Books  Environmental Studies  Water Resources & Management  Marine Resources & Management 

Sampling Methods Applied to Fisheries Science: A manual

Handbook / Manual

By: Emygdio Landerset Cadima

88 pages, Figs

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #160205 | ISBN: 9251053979
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £12.17 $16/€14 approx

About this book

The main objective of this manual is to present the basic and standard concepts of sampling methods applied to fisheries science. In order to ensure sound fisheries research, it is essential to have reliable data from landing ports, fishery stocks and research surveys. A rational management of fishing resources can then be established to ensure a sustainable exploitation rate and responsible fisheries management, providing long-term benefits for all. This document provides an introduction to sampling theory and introduces the theory of the three worlds (population, sample and sampling), as well as a short revision of probability concepts. It also provides an overview of the simple random, random stratified, cluster and two-stage sampling methods. The expressions for estimating the mean and total of the populations, their sampling distributions, the expected values, the sampling variances and their estimates are included and justified for each of the sampling designs. The document also contains a case study of biological sampling from landing ports and exercises that should be used to further understanding of the objectives of sampling and its advantages for fishery resource studies.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries

Clearance price: £29.69 £53.99 (Save £24.30) $39/€34 approx

Aquaculture in the Ecosystem

NHBS Price: £159.99 $210/€182 approx

The MESH Blue Book

Clearance price: £1.25 £4.99 (Save £3.74) $2/€1 approx

Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know

NHBS Price: £10.99 $14/€12 approx

Watersheds, Bays, and Bounded Seas

NHBS Price: £28.99 $38/€33 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194