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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Fisheries Acousticsby John Simmonds; David N. MacLennan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 296.95

    Living resources of the sea and fresh water have long been an important source of food and economic activity. With fish stocks continuing to be over-exploited, there is a clear focus on fisheries management, to which acoustic methods can and do make an important contribution. The second edition of this widely used book covers the many technological... more...

  • Handbook of Microalgal Cultureby Amos Richmond

    Wiley 2008; US$ 437.95

    Handbook of Microalgal Culture is truly a landmark publication, drawing on some 50 years of worldwide experience in microalgal mass culture. This important book comprises comprehensive reviews of the current available information on microalgal culture, written by 40 contributing authors from around the globe. The book is divided into four... more...

  • Live Feeds in Marine Aquacultureby Josianne G. Stottrup; Lesley McEvoy

    Wiley 2008; US$ 279.95

    As the expansion in world aquaculture continues at a very high rate, so does the need for information on feeding of cultivated fish and shellfish. In the larval and juvenile phases of many species, the use of manufactured feed is not possible. This important book covers in detail the biology and culture of the main live prey and microalgae used as... more...

  • Dietary Supplements for the Health and Quality of Cultured Fishby H. Nakagawa; M. Sato; D.M. III Gatlin

    CABI 2007; US$ 140.00

    Addresses information on the effects of micronutrients and other efficacious substances from plants, animals and bacteria, with regard to quality and health of cultured fish. Here, each chapter contains tables, figures. This book is packed with references to help expand your knowledge of various aspects of fish culture technology. more...

  • Fisheries Managementby Tim McClanahan; Juan Carlos Castilla

    Wiley 2008; US$ 273.95

    The world’s stocks of wild fish continue to decline, making the task of finding innovative, sustainable and socially acceptable methods of fisheries management more important than ever. Several new approaches from around the world have proved to be successful in stemming the decline whilst increasing fish catches, and under the editorship... more...

  • Methods for the Study of Marine Benthosby Anastasios Eleftheriou; Alasdair McIntyre

    Wiley 2008; US$ 229.95

    Ecosystems of the benthic environment are a sensitive index to ecological change, and as such demand long-term and effective monitoring. Methods for the Study of Marine Benthos provides comprehensive information on the tools and techniques available to those working in areas where the declining health of the sea, depletion of marine resources and the... more...

  • Oyster Cultureby George C. Matthiessen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 208.95

    The oyster trade worldwide is of huge commercial importance, and the demand for high quality oysters is rising all the time. With wild stocks depleted, the ever-increasing multi-million dollar oyster farming industry is serving this demand. Oyster Culture is a thorough review of the subject, providing a huge wealth of practical and commercially... more...

  • The Ecosystem Approach to Fisheriesby G. Bianchi; H.R. Skjoldal

    CABI 2008; US$ 170.00

    Sustainable use of aquatic ecosystems is high on regional, national and international agendas and central to the implementation of international agreements on biological diversity, fisheries and fish stock management. This book covers theoretical and applied aspects of sustainable management, with emphasis on addressing implementation issues. more...

  • A Fishery Manager's Guidebookby Kevern L. Cochrane; Serge M. Garcia

    Wiley 2009; US$ 263.95

    Co-published with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Fisheries management is the process that has evolved to try to ensure that fisheries operate in a manner that provides the immediate benefits in a sustainable manner. The widely accepted goal is that the full range of benefits should not only be available for this generation... more...

  • Changing the Face of the Watersby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99

    Increase growth, however, brings increased risk, and aquaculture now lies at a crossroads. One direction points toward the giant strides in productivity, industry concentration, and product diversification. Another direction points toward the dangers of environmental degradation and the marginalization of small fish farmers. Yet another direction invites... more...