Advances in Fisheries Science: Original Sources and Contemporary Research

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April 2008



This timely book brings readers up to date on the wide range of advances made in fisheries science since the publication in 1957 of On the Dynamics of Exploited Fish Populations (Beverton and Holt), regarded by many fisheries scientists as one of the most important books on fisheries yet published.


Foreword by Sidney J. Holt. One hundred and twenty years of change in fishing power of English North Sea trawlers. The decline of the English and Welsh fishing fleet?. After Beverton and Holt. Contributions of the fishing industry to research through partnerships. Understanding and managing marine fisheries with the aid of a digital map. Managing without best predictions: the Management Strategy Evaluation. framework. From fish to fisheries: the changing focus of management advice. The contribution of science to management of the North Sea cod (Gadus morhua). and UK sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) fisheries: can we do better?. Management of elasmobranch fisheries in the North Atlantic. Accumulation of new knowledge and advances in fishery management; two. complementary processes?. New technologies for the advancement of fisheries science. Assessment and management of data-poor fisheries. The importance of reproductive dynamics in fish stock assessments. 80 years of multispecies fisheries modelling - significant advances and. continuing challenges. Benthic communities, ecosystems and fisheries. Simulating the marine environment and its use in fisheries research. Overfishing affects more than fish populations: trophic cascades and regime. shifts in the Black Sea. Beverton and Holt's insights into life history theory: influence, application. and future use. The "soundscape" of the sea, underwater navigation, and why we should be. listening more. Fish vitellogenin as a biological effect marker of oestrogenic endocrine. disruption in the open sea. In recognition of inevitable uncertainties: from fisheries management to. managing marine resources


Andy Payne, John Cotter and Ted Potter are based at the CEFAS Laboratory, Lowestoft, UK


"This book will be valuable reading for fisheries managers, scientists and ecologists, students and other interested readers," Fishing News "This book is a fitting tribute to two of the iconic names of fishery science - Ray Beverton and Sidney Holt." Fishing News International
EAN: 9781405170833
ISBN: 1405170832
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2008
Seitenanzahl: 568 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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