The influence of differential swimming speeds on composition of multi-species fish shoals
Source: Journal of Fish Biology, Volume 67, Number 3, September 2005 , pp. 866-872(7)
Abstract:The importance of species-specific swim speeds for the formation of multi-species fish shoals in a Canadian freshwater system was investigated. Swim speed was positively correlated with total length and differed between species but was unrelated to shoal size.
Document Type: Research article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Biology, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE17RH, U.K., 2: Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G128QQ, U.K., 3: Department of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, U.K. and 4: Department of Biology, University of Mount Allison, Sackville, New Brunswick, E4L 1G7, Canada
Publication date: 2005-09-01