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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Climate Change and Small Pelagic Fishby Dave Checkley; Jürgen Alheit; Yoshioki Oozeki; Claude Roy

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 128.00

    The first book to extensively address climate change effects on small pelagic fish such as anchovy, sardine, sprat, and herring. 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 US$ 225.29

    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...

  • Advances in Fisheries Scienceby Andrew I. L. Payne; John Cotter; Ted Potter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 273.95 US$ 237.42

    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...

  • Environmental Best Management Practices for Aquacultureby Craig S. Tucker; John A. Hargreaves

    Wiley 2009; US$ 228.95 US$ 198.42

    Published in Cooperation with THE UNITED STATES AQUACULTURE SOCIETY The rapid growth of aquaculture worldwide and domestically has caused concerns over social and environmental impacts. Environmental advocacy groups and government regulatory agencies have called for better management to address potentially negative impacts and assure sustainable... more...

  • Species and System Selection for Sustainable Aquacultureby PingSun Leung; Cheng-Sheng Lee; Patricia J. O'Bryen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95 US$ 239.16

    Published in Cooperation with THE UNITED STATES AQUACULTURE SOCIETY As aquaculture production continues to grow and develop there is a continuous search for new species to culture to be able to fully exploit new national and international markets. Species selection for aquaculture development often poses an enormous challenge for decision makers... more...

  • Global Challenges in Recreational Fisheriesby Øystein Aas

    Wiley 2008; US$ 284.95 US$ 246.96

    Recreational or sports fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide and in many countries represents an important social and cultural activity. In some regions, it also contributes significant income to tourism and tackle businesses. In addition to its importance from a social and economic standpoint, the impact of recreational fishing on the... more...