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Sustainable Fishery Systems

Series: Fish and Aquatic Resources Series Volume: 5

By: Anthony T Charles

270 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #97841 | ISBN: 0632057750
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Analyses fisheries as holistic systems, providing a comprehensive understanding of their diversity, structure and operation.

Sustainable Fishery Systems is the most comprehensive treatise I have read on the subject of fisheries systems. Readers will be hard--pressed to find a fisheries--related topic that is not at least touched upon or mentioned in passing, and many topics are treated with thoroughness. (Fish and Fisheries)


Part I. The Fishery System: Structure and Dynamics; Fishery Systems; The Natural System; The Human System; The Management System: Policy and Planning; Fishery Management; Fishery Development; Fishery Research; Dynamics of the Fishery System; Case Studies of Fishery Systems Part B. Toward Sustainable Fishery Systems Sustainability in Fishery Systems; Uncertainty and the Precautionary Approach; Complexity, Diversity and the Ecosystem Approach; Fishery Conflicts and the Co-management Approach; Rights in Fishery Systems; Resilient Fishery Systems and Robust Management. Appendix: Integrated Models of Fishery Systems.

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Anthony Charles is a professor of Management Science and of Environmental Studies at Saint Marya s University, in Halifax, Canada. He has an extensive record of interdisciplinary research and teaching on fisheries, combined with practical experience working with fishery agencies and organisations at the local, national and international levels, in both northern and southern nations.

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