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Artificial Reefs

Out of Print

Series: Environmental Management Series

Edited By: AC Jensen, KJ Collins and AP Lockwood

288 pages, 30 line illus, 10 b/w illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #52741 | ISBN: 0412603705
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Brings together reef research work (with a focus on European activity) carried out over the past 20 years, including freshwater reefs as well as marine reefs. |Artificial reefs are created for environmental and/or commercial benefit, and are ideal subjects for investigations on the ecological roles of organisms and fisheries and coastal habitat management.


Artificial reefs in the Southern Baltic Sea: the use of artificial reefs as biofiltration systems. Artificial reefs of the south coast of Portugal, in particular the reefs close to the Ria Formosa estuary. Artificial reefs of France: the artificial reef programme of the region, Landudoc-Roussion, initial aims and deployment. Artificial reefs of France: the artificial reef programme in the Gulfe de Lyon. Artificial reefs in Russia - the SADCO-SHELF programme. Artificial reefs in the Northern Baltic Sea - artificial reefs for improvement of water quality. Artificial reefs off the Mediterannean coast of Israel - artificial reefs off Haifa, Northern Israel. Artificial reefs off the coast of the Netherlands. Artificial reefs in Turkey - the artificial reef in Izmir Bay, Aegean Sea. Artificial reefs of the Islas Canarias - the Santa Agueda Bay reef. Artificial reefs in Spain - a pilot experience with artificial reefs in Galicia, Spain. Artificial reefs in Spain - the El Campello reef. Artificial reefs of the Illes Balears - colonization and biological role of artificial reefs in Balearic coastal waters . The artificial reefs off Monaco. The anti-trawling reefs off Loano, NW Italy; The use of PFA in artificial reefs - the Italian experience. Artificial reefs off the Adriatic coast of Italy. Artificial reefs off the coast of Sicily. The perphyton of artificial substrates. The construction of artificial reefs for coastal defence in the UK. The Torness reef, Scotland, UK - investigations into fisheries enhancement potential. The use of power industry waste in artificial reef construction - a UK perspective. The legal aspects of placing artificial reefs in European waters. Implications of artificial reefs for fishery management and coastal defence in the UK. The potential of artificial reef design in the enhancement of lobster stocks. The use of reefs as habitat improvement devices in the tidal and not-tidal river Bure, England, UK. The Poole Bay Reef, Poole Bay, UK - testing a stabilized PFA artificial reef for environmental acceptability and lobster fishery potential. The Ichtyofauna of artificial reefs on the French Riviera: a comparison of the effect of different reef types (and the Natural habitat) on the fish population. Overview of the Spanish artificial reef programme. Design and aims of artificial reefs in Spain.

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