Salmon: Economics and Marketing

Salmon: Economics and Marketing

by S. Shaw, J.F. Muir

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401079259
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/14/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 1.1 Outline of the Book.- 1.2 The Salmon: Life Cycle and Species.- 1.3 Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar).- 1.4 The Pacific Salmons.- 1.5 Fishing Methods.- 1.6 Artificial Enhancement and Ranching.- 1.7 Salmon Farming.- 1.8 Handling and Processing.- Further Reading.- 2 Markets, Supplies and Trading Patterns.- 2.1 Introduction.- 2.2 Salmon Supplies.- 2.3 Disposition of the Catch.- 2.4 The Markets for Canned Salmon.- 2.5 The Markets for Fresh, Frozen and Smoked Salmon.- 2.6 Smoked Salmon.- 2.7 Salmon Roe and Other Products.- 2.8 Summary.- Notes.- Further Reading.- 3 The Management of the Wild Resource.- 3.1 Introduction.- 3.2 The Common Resource in Public Fisheries.- 3.3 Historic Rights and Sectional Interests.- 3.4 Management Conflicts and the Management Problem.- 3.5 The Management of Public Salmon Fisheries.- 3.6 Alternative Management Systems.- 3.7 International Issues.- 3.8 The Sport Fisheries.- 3.9 Overview.- Notes.- Further Reading.- 4 Salmon Enhancement and Ranching.- 4.1 Introduction.- 4.2 Current Status of Salmon Enhancement.- 4.3 Present Development of Salmon Ranching.- 4.4 The Release and Return Model.- 4.5 Hatchery and Release Operations.- 4.6 Returns and Harvests.- 4.7 Capital and Operating Cost Characteristics.- 4.8 The Build-up to Production.- 4.9 Constraints.- 4.10 Longer Term Developments.- References.- Further Reading.- 5 Salmon Aquaculture.- 5.1 Introduction.- 5.2 Salmon Aquaculture Production.- 5.3 Methods of Production.- 5.4 Management of Production Processes.- 5.5 Capital Costs of Production.- 5.6 Operating Costs of Production.- 5.7 System and Scale Effects.- 5.8 Returns, Risk and Investment.- 5.9 Constraints to the Development of Production.- 5.10 Summary.- References.- Further Reading.- 6 Processing Salmon.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 Fresh and Frozen Salmon.- 6.3 Salmon Canning.- 6.4 Relationships between Fishing, Farming and Processing.- 6.5 Salmon Curing.- 6.6 Summary, Conclusions and Future Dimensions of Structural Change in Processing.- Notes.- Further Reading.- 7 Distribution Channels and the Marketing of Salmon.- 7.1 Introduction.- 7.2 Institutions.- 7.3 Channel Length.- 7.4 Relationships in Marketing Channels.- 7.5 Marketing, the Marketing Channel and the Final Consumer.- 7.6 New Product Developments and the Marketing Channel.- 7.7 Summary.- Notes.- Further Reading.- 8 Salmon Markets and the Demand for Salmon.- 8.1 Introduction.- 8.2 The Workings of Salmon Markets.- 8.3 The Demand for Salmon: Demand Analysis and Price Elasticities.- 8.4 Salmon Markets in the 1990s.- 8.5 Summary.- Notes.- References.- 9 Summary and Overview.- 9.1 Outline.- 9.2 The Salmons.- 9.3 Fresh and Frozen Salmon.- 9.4 Canned Salmon.- 9.5 Smoked Salmon.- 9.6 Distribution and Marketing.- 9.7 Supply Issues and the Future Development of the Industry.- 9.8 External Influences and the Shape of the Industry.- 9.9 The Future Structure of the Salmon Industry.- 9.10 Conclusions.

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