Skip to main content

Factors influencing movement behaviour and home range size in ide Leuciscus idus

Buy Article:

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Seventeen individuals of ide Leuciscus idus were radio-tracked weekly from September 2003 to September 2004 in the River Elbe, Czech Republic, to examine migration patterns and the influence of environmental factors on their diurnal behaviour. Of the 10 environmental factors measured, L. idus were significantly influenced by turbidity, which increased diurnal movement and the home range size of the species. The peak of longitudinal movement occurred in the spring, indicating pre-spawning migration. Migrating fish moved downstream and later returned upstream to the vicinity of their original locations, displaying a homing behaviour.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: cyprinids; insectivores; lowland river; migration; telemetry

Document Type: Regular Paper

Affiliations: 1: TGM-Water Research Institute, Podbabská 30, 160 62 Prague 6, Czech Republic 2: CEH Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8BB,U.K.

Publication date: 2009-04-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more