- Hardcover: 448 pages
- Publisher: CABI; First edition (December 2, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0851996337
- ISBN-13: 978-0851996332
- Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 6.8 x 1.2 inches
Currently there is great concern about over-fishing and the effects of fisheries on other marine organisms. This book addresses ecological and environmental issues associated with responsible and sustainable marine fisheries. It includes 20 chapters developed from an international conference and concurrent symposium held in Iceland in October 2001. Contributors include leading international authorities from around the world.Contents include: global overview of marine capture fisheries; legal protection for marine ecosystems; dynamics of marine ecosystems; the role of man in marine ecosystems; and incorporating ecosystem considerations in fisheries management.
"This is a useful and timely compilation that will be of interest to most fisheries scientists."--The Quarterly Review of Biology
"This is a useful and timely compilation that will be of
interest to most fisheries scientists." --The Quarterly
Review of Biology
About the Author
M. Sinclair, Bedford Institute of Oceanography.