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Living marine resources : their utilization and management

Author: Edwin S Iversen
Publisher: New York : Chapman & Hall, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Living Marine Resources provides a thorough, up-to-date introduction to all aspects of fisheries science. This clearly written text offers insight into a topic of increasing importance - the wise utilization and management of sea fisheries to maximize production without exceeding their carrying capacity. Adoption of the approaches presented will improve the conservation and management of the many world fisheries  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: Ch. 1. Ocean Environment --
Ch. 2. Major Resource Organisms --
Plants and Invertebrates --
Ch. 3. Major Resource Organisms --
Vertebrates --
Ch. 4. Life Histories of Resource Species --
Ch. 5. Age and Growth of Resource Species --
Ch. 6. Fish and Shellfish Behavior --
Ch. 7. Population Size and Fluctuations --
Ch. 8. Fishing Vessels, Gear, and Methods --
Ch. 9. Food and Nonfood Fisheries --
Ch. 10. Major World Fishing Nations --
Ch. 11. Sea Farming (Aquaculture) --
Ch. 12. Management Objectives --
Ch. 13. Fisheries Management --
Environmental Manipulations --
Ch. 14. Fisheries Management --
Laws and Regulations --
Ch. 15. Future of World Commercial Fisheries --
Ch. 16. Recreational Fishermen, Resources, Gear, and Value --
Ch. 17. Recreational Fisheries Biology --
Ch. 18. Recreational Fisheries Management --
Ch. 19. Future of Recreational Fisheries --
Appendix A Selected General References --
Appendix B The Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Responsibility: Edwin S. Iversen.
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Living Marine Resources provides a thorough, up-to-date introduction to all aspects of fisheries science. Part two examines fisheries biology, including age, growth, fecundity, and mortality,  Read more...

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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 Read more...

 
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