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Cover for Skeletal abnormalities.

In this chapter, the author discussed the potential effects of climate change on the skeletal abnormalities. Two effects were highlighted namely the altered meristic counts which is the variation in the number of the species-specific countable structures partly heritable and partly dependent on a...

Author(s)
Boglione, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Neoplasms.

This chapter discussed non-infectious disorders caused by climate change such as neoplasms of the skin, oral neoplasms, and liver. As reported form earlier studies, the cause and pathogenesis of fish neoplasms are considered multifactorial involving both intrinsic factors (age, gender, reproductive ...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding and its regulation.

This chapter discussed the effects of climate change, dissolved gases and pH, water currents, turbidity and light levels and contaminants on the feeding patterns and activity of fish such as habitat ranges and migration patterns as well as on tropic food webs and interactions, and ecosystem...

Author(s)
Volkoff, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional and metabolic disorders.

The present chapter presents studies on how climate change, in farming conditions, may affect nutrition and metabolism and related production disorders in fishes. Examples focused on salmonids, as a major farmed species, in both freshwater and marine environments.

Author(s)
Waagbø, R.; Olsvik, P. A.; Remø, S. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour including fish migration.

This chapter discussed how climate change can induce behaviour-environment mismatches in fish. Highlights of the chapter focused on how maladaptive behaviours, or behavioural disorders, may arise in response to climate change including increased water temperature, carbon dioxide and decreased...

Author(s)
Lennox, R. J.; Brownscombe, J. W.; Elvidge, C. K.; Harrison, P.; Peiman, K.; Raby, G. D.; Cooke, S. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stress in response to environmental changes.

This chapter discussed environmental factors that are affected by climate changes in influencing the endocrine stress response in fishes. It has also recently been reported from previous studies that the exposure of parents to environmental changes may improve progeny survival in fish, implicating...

Author(s)
Faught, E.; Hernandez-Perez, J.; Wilson, J. M.; Vijayan, M. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ionic regulation.

In this chapter the effect of climate change on ionoregulation in fishes was discussed. Ionoregulation in fishes is essential for survival and success, and osmoregulatory failure is often observed as a precursor to death. The two main climate change factors that are considered in this chapter are:...

Author(s)
Wilson, J. M.; Guerreiro, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cassava: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the various phases of the growth cycle of cassava and the effects of photoperiod, temperature, nutrition, water deficit and stress and climate change on the developmental physiology of cassava.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sweet potato: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the effects of various factors, such as photoperiod, temperature, nutrition, water deficit and stress and climate change, on the growth and development of sweet potatoes. The adaptability of various sweet potato germplasm to these factors is also discussed.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yams: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the growth cycle, photoperiodism, temperature, plant nutrition, water deficit and stress, and climate change adaptation of yams.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter

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