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Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 78: Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation, Part B

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Series: Advances in Marine Biology Volume: 78

By: Shawn E Larson(Editor), Dayv Lowry(Editor)

Academic Press

Hardback | Oct 2017 | #239073 | ISBN-13: 9780128123942
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Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 78: Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation, Part B focuses on a variety of topics, including, but not limited to, an Introduction to Northeast Pacific shark biology, ecology, and conservation, Shark Interactions with Directed and Incidental Fisheries in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: historic and current encounters and challenges for shark conservation, An Introduction to modeling abundance and demographic parameters in shark populations, and Sharks in Captivity: The Role of Husbandry, Breeding, Education and Citizen Science in Shark Conservation. Specialty areas in this longstanding series include marine science, both applied and basic, a wide range of topical areas from all areas of marine ecology, oceanography, fisheries management and molecular biology, and the full range of geographic areas from polar seas, to tropical coral reefs are included making this an ideal reference and resource for postgraduates and researchers in a variety of fields.


Contents

7. Introduction to Northeast Pacific shark biology, research, and conservation II / Shawn Larson and Dayv Lowry
8. Shark Interactions with Directed and Incidental Fisheries in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: historic and current encounters, and challenges for shark conservation / Jackie King, Gordon A. McFarlane, Vladlena Gertseva, Jason Gasper, Sean Matson, Cindy A. Tribuzio
9. An Introduction to modeling abundance and demographic parameters in shark populations / Dovi Kacev, Timothy J Sippel, Michael J Kinney, Sebastian A Pardo, Christopher G Mull
10. Sharks in Captivity: The Role of Husbandry, Breeding, Education and Citizen Science in Shark Conservation / Michael Grassmann, Bryan McNeil and Jim Wharton
11. The economy of shark conservation: the role of eco-tourism and citizen science / Peter Adriaan Mieras, Chris Harvey-Clark, Michael Bear, Gina and Boone Hodgin
12. Conclusions: the future of the management and conservation of sharks in the Northeast Pacific Ocean (NEP) / Dayv Lowry


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Biography

Dr. Shawn Larson received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Science, has been the Curator of Conservation Research at the Seattle Aquarium for 22 years, and has been studying shark biology and ecology for 14 years. Dr. Larson has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and abstracts on the biology and ecology of marine animals. Dr. Larson has organized and run international shark conservation workshops for over 12 years and is currently a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Northeast Pacific Shark Specialist Group tasked with defining the conservation status of all shark species in the northeastern Pacific.

Dr. Dayv Lowry received his Ph.D. from the University of South Florida Department of Integrative Biology, leads the Puget Sound Marine Fish Science Unit at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), and has been studying shark ecomorphology and conservation for 17 years. Dr. Lowry has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and government reports on the biology and ecology of marine fishes. Dr. Lowry has organized and run international marine fish research symposia, developed and implemented fishery policies that promote sustainable conservation, and is currently a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Northeast Pacific Shark Specialist Group tasked with defining the conservation status of all shark species in the northeastern Pacific. He also serves as the WDFW representative on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee.

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