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  • Biology of Skates

    Biology of Skates

    Skates have become a concern in recent years due to the preponderance of these elasmobranchs that are caught as bycatch or as a directed fishery. This has raised concern because skates have life history characteristics that may make them vulnerable to over-exploitation. It was due to this concern that prompted Drs. David Ebert and James Sulikowski to organize an international symposium on the "Biology of Skates". The aims and goals of the ...

  • By-catch Reduction in the World´s Fisheries

    By-catch Reduction in the World´s Fisheries

    This book comes after several decades of outstanding and successful research that has helped ameliorate some of the most important and controversial fisheries issues in the world – those associated with the unwanted wastage of fish from by-catch and discarding.The 8 chapters encompass contributions from 27 of the world’s leading experts in by-catch reduction. They take the reader through most aspects of the field at a variety of scales and viewp

  • Comparative Evaluations of Innovative Fisheries Management

    Comparative Evaluations of Innovative Fisheries Management

    Comparative Evaluations of Innovative Fisheries Management begins with a look at four places outside the European Union known for innovative management: New Zealand, Nova Scotia, Alaska and Iceland. Then the focus shifts to the success criteria related to specific disciplines including biological and social robustness, economic efficiency and impacts on management costs. Hypotheses are tested using data capable of generating useful results. The ...

  • Computers in Fisheries Research

    Computers in Fisheries Research

    This is the second edition of a book that reviews current and future computer trends in fisheries science applications. The first edition was published 10 years ago. Individuals have been quick to realize the potential of computers in fisheries and scientists continue to take advantage of the rapidly advancing tools and technology. This book provides a valuable sampling of contemporary applications and in some cases compares recent developments ...

  • Echinodermata

    Echinodermata

    Members of the phylum Echinodermata are among the most familiar marine invertebrates. Forms such as the sea star have become virtually a symbol of sea life. Used in ancient oriental medicine as a source of bioactive compounds, sea cucumbers, sea stars and sea urchins are now used for the extraction and purification of cytotoxic, haemolytic, antiviral, antifungal, antifouling, antimicrobial and even anti-tumoural activities. In addition, of the ...

  • Inshore Fisheries Management

    Inshore Fisheries Management

    Despite their importance in terms of employment and income generation, inshore fisheries have been a neglected area of study. The review of the common fisheries policy, especially in the light of the need to re-examine the derogation which reserves access to the inshore zone to coastal state vessels, provides an opportunity to redress the balance. With contributions from leading authorities on fisheries management, the book takes an ...

  • Issues of Decapod Crustacean Biology

    Issues of Decapod Crustacean Biology

    This volume presents the proceedings of the eighth Colloquium Crustacea Decapoda Mediterranea, which was held at the Ionian University on Corfu Island, Greece, from 2 to 6 September 2002, and reflects recent advances in decapod crustacean research. The meeting is the oldest European carcinological event, organized regularly at 3-year intervals since 1972. Although focused on the Mediterranean Sea, worldwide contributions provided a forum for ...

  • Making Fisheries Management Work

    Making Fisheries Management Work

    The state of the Northeast Atlantic fisheries in recent years has highlighted implementation as the Achilles heel of modern fisheries management: discards, unreported or misreported landings are in many cases recognised to effectively subvert sound conservation goals. Implementation is thus a key factor in avoiding fisheries crises. While social science literature on fisheries management has tended to regard the implementation of resource ...

  • Regulation and Compliance in the Atlantic Fisheries

    Regulation and Compliance in the Atlantic Fisheries

    Why and under what conditions are the state's regulations complied with, and when are they violated? Resource scarcity and strict regulation of the Atlantic fisheries have generated a demand for in-depth knowledge of this issue. This comparative study is based on qualitative data from Norway and Newfoundland. It shows that informal social control is a major factor inhibiting violations of formal management regulations among fishermen, and it ...

  • Shallow Lakes in a Changing World

    Shallow Lakes in a Changing World

    Since the late 1980s, shallow lakes in Europe and North America have been receiving concerted attention from limnologists, fishery biologists and lake managers. These developments relate to deterioration of water quality in the lakes due to pollution and accelerated eutrophication, caused by increased urbanization and agriculture in the lake catchments, overexploitation of fish and higher water level fluctuations. The water-quality and ...

