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What a fish knows : the inner lives of our underwater cousins / Jonathan Balcombe.

Author/Creator:
Balcombe, Jonathan, 1959- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Fishes -- Behavior.
Fishes -- Physiology.
Animal communication.
Animal intelligence.
Summary:
"The author of Second Nature challenges popular misconceptions to explore the complex lives of the planet's diverse fish species, drawing on the latest understandings in animal behavior and biology to reveal their self-awareness, elaborate courtship rituals and cooperative intelligence,"--NoveList.
Contents:
The misunderstood fish
What a fish perceives
What a fish feels
What a fish thinks
Who a fish knows
How a fish breeds
Fish out of water.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780374288211 (hardcover)
0374288216 (hardcover)
9780374714338 (e-book)
OCLC:
945884394
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