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Living marine resources : their utilization and management

Author: Edwin S Iversen
Publisher: New York : Chapman & Hall, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to various aspects of fisheries science. This text offers insight into the utilization and management of sea fisheries to maximize production without exceeding their carrying  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Iversen
ISBN: 0412987414 9780412987410
OCLC Number: 32468091
Description: xvi, 403 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I: Living resources: their habitat and fisheries; Ocean environment; Major resource organisms--plants and invertebrates; Major resource organisms--vertebrates; Life histories of resource species; Age and growth of resource species; Part II: Fisheries Biology; Fish and shellfish behavior; Population size and fluctuations; Part III: Fisheries: gear, methods and landings; Fishing vessels, gear and methods; Food and nonfood fisheries; Major world fishing nations; Sea farming (aquaculture); Part IV: Fisheries management and regulation; Management objectives; Fisheries management--environmental manipulations; Fisheries management--laws and regulations; Future of world commercial fisheries; Part V: Recreational fisheries; Recreational fishermen, resources, gear, and value; Recreational fisheries biology; Recreational fisheries management; Future of recreational fisheries; Appendices; Appendix A: Selected general references; Appendix B: The Magnuson Fishery Conservation Management Act.
Responsibility: Edwin S. Iversen.
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A text that provides a current introduction to all aspects of fisheries science, for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. _ Sci Tech Book News; This book should be a valuable introduction to Read more...

 
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