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    Tropical Fish Otoliths Information for Assessment, Management and Ecology

    Techniques and theory for processing otoliths from tropical marine fish have developed only recently due to an historic misconception that these organisms could not be aged. Otoliths are the most commonly used structures from which daily, seasonal or annual records of a fish's environmental...
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    Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol.10 Selective Breeding in Aquaculture

    This book provides a basic introduction to selective breeding in aquatic species, and describes the concepts behind establishing and running successful breeding programs. Although only 10% of world aquaculture production is currently based on genetically improved stocks, the dramatic gains...
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    Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices

    “The book is a collection of 25 papers submitted by attendees of the 2nd International Tagging and Tracking Symposium held in Spain in late 2007. … Overall, this is a book for researchers and resource managers to find out what is being achieved with commercial tags. It is also a great way to...
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    Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol.8 Making Fisheries Management Work

    The state of the Northeast Atlantic fisheries in recent years has highlighted - plementation as the Achilles heel of modern fisheries management: discards and unreported or misreported landings are in many cases recognised to effectively subvert sound conservation goals. Social science...
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    Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol.7 By-catch Reduction in the World’s Fish

    With by-catch in fisheries becoming an ever more high-profile problem, this brilliant work could not be more timely. It contains contributions from the world’s leading experts in by-catch reduction, who guide the reader through most aspects of the field. They examine the methodologies used to...
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    Ecological and Genetic Implications of Aquaculture Activities

    In this book, numerous prominent aquaculture researchers contribute 27 chapters that provide overviews of aquaculture effects on the environment. They comprise a comprehensive synthesis of many ecological and genetic problems implicated in the practice of aquaculture and of many proven...
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    Aspects of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing in the Southern Ocean

    Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing threatens the viability of high seas living resources. This book details the efforts of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources Commission and the Australian government to adopt complementary measures to deter IUU...
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    Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol.4 Participation in Fisheries Governance

    The central message of the book is that stakeholder participation in the governance of fisheries is beneficial, but confers responsibilities as well as rights: all stakeholders have a public duty to act as stewards of the marine environment. With chapters by leading scholars and participants in...
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    Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol.3 Molecular Diagnosis of Salmonid Diseas

    This book series will provide a window into the developing dynamic among humans, aquatic ecosystems (both freshwater and marine), and the organisms that inhabit aquatic environments. There are many reasons to doubt the increasing social and economic value technology has gained over the last two...
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    Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries Vol.2 Inshore Fisheries Management

    Despite their importance in terms of employment and income generation, inshore fisheries have been a neglected area of study. The