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  • Managing Small-Scale Fisheriesby Fikret Berkes; Robin Mahon; Patrick McConney; Richard Pollnac; Robert Pomeroy

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 25.00

    Human dependence on marine and coastal resources is increasing. Today, small-scale fisheries employ 50 of the world?s 51 million fishers, practically all of whom are from developing countries. And together, they produce more than half of the world?s annual marine fish catch of 98 million tonnes, supplying most of the fish consumed in the developing... more...

  • Time Banditby Andy Hillstrand; Johnathan Hillstrand; Malcolm MacPherson

    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...

  • Advances in Fisheries Economicsby Trond Bjorndal; Daniel Gordon; Ragnar Arnason; Ussif Rashid Sumaila

    Wiley 2008; US$ 284.95 US$ 246.96

    A true landmark publication, Advances in Fisheries Economics brings together many of the world?s leading fisheries economists to authoritatively cover the many issues facing the field of fisheries economics and management today. Compiled in honour of the work and achievements of Professor Gordon Munro of the University of British Columbia, Canada,... more...

  • Fisheries Acousticsby John Simmonds; David N. MacLennan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 296.95 US$ 257.36

    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...

  • Freshwater Prawn Cultureby Michael Bernard New; Valenti

    Wiley 2008; US$ 373.00 US$ 323.27

    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... more...

  • Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranchingby Kenneth M. Leber; Shuichi Kitada; H. L. Blankenship; Terje Svasand

    Wiley 2008; US$ 328.95 US$ 285.09

    The collapse of many of the World’s fisheries continues to be of major concern and the enhancement of fish stocks through techniques such as ranching is of huge importance and interest across the globe. This important book, which contains fully peer reviewed and carefully edited papers from the 2nd International Symposium in Stock Enhancement... more...

  • Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animalsby Lindsay G. Ross; Barbara Ross

    Wiley 2009; US$ 187.95 US$ 162.89

    The second edition of Anaesthetic and Sedative Techniques for Aquatic Animals provided the fisheries and aquaculture industry with vital information on the use of sedation and anaesthetics in the avoidance of stress and physical damage, which can easily be caused by crowding, capture, handling, transportation and release. Now fully revised and... more...

  • Freshwater Prawnsby Michael Bernard New; Valenti; James H. Tidwell; Louis R. D'Abramo; Methil Narayanan Kutty

    Wiley 2009; US$ 328.95 US$ 285.09

    Covering general biology and every aspect of farming freshwater prawns, from current research to development and commercial practice, this has become widely viewed as a landmark publication in the field. The well-known team of editors, New, Valenti, Tidwell, D’Abramo and Kutty, have gathered cutting-edge contributions from the world's leading... more...

  • Aquaculture Genome Technologiesby Zhanjiang (John) Liu

    Wiley 2008; US$ 228.95 US$ 198.42

    Genomics is a rapidly growing scientific field with applications ranging from improved disease resistance to increased rate of growth. Aquaculture Genome Technologies comprehensively covers the field of genomics and its applications to the aquaculture industry. This volume looks to bridge the gap between a basic understanding of genomic technology... more...

  • Copepods in Aquacultureby Cheng-Sheng Lee; Patricia J. O'Bryen; Nancy H. Marcus

    Wiley 2008; US$ 265.95 US$ 230.49

    The importance of copepods in aquaculture has long been recognized, especially in the larval rearing of many marine fishes. This timely publication provides a single source of information on copepod biology, culture methods and practical use in marine finfish hatcheries. Originating out of a workshop held on copepods by the Oceanic Institute in... more...