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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Four Fishby Paul Greenberg

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    Our relationship with the ocean is undergoing a profound transformation. Whereas just three decades ago nearly everything we ate from the sea was wild, rampant overfishing combined with an unprecedented bio-tech revolution has brought us to a point where wild and farmed fish occupy equal parts of a complex and confusing marketplace. We stand at the... more...

  • Codby Mark Kurlansky

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.98

    The Cod. Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been triggered by it, national diets have been based on it, economies and livelihoods have depended on it. To the millions it has sustained, it has been a treasure more precious that gold. This book spans 1,000 years and four continents. From the Vikings to Clarence Birdseye, Mark Kurlansky... more...

  • Fish Diseases and Disorders, Volume 1by P.T.K. Woo

    CABI 2006; US$ 250.00

    Written by experts actively working in the area, this book provides a review of the major diseases of fish caused by protozoan and metazoan parasites. The new edition has been thoroughly updated since publication of the first edition in 1995. It covers recent advances in the understanding of fish diseases including the improvement of diagnostic techniques... more...

  • Tilapia Cultureby A.F.M. El-Sayed

    CABI 2006; US$ 120.00

    Tilapia are sometimes known as ''aquatic chicken'' due to their high growth rates, adaptability to a wide range of environmental conditions, and ability to grow and reproduce in captivity and feed on low trophic levels. As a result, these fishes ahave become excellent candidates for aquaculture, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. more...

  • Fishing for Coherenceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    Policy coherence entails the application of mutually reinforcing policies across government departments to achieve objectives consistent with internationally agreed development goals. The current fisheries situation poses particularly interesting issues of policy coherence, both in terms of ensuring sustainable and responsible fisheries and with regard... more...

  • Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 98.00

    Why aren?t market mechanisms more widely used to manage fisheries in OECD countries? Despite the demonstrated benefits from instruments such as transferable access rights and individual transferable quotas, there remains some resistance to their further use in many OECD countries. Such resistance stems largely from a lack of information about the potential... more...

  • Aquaculture Engineeringby Odd-Ivar Lekang

    Wiley 2008; US$ 259.95

    As aquaculture continues to grow at a rapid pace, understanding the engineering behind aquatic production facilities is of increasing importance for all those working in the industry. Aquaculture engineering requires knowledge of the many general aspects of engineering such as material technology, building design and construction, mechanical engineering... more...

  • Fish Catching Methods of the Worldby Otto Gabriel; Klaus Lange; Erdmann Dahm; Thomas Wendt

    Wiley 2008; US$ 297.95

    In the sixteen years since the last edition of Von Brant’s classic work was published, fishing and fisheries have undergone vast changes. Not only has there been great progress in the development of new tools, materials and techniques, but the industry has seen an increasing need to address controversial issues such as declining fish stocks,... more...

  • Scallop Farmingby David Hardy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 212.95

    "Scallop Farming (2nd ed.) serves as an 'all-purpose' guide to not only scallop farming, but also shellfish farming in general. It provides vital intorductory information for industry newcomers, it will no doubt expose experienced farmers to some new ideas. This book could be a good catalyst for renewing interest in scallop farming." Matt Liutkus... more...

  • Advances in Fisheries Scienceby Andy Payne; John Cotter; Ted Potter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 265.95

    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. Traditional fishery subjects covered include historic... more...