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Freshwater Fisheries Management

Edited By: RG Templeton

501 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Fishing News Books

Paperback | Jan 1995 | Edition: 2 | #43331 | ISBN: 085238209X
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About this book

The new edition of this text continues to offer a essential information and practical guidance for all involved in freshwater fisheries management in temperate regions. The whole text has been fully revised and many sections have been completely rewritten to cover the many advances and developments of the last decade. Once more, the text is primarily concerned with the British Isles. However, the principles described and examples given are widely applicable in many other countries.


Contents

Part 1 The resource: the aquatic environment; water quality; basic fish biology; food and food chains; monitoring and controlling fish stocks; fish mortality. Part 2 Management techniques and methods: management of coarse fisheries; management of salmonid fisheries; construction of stillwaters; maintenance of stillwaters; control of aquatic plants; habitat improvement in still and running waters; bankside vegetation; Control of pests and predators; protection of fish stocks by regulations. Part 3 Exploitation: angling requirements; formation and management of angling clubs; commercial exploitation of coarse fish; crayfish farming; other uses of the aquatic environment. Appendices: administration of freshwater fisheries; careers; national organizations; fisheries grants; legislation; genetic developments and salmonid fishery management; conversion factors; common animal and plant names wih scientific equivalents.

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