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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
?Many brave hearts are asleep in the deep, so beware, beware,? goes the chorus of an old sailors? sing-along that celebrates the allure and danger of the seafaring life. But make no mistake?there truly is much to beware for those who are drawn to risk their lives and seek their fortunes upon the waves. And perhaps none take more chances than the men... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 362.00
The farming of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii has developed rapidly during recent years. Advances in techniques, and the huge expansion of world demand for this species, continue to stimulate the growth of a multi-million dollar industry. This landmark publication is a compendium of information on every aspect of the farming of... more...
- Fremantle Press 2008; US$ 16.95
Its the end of the seventies and one young reporter is bearing witness to the final days of Australias whaling industry. Thirty years after the last whale was captured and slaughtered in Australia, Chris Pash, tells the very human story of the characters and events that brought whaling to an end. This fair and balanced account portrays... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 84.00
This publication contains statistics on fisheries and aquaculture in OECD countries for 2001, 2002 and 2003. Information is provided on fishing fleet, employment in fisheries, government financial transfers, total allowable catches, landings, aquaculture production, recreational fisheries, and imports and exports. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 140.00
This publication describes major developments affecting fisheries in OECD countries, including changes in government policies, trade, and fisheries and aquaculture production. Summary statistics are included for each country. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 134.95
Examines the underlying root causes of our failure to successfully manage the fishery resources of the world's oceans and offers alternative solutions that will allow human society to maximize the long term benefits form ocean resources. This monograph is of interest to academics in economics, business, environmental sciences and sociology. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 19.00
The fish on your plate may have been caught by a high-tech trawler, trapped by a lone fisher, farmed along with tons of others, or even stolen by pirates. It may have been captured in the South Atlantic, landed in Europe, and processed in China. Globalisation, North-South relations, changing attitudes and lifestyles, and the way we manage... more...
- UPF 2001; US$ 44.95
Based on anthropological and historical research in Puerto Rico from 1996 to 2002, Pérez's study explains how and why state intervention has retarded the development of small-scale fishing economies by discouraging opportunities for capital accumulation in coastal communities. more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 205.00
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 both its excellence of reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board,... more...
- CABI 2011; US$ 145.00
Small-scale fisheries make up a large proportion of world's fisheries, both by catch and participation. Effective management is essential to ensure access to fish for food and income. Covering social and economic aspects of the fishery management and governance challenge, this book provides guidance on innovative and alternative management measures... more...