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Living Marine Resources: Their Utilization and Management

Textbook

By: ES Iversen

403 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #43131 | ISBN: 0412987414
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About this book

Provides a thorough, up-to-date introduction to all aspects of fisheries science. This clearly written text offers insight into a topic of increasing importance - the wise utilization and management of sea fisheries to maximize production without exceeding their carrying capacity. Adoption of the approaches presented will improve the conservation and management of the many world fisheries that are suffering from years of inefficient practices.

A text that provides a current introduction to all aspects of fisheries science, for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. _ Sci Tech Book News; This book should be a valuable introduction to the subject of marine resources at the college level. In addition, the material is valuable to fishery and social scientists, fishery officers and administrators, and students in biology, engineering, economics and law. - Aquaculture Magazine, August 1996; This text offers insight into a topic of increasing importance-the wise utilization and management of sea fisheries to maximize production without exceeding their carrying capacity. Adoption of the approaches presented will improve the conservation and management of the many world fisheries that are suffering from years of inefficient practices. - American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists, December 1996


Contents

Part I Living resources: their habitats and fisheries; Ocean environment; Major resource organisms - plants and invertebrates; Major living organisms - vertebrates; Part II: Fisheries, gear, methods, and landings; Fishing gear and methods; Fish as food (Fisheries technology); Major world fisheries nations; Sea farming (aquaculture). Part III Fisheries biology: Life histories of resource species; Age and growth of resource species; Behaviour; Population size and fluctuations. Part IV Fisheries management and regulations: Management objectives; Management techniques; Examples of management programs; Future of commercial world fisheries. Part V Recreational fisheries: Fishermen, resources, gear, and value; Recreational fisheries biology; Recreational fisheries management; Management techniques; Future of recreational fisheries.

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