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Industrial Fisheries, Fish Stocks and Seabirds


Series: Buckland Foundation Series

By: R Bailey

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #43120 | ISBN: 0412546604
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Scientific account of the impact of industrial fisheries and the stocks which they exploit on the fish stocks themselves and other components of the ecosystem. In addition to an overall review, the book also looks at changes that have occurred in the North Sea fish community and provides an account of the importance of the species concerned seabird populations. |Recent events in seabird populations, for example the sandeel breeding failures on the Shetland Isles, are dealt with in greater detail in a chapter on case histories. The book is based on the 1992 Buckland lectures.


The industrial fisheries. The biology, distribution and ecology of stocks exploited in the industrial fisheries. The impact of the industrial fisheries in the North Sea and adjacent areas. The life history and ecology of seabirds. The potential ways in which fisheries can affect seabirds and other predators. Case histories. Overview of the interactions between fisheries, fish stocks and seabird populations.

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