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Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management
Second Edition
by Michael King

Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management represents a culmination of many years' experience by the author Mike King and is an enlarged and fully updated version of this most popular fisheries text book.

Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management provides a very useful reference source for fisheries professionals across the globe.

Contents

1. Ecology and Ecosystems

  • Distribution and Abundance
  • Population Growth and Regulation
  • Marine Ecosystems
  • Human Impacts on Marine Ecosystems
  • Photosynthetic Marine Organisms
  • The Flow of Energy and Material
  • Productivity and Fisheries

2. Exploited Species

  • Invertebrates
  • Fishes

3. Fishing and Fishers

  • Fishing Gear and Methods
  • Fishers
  • Effects of Fishing

4. Stock Structure and Abundance

  • Structure and Abundance
  • Factors That Increase Biomass
  • Factors That Decrease Biomass

5. Stock Assessment

  • Stock Abundance and Catches - Dynamic Production Models
  • Including Growth and Mortality
  • Including Different Year Classes; Age-Structured Models
  • Simulation and Ecosystem Models

6. Fisheries Management

  • The Need for Fisheries Management
  • Managers and Stakeholders
  • The Management Process
  • Management Actions

Index

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Fisheries Biology, Assessment and Management
Second Edition
by Michael King

2007 • 382 pages • $113.95 + shipping
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