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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • Aquacultureby R.R. Stickney

    CABI 2005; US$ 125.00

    There are now many introductory courses in aquaculture given at colleges and universities, but there is a lack of appropriate general textbooks for such courses. This book aims to fill this gap by providing a broad and readable overview of the subject. more...

  • Fishery Co-Managementby R.S. Pomeroy; R. Rivera-Guieb

    CABI 2005; US$ 65.00

    During the last decade, there has been a shift in the governance and management of fisheries to a broader approach that recognizes the participation of fishers, local stewardship, and shared decision-making. Through this process, fishers are empowered to become active members of the management team, balancing rights and responsibilities, and working... more...

  • 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...

  • Participation in Fisheries Governanceby Tim S. Gray

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Focuses on three themes: the value that stakeholder participation bring to fisheries governance; relationship between the participatory mode and the switch from single species-based fisheries management to the ecosystem-based approach; and the relationship between fishers' experiential knowledge and fisheries science. more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95

    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,... more...

  • Fisheries Acousticsby John Simmonds; David N. MacLennan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 287.95

    "The new volume of Fisheries Acoustics captures the advances in the technology associated with the use of acoustics to find, classify, size, enumerate, examine the behaviour of, and help manage various types of fish." Reviews in Fisheries Science, November 2006 "A thorough treatment of the acoustic instruments, sophisticated displays, and... more...

  • Food Intake in Fishby Dominic Houlihan; Thierry Boujard; Malcolm Jobling

    Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95

    The intake of food by fishes is an area of study that is of great importance to the applied sciences of fisheries and aquaculture for a number of reasons. For example a thorough knowledge of factors influencing the ingestion of feed can lead to successful manipulation of the rearing environment of cultured fishes, thereby ensuring improved growth performance... more...

  • Freshwater Prawn Cultureby Michael Bernard New; Valenti

    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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 318.95

    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$ 181.95

    Professor Lindsay G. Ross is Professor of Aquatic Physiology at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK Dr Barbara Ross is Depute Headteacher, Braehead Primary, Stirling, Scotland, UK Bryony Ross is based at the Institute of Occupational Medicine, Riccarton, Edinburgh, UK more...