physical Factors Affecting Fish Culture
2. Depth of Water
3. Temperature
4. Light
5. Turbidity
6. Chemical Factors Influencing Fish Culture
7. Dissolved Oxygen
8. Carbon Dioxide
9. pH Level
10. Hardness of Water
11. Dissolved Inorganic and Organic Compounds
12. Biota of The Pond Water
13. Carrying Capacity of a Pond
14. Types of Pond for Culture
15. Hatching Pits
16. Spawning Pond
17. Nursery Pond
18. Rearing Pond
19. Growing Pond or Stocking Pond
20. Construction of a Fish Farm
21. Three Kinds of Ponds are Constructed for Fish Culture
22. Layout of a Fish Farm
23. Kinds of Fish Culture
24. Extensive Fish Culture
25. Intensive Fish Culture
26. Semi-intensive Fish Culture
27. Cultivable Species of Fish
28. Breeding Habits of Cultivable Species
29. Growth and Fecundity of Cultivable Species
30. Important Cultivable Species

XL. POND Management :
1. Prestocking Management of Ponds
2. Preparation of the Nursery Ponds
3. Eradication of Predatory and Weed Fishes
4. Control of Aquatic Insects
5. Fertilization of the Pond
6. Stocking
7. Poststocking Management
8. Feeding
9. Thinning and Harvesting

XLI. FISH SEED RESOURCES AND THEIR TRANSPORT :
1. Fish Seed from Rivers
2. Hatcheries
3. Hapas
4. Fertilization of Eggs by Stripping
5. Bundh Breeding of Fishes
6. Transport of Fish Seed
7. Transport of Fingerlings and Brood Fish

XLII. INDUCED BREEDING BY HORMONES :
1. Induced Breeding of Carps
2. Collection of Gland
3. Preservation and Storage
4. Preparation of Extract and its Preservation
5. Selection of Breeders
6. Preparation of Injection and Dosage
7. Breeding Hapa and Spawning
8. Use of Natural and Synthetic Hormones
9. Ecological Factors Influencing Spawning
10. Induced Breeding of Fishes Other Than Carps

XLIII. COMPOSITE FISH CULTURE, CAGE CULTURE AND USE OF SEWAGE FOR FISH CULTURE :
1. Prawn Culture with Carps
2. Culture of Asexual Fish
3. Monosex Culture
4. Cage Culture
5. Feeding of Fish in Cages
6. Use of Sewage in Fish Culture

XLIV. INTEGRATED FISH Farming :
1. Fish Farming with Agriculture (Paddy)
2. Fish Species Suitable for Culture in Paddy Fields
3. Simultaneous Culture of Fish and Paddy
4. Rotational Culture of Rice and Fish
5. Banana-Fish Culture
6. Fish Farming with Live Stock
7. Integrated Fish-cum-Pig Farming
8. Fish-cum-Duck Farming
9. Fish-cum-Poultry Farming
10. Chick-Pig-Fish Culture
11. Cattle-Fish Culture

XLV. PRAWN CULTURE AND PROCESSING :
1. Collection and Production of prawn seed
2. Culture of Prawns
3. Paddy-cum-Prawn Culture
4. Culture of Fresh Water Prawn
5. Ablation of Eye Stalk
6. Life Cycle and Culture of Giant Prawn
Culture Technology

XLVI. PREPARATION AND MAINTENANCE OF AQUARIUM :
1. Setting of an AQUARIUM
2. Plants of the Aquarium
3. Common Aquarium Fishes
4. Food for Aquarium Fishes
5. Maintenance

XLVII. DISEASES OF FISH :
1. Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Viruses
2. Dropsy
3. Furunculosis
4. Tail Rot or Fin Rot
5. Fungal Disease
6. Diseases Caused by Protozoan Parasites
7. Helminth Parasites
8. Copepod Parasites
9. Anchor Worm (Lernea)
10. Fish Louse (Argulus)
11. Eragasilus
12. Annelid and Mollusc Parasites
13. Fish Leech
14. Glochidium
15. Parasites of the Visceral Organs
16. Control of Fish Diseases and Parasites

XLVIII. WATER POLLUTION AND FISHERIES :
1. Causes of Water Pollution
2. Domestic Sewage
3. Industrial Wastes and Effluents
4. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation
5. Fertilizers
6. Pesticides and Insecticides
7. Radioactive Waste
8. Thermal Waste
9. Oil Pollution
10. Acidification
11. Mining Wastes
12. Effect of Pollutants on Fish
13. Precautions

XLIX. SOME ASPECTS OF FISH GENETICS :
1. Chromosomes
2. Gene and Chromosome Mutation
3. Sex Chromosomes
4. Sex Determination
5. Polyploidy
6. Hybridization

L. GENETICS, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND AQUACLLTURE :
1. Quantitative Genetics
2. Chrmosome Ploidy Manipulation
3. Gynogencsis
4. Androgenesis
5. Transgenic Fish
6. Genes used in Transgenic Fish Production
7. Future of Transgenic Studies for Aquaculture

LI. FISHERY MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION :
1. Conservation of Genetic Diversity
2. Conservation of Ecological Diversity
3. IUCN Red List Categories
4. Threatened Freshwater Fishes
5. Characteristics of an Endangered Fish
6. Measures for Fish Conservation
7. In-Situ Conservation
8. Ex-Siru Conservation
9. Cryopreservation of Gametes
10. Technique of Cryopreservation
11. Other Applications of Cryopreserved Sperms

LII. FISHERIES Economics AND EXTENSION :
1. Fishery Resources as Common Property Resources
2. Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY)
3. Maximum Economic Yield (MEY)
4. Optimum Sustainable Yield (OSY)
5. Fisheries Extension Programmes
6. Fish Farmer's Development Agencies (FFDAs)
7. Other Agencies

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