Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries: A Global Perspective

Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries: A Global Perspective

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by Villy Christensen
     
 

An overview of ecosystem-based management of fisheries, with contributions from some of the world's leading fisheries scientists, managers and conservationists.See more details below

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An overview of ecosystem-based management of fisheries, with contributions from some of the world's leading fisheries scientists, managers and conservationists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521113052
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Lord Robert May; Preface; Acknowledgment; 1. Introduction: toward ecosystem-based management of fisheries Villy Christensen; Part I. Life in the Oceans: 2. The oxygen constraint Andrew Bakun; 3. Organizing and disseminating marine biodiversity information: the FishBase and SeaLifeBase story Maria L. D. Palomares and Nicolas Bailly; 4. The science in FishBase Rainer Froese; Part II. Evaluating Impact on Marine Life: 5. How much fish is being extracted from the oceans and what is it worth? Reg Watson, Rashid Sumaila and Dirk Zeller; 6. Fishing down the food web Konstantinos I. Stergiou and Villy Christensen; 7. Aquaculture up and down the food web Roger Pullin; 8. Beyond food: fish in the 21st century Jennifer Jacquet; 9. The shifting baselines syndrome: perception, deception and the future of our oceans Jeremy Jackson and Jennifer Jacquet; Part III. Managing Living Resources: 10. Assessment of exploited stocks of tropical fishes: an overview John Munro; 11. Ecosystem-based fisheries management in the face of climate change William W. L. Cheung, Jessica J. Meeuwig and Vicky W. Y. Lam; 12. Progress in the use of ecosystem modeling for fisheries management Villy Christensen and Carl Walters; Part IV. The Human Side: 13. Science and capacity building for sustainable development in fisheries Cornelia E. Nauen and Gotthilf Hempel; 14. Thinking big on small scale fisheries Ratana Chuenpagdee; 15. Coastal-marine resource use in human ecological context: the scale and modes of integration Kenneth Ruddle; 16. Global fisheries economic analysis Rashid Sumaila, Andrew J. Dyck, Andrés M. Cisneros-Montemayor and Reg Watson; Part V. Impacting Policy: 17. Linking conservation policy and science Joshua S. Reichert; 18. Using the science Michael Hirshfield; 19. The scientist as communicator Nancy Baron; 20. Scenario development for decision-making Villy Christensen and Sherman Lai; 21. The relationship between science and ocean policy Carl Safina and Marah J. Hardt; Index.

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