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Fish and Fisheries in Estuaries: A Global Perspective (2-Volume Set)

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By: Alan K Whitfield(Editor), Mike Elliott(Editor), Stephen JM Blaber(Editor), Kenneth Able(Editor)
1000 pages, illustrations
Fish and Fisheries in Estuaries: A Global Perspective (2-Volume Set)
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  • Fish and Fisheries in Estuaries: A Global Perspective (2-Volume Set) ISBN: 9781444336672 Hardback Jan 2022 Available for pre-order : Due Jan 2022
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Fish and Fisheries in Estuaries: A Global Perspective brings together the current state of knowledge of estuarine fish in one inclusive work. Featuring contributions by more than fifty internationally recognized researchers and estuarine ichthyological specialists, this landmark resource covers fish assemblages and functional groups, recruitment and production in estuaries, feeding ecology and trophic dynamics, fisheries and the conservation of estuarine fish, and much more.

Thirteen in-depth chapters and two method appendices examine major aspects of fish and fisheries in estuaries throughout the world. The text describes the biology of estuarine fish and their connections with estuarine and adjacent marine and freshwater ecosystems, as well as examining the ways human industrialization and global events such as climate change are impacting both native and non-native species. Topics include habitat diversity, fish foraging behaviour, ecological engineering tools and models, hazards and risks to estuarine fish and fisheries, and estuarine environmental health. Offering detailed information on the biology and ecology of estuarine fish and fisheries, this authoritative reference:
- Explores current approaches and future research directions aimed at achieving a balance between exploitation and conservation of estuarine fishes
- Discusses environmental quality objectives and sustainable management of estuary fisheries
- Addresses the impacts of increased human use of resources such as food, space, and water to estuarine fish and fisheries
- Features numerous international case studies of the management of fisheries, threatened species, estuarine rehabilitation, reproduction and ontogeny, and others
- Covers study and sampling methods, field equipment, and data processing, analysis, and interpretation

Fish and Fisheries in Estuaries: A Global Perspective is an indispensable tool and reference point for fish biologists, fisheries scientists, ecologists and environmental scientists, aquatic ecologists, conservation biologists, estuarine managers and advanced students and instructors in fish biology and fisheries programs.


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Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Fish Assemblages and Functional Groups
Chapter 3: Reproduction, Ontogeny and Recruitment
Chapter 4: Habitat Use and Connectivity
Chapter 5: Feeding Ecology and Trophic Dynamics
Chapter 6: Fishes and Estuarine Environmental Health
Chapter 7: Climate Change and Fishes in Estuaries
Chapter 8: Estuarine Degradation and Rehabilitation
Chapter 9: Estuarine Fisheries
Chapter 10: Conservation of Estuarine Fishes
Chapter 11: Non-native Species in Estuaries
Chapter 12: Management of Fishes and Fisheries in Estuaries
Chapter 13: Fish and Fisheries in Estuaries: Global Synthesis and Future Research Directions

Appendix 1: Study Methods I - Field Equipment, Sampling and Methods
Appendix 2: Study Methods II - Data Processing, Analysis and Interpretation

Fish Species Index
Geographical Index
General Index

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By: Alan K Whitfield(Editor), Mike Elliott(Editor), Stephen JM Blaber(Editor), Kenneth Able(Editor)
1000 pages, illustrations
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