Mind of the Trout by Thomas C. Grubb, Jr.
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Mind of the Trout
By Thomas C. Grubb, Jr.

The Mind of the Trout

A Cognitive Ecology for Biologists and Anglers

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Mind of the Trout by Thomas C. Grubb, Jr.

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How and why do trout think? How do they decide where to eat and which food to eat? Why do they refuse to behave as predicted, stumping anglers by rejecting a larger fly for a smaller one or not responding at all to anything in an angler's box? How do trout know to bolt to one particular covered area after being hooked or flushed? Why can trout smell better than humans but not remember as well? Citing the most recent scientific findings in a readily understandable form, Thomas C. Grubb, Jr. addresses these questions and more in The Mind of the Trout. It is the first book to bring together many varied concepts of cognitive ecology as applied to trout and their salmonid relatives: char, salmon, grayling, and whitefish.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780299183745
ISBN-10: 0299183742
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: University of Wisconsin Press
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas C. Grubb, Jr.

Thomas C. Grubb, Jr., is professor in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at the Ohio State University. He is the author of Beyond Birding.

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