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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • 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...

  • Advances in Fisheries Scienceby Andrew I. L. 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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 267.95

    "The book is traditional proceedings fare, with a mix of overview articles and experience papers covering a range of topics. The book has a socioeconomic focus, but it can be read by those with little or no formal training in social sciences. The authors have avoided intrusive use of economics and social science jargon and this makes the content accessible... more...

  • Global Challenges in Recreational Fisheriesby ěystein Aas

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95

    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...

  • Fish Welfareby Edward Branson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95

    Edward Branson MRCVS, Veterinary Surgeon, RCVS Specialist in Fish Health and Production, Monmouthshire, UK Edward Branson died suddenly before this book was finished and it is a great sadness to his friends and colleagues that he did not see the completion of a project that was so dear to his heart. Edward was a very active member of the Fish Veterinary... more...

  • The Closing of the Frontierby John G Butcher

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 75.90

    This book is the first on the history of the marine fisheries of Southeast Asia. It takes as its central theme the movement of fisheries into new fishing grounds, particularly the diverse ecosystems that make up the seas of Southeast Asia. This process accelerated between the 1950s and 1970s in what the author calls “the great fish race”.... more...

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Certificationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 33.00

    Concerns about sustainability and the effectiveness of fisheries management on the part of the public have resulted in demand from NGOs, retailers and consumers for assurances that the food they purchase has been sustainably produced. This has led to a number of private entities responding to this demand by establishing eco-labels and certification... more...

  • Infectious Disease in Aquacultureby B Austin

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 280.00

    With an ever increasing demand for seafood that cannot be met by capture fisheries alone, growing pressure is being placed on aquaculture production. However, infectious diseases are a major constraint. Infectious disease in aquaculture: prevention and control brings together a wealth of recent research on this problem and its effective management.... more...

  • International Fish Screening Techniquesby A. W. H. TURNPENNY; R. A. HORSFIELD

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 198.00

    In March 2011 the Institute of Fisheries Management, in the United Kingdom, organised a two-day conference which attracted international experts from the UK, Europe and the USA. Presenting key papers from the meeting this book will be of interest to academics, students, practitioners and environmental regulators everywhere. more...