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The Red Sea Ecosystem and Fisheries

  • Equips readers with a comprehensive understanding of the Red Sea fisheries
  • Presents a standardized Red Sea fisheries data from 1950 to 2010
  • Provides the local names of Red Sea fisheries to help the communication with local people

Series: Coral Reefs of the World (Springer) Volume: 7

By: Dawit Tesfamichael(Editor), Daniel Pauly(Editor)

203 pages, 73 colour & 42 b/w illustrations, 52 colour tables


Hardback | Feb 2016 | #229978 | ISBN-13: 9789401774338
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NHBS Price: £99.99 $140/€113 approx

About this book

The Red Sea Ecosystem and Fisheries is the first comprehensive coverage of Red Sea fisheries to inform researchers and decision makers. The Red Sea is a geologically young sea, but also an area with the oldest record of human sea food exploitation. Examining the fisheries of the Red Sea has become extremely important to understand the ecosystem and the direct human impact of fishing on Red Sea ecosystems. The Red Sea Ecosystem and Fisheries gives extensive data on different fisheries sectors identified and described for each country bordering the Red Sea. Furthermore, its catch and specific composition is also described over the period 1950 to 2010. Combined with the ecosystem model this useful information can uniquely help managing fisheries and ecosystems of the Red Sea.


1. Introduction to the Red Sea
2. Egypt
3. Sudan
4. Eritrea
5. Yemen
6. Saudi Arabia
7. Jordan
8. Israel
9. An exploration of ecosystem-based approaches for the management of Red Sea fisheries
10. Common names of exploited fish and invertebrates of the Red Sea

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