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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North Americaby J. Brian Alford; Mark S. Peterson; Christopher C. Green

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on marine ecosystems.? Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters... more...

  • American Tunaby Andrew F. Smith

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    In a lively account of the American tuna industry over the past century, celebrated food writer and scholar Andrew F. Smith relates how tuna went from being sold primarily as a fertilizer to becoming the most commonly consumed fish in the country. In American Tuna , the so-called "chicken of the sea" is both the subject and the backdrop for other... more...

  • Marine Managed Areas and Fisheriesby Magnus L. Johnson; Jane Sandell

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 201.00

    Advances in Marine Biology has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963--over 40 years of outstanding coverage! The series is well known for its excellent reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA) with an internationally renowned Editorial Board, the serial... more...

  • Fish Pheromones and Related Cuesby P. W. Sorensen; Brian D. Wisenden

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    Organisms release pheromones into their environments to allow them to communicate with other members of their species. Pheromones are of increasing interest in both basic and applied aspects of fish biology.   Fish Pheromones and Related Cues provides a timely synthesis of this growing body of pheromone research exploring everything from how these... 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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 288.95

    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$ 205.95

    The scallop farming industry continues to expand, providing an important global source of food and revenue. In recent decades over-fishing has caused a decline in wild stocks and as consumer demand increases, the opportunities for new and existing scallop farming ventures are greater than ever before. In this important new edition, experienced scallop... more...