Factors influencing movement behaviour and home range size in ideLeuciscus idus

P. Kulíšková, P. Horký, O. Slavík, J. I. Jones
2009 Journal of Fish Biology  
Kuliskova, P.; Horky, P.; Slavik, O.; Jones, J.I.. 2009 Factors influencing movement behaviour and home range size in ide Abstract: 17 individuals of ide Leuciscus idus were radio-tracked weekly from September 2003 to September 2004 in the Elbe River, Czech Republic to examine migration patterns and the influence of environmental factors on the diurnal behaviour. Of the 10 environmental factors measured, ide were significantly influenced by turbidity, which increased diurnal movement and the
more » ... e range size of the species. The peak of longitudinal movement occurred in the spring, indicating prespawning migration. Migrating fish moved downstream and later returned upstream to the vicinity of their original locations, displaying a homing behaviour. in the Elbe River, Czech Republic to examine migration patterns and the 15 influence of environmental factors on the diurnal behaviour. Of the 10 environmental factors 16 measured, ide were significantly influenced by turbidity, which increased diurnal movement 17 and the home range size of the species. The peak of longitudinal movement occurred in the 18 spring, indicating pre-spawning migration. Migrating fish moved downstream and later 19 returned upstream to the vicinity of their original locations, displaying a homing behaviour. 20 21
doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02198.x pmid:20735630 fatcat:vur6ytgm6fdpranpodjz4h5f3m