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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...

  • Biology of Northern Krillby Geraint Tarling

    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...

  • World Fisheriesby Rosemary Ommer; Ian Perry; Kevern L. Cochrane; Philippe Cury

    Wiley 2011; US$ 216.95

    This exciting new book grew out of an international symposium held at FAO, Rome in July 2008, but it is not just a collection of papers from that symposium. Rather, the publication brings together work on social-ecological marine research that cuts across disciplines, identifies key common elements and approaches that promote resilience of marine social-ecological... 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...

  • The Economics of Salmon Aquacultureby Frank Asche; Trond Bjorndal

    Wiley 2011; US$ 164.95

    First published in 1990, The Economics of Salmon Aquaculture was the first book to systematically analyse the salmon aquaculture industry, from both a market and production perspective. Since publication of the first edition of this book, the salmon aquaculture industry has grown at a phenomenal rate, with salmon now being consumed in more than 100... more...

  • Medakaby Hiroyuki Takeda; Kiyoshi Naruse; Minoru Tanaka

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Oryzias latipes, known as medaka, is a model organism from East Asia. Breeding of this small, egg-laying freshwater teleost fish has long been popular among hobbyists in Japan. Now, as biological science has entered the genome era, the medaka provides significant advantages that make it one of the most valuable vertebrate models: a large collection... more...

  • Poverty Mosaicsby Svein Jentoft; Arne Eide

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Small-scale fisheries are a major source of food and employment around the world. Yet, many small-scale fishers work in conditions that are neither safe nor secure. Millions of them are poor, and often they are socially and politically marginalized. Macro-economic and institutional mechanisms are essential to address these poverty and vulnerability... more...

  • Next Generation Sequencing and Whole Genome Selection in Aquacultureby Zhanjiang (John) Liu

    Wiley 2010; US$ 225.95

    Recent developments in DNA marker technologies, in particular theemergence of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) discovery, haverendered some of the traditional methods of genetic researchoutdated. Next Generation Sequencing and Whole Genome Selectionin Aquaculture comprehensively covers the current state ofresearch in whole genome selection and... 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...

  • Fisheries Management in Japanby Mitsutaku Makino

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Japan is one of the world's largest fish-eating countries with a long history, and has developed its own customs and values in terms of managing fisheries resources. The first half of this book introduces the history and institutional features of capture fisheries management in Japan, with 9 case studies from sub-arctic to tropical ecosystems,... more...