  • The Fisheries Co-management Experience

    The Fisheries Co-management Experience

    For two decades the idea of governments and fishers working together to manage fisheries has been advocated, questioned, disparaged and, most importantly, attempted in fisheries from North and South America through Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. This book is the first time these experiences have been pulled together in a single volume, summarized and explained. The Fisheries Co-management Experience begins with a review of the intellectual ...

  • The Future of Fisheries Science in North America

    The Future of Fisheries Science in North America

    Fisheries science in North America is changing in response to a changing climate, new technologies, an ecosystem approach to management and new thinking about the processes affecting stock and recruitment. Authors of the 34 chapters review the science in their particular fields and use their experience to develop informed opinions about the future. Everyone associated with fish, fisheries and fisheries management will find material that will sti

  • The Muskellunge Symposium: A Memorial Tribute to E.J. Crossman

    The Muskellunge Symposium: A Memorial Tribute to E.J. Crossman

    This book documents proceedings of a symposium on muskellunge developed as a memorial for E.J. Crossman. It focuses on the biology, ecology, and management of muskellunge, Ed’s favorite fish. The papers include surveys of current ecological, behavioral, and management-related issues for muskellunge fisheries. The symposium was developed to bring researchers and anglers together, and was sponsored by Muskies, Inc. The papers focus on issues of ...

  • Applied Fish Pharmacology

    Applied Fish Pharmacology

    As aquaculture continues to expand there is a need for greater knowledge of medicinal treatments both for the prevention and treatment of disease and for the economic husbandry of fish. This book, the first of its kind, is written for a worldwide readership. It is a reference manual for anyone involved in the selection of medicines for administration to fish. It will also be useful to administrators concerned with the legal control of ...

  • Artificial Reefs in European Seas

    Artificial Reefs in European Seas

    Artificial Reefs in European Seas focuses on artificial reef research in the Mediterranean and NE Atlantic. The book describes most of the long-term projects running in European seas, presents the legal and economic issues, and suggests future uses for artificial reefs in the European context. Readership: Professionals working on or interested in the uses of artificial reefs for fishery management, coastal zone management, aquaculture ...

  • Artificial Reefs in European Seas

    Artificial Reefs in European Seas

    Artificial Reefs in European Seas focuses on artificial reef research in the Mediterranean and NE Atlantic. The book describes most of the long-term projects running in European seas, presents the legal and economic issues, and suggests future uses for artificial reefs in the European context. Readership: Professionals working on or interested in the uses of artificial reefs for fishery management, coastal zone management, aquaculture ...

  • Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

    Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

    This is the second edition of an extremely important and well received book. The editor has brought together an international team of experts in the subject, producing a book which contains vital information on major aspects of this important subject. It should appear on the shelves of animal behaviourists, fish biologists and fisheries scientists.

  • Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

    Behaviour of Teleost Fishes

    This is the second edition of an extremely important and well received book. The editor has brought together an international team of experts in the subject, producing a book which contains vital information on major aspects of this important subject. It should appear on the shelves of animal behaviourists, fish biologists and fisheries scientists.

  • Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe

    Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe

    Fishermen, marine aquarists, biologists studying seashore and coastal waters, and those involved in trading shellfish and even restaurateurs are aware of the great diversity of crustaceans inhabiting the seas around the British Isles, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Crayfishes, Lobsters and Crabs of Europe will enable the reader to identify 42 crustacean species of commercial importance found in these regions during coastal ...

  • Deep-Sea Demersal Fish and Fisheries

    Deep-Sea Demersal Fish and Fisheries

    This book deals with the bottom-living fishes of the world's largest ecosystem, the deep-sea. After a brief review of the oceanographic setting, the diversity and ecology of this unique ichthyofauna are considered in detail. The book goes on to deal explicitly with slope fisheries, both developed and developing. The interaction of the ecology of the species involved (examples include orange roughy, grenadier, Greenland halibut and ...