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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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  • State and Small-Scale Fisheries in Puerto Ricoby Ricardo Perez

    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...

  • OECD Insights Fisheriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • Small-scale Fisheries Managementby R. S. Pomeroy; N. L. Andrew

    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...

  • Aquaculture and Fisheries Biotechnologyby Rex A. Dunham

    CABI 2011; US$ 220.00

    The growth rate of worldwide aquaculture has been sustained and rapid, and the explosion of research in genetic biotechnology has made significant impact on aquaculture and fisheries, although potential for much greater progress exists. "Aquaculture and Fisheries Biotechnology and Genetics" covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics,... more...

  • Fish Parasitesby Patrick T. K. Woo; Kurt Buchmann

    CABI 2011; US$ 180.00

    Focusing on pathobiology and protective strategies against protozoan and metazoan parasites of fish, this book reviews the latest research on important parasites: those that cause financial hardships to the aquaculture industry, have been introduced to new geographical regions through transportation of infected fish, are pathogenic to groups of finfish... more...

  • Bettas and Gouramisby David Alderton

    Lumina Media 2012; US$ 14.99

    David Alderton?s investigation of anabantoids, the Asiatic gouramisthe bettas and gouramis, including Siamese fighting fish, paradisefish, kissing gouramis, begins with a look at the origins of these adaptable and widely varying fishes in their Asiatic homelands, where they?ve been popular for hundreds of years. Given the considerable size range... more...

  • Advances in Sponge Science: Physiology, Chemical and Microbial Diversity, Biotechnologyby Michael P. Lesser

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 196.00

    One of two special issues of Advances in Marine Biology focusing on sponge science, it features comprehensive reviews of the latest studies that are advancing our understanding of the fascinating marine phylum Porifera. The selected contributors are internationally renowned researchers in their respective fields and provide a thorough overview of... more...

  • The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops norvegicusby Magnus L. Johnson; Mark Johnson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 201.00

    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 its excellence of reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board,... more...

  • Advances in Marine Biologyby Michael P. Lesser

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 201.00

    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 its excellent reviews and editing. Now edited by Michael Lesser (University of New Hampshire, USA), with an internationally renowned Editorial Board, the serial... more...

  • Lament for an Oceanby Michael Harris

    McClelland & Stewart 2013; US$ 16.95

    The northern cod have been almost wiped out. Once the most plentiful fish on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland, the cod is now on the brink of extinction, and tens of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada have been left without work by a 1992 moratorium on fishing the stock. Today, the Pacific salmon stocks are in similar trouble ? victims... more...