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Fish conservation : a guide to understanding and restoring global aquatic biodiversity and fishery resources

Author: Gene S Helfman
Publisher: Washington : Island Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reference with a global approach to marine and freshwater fish diversity and fishery resource issues. It brings together information on the decline and restoration of freshwater and marine fishes,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene S Helfman
ISBN: 9781559635950 1559635959 9781559635967 1559635967
OCLC Number: 80180254
Description: xiv, 584 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
ch. 1. Fish biodiversity and why it should matter --
pt. II. Imperiled fishes : taxonomy, geography, and vulnerability --
ch. 2. Roll call I : a taxonomic perspective --
ch. 3. Roll call II : a geopolitical perspective --
ch. 4. Characteristics of vulnerable species and correlates of imperilment --
pt. III. Indirect causes of decline : habitat, water, and introductions --
ch. 5. Habitat modification and loss --
ch. 6. Dams, impoundments, and other hydrological alterations --
ch. 7. Degraded water quality --
ch. 8. Alien species I : case histories, mechanisms, and levels of impact --
ch. 9. Alien species II : understanding the process, minimizing the impact --
pt. IV. Direct causes of decline : fishes as commodities --
ch. 10. Fishes versus fisheries I : overfishing --
ch. 11. Fishes versus fisheries II : behavior, life history evolution, and ecosystems --
ch. 12. Coral reefs, fishes, and fisheries : exploitation in fragile ecosystems --
ch. 13. The trade in live fishes --
ch. 14. The promise of aquaculture and hatcheries --
pt. V. Asking hard questions, sorting out answers --
ch. 15. The ethics of exploitation and intervention : do we have the right? --
ch. 16. Future perspectives : beyond gloom and doom? --
Appendix. Probable fish extinctions.
Responsibility: Gene S. Helfman.
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"In "Fish Conservation," Helfman provides a clear analysis of the state of the world's fish fauna and fisheries, and he takes away our excuse of ignorance for not engaging in major efforts to Read more...

 
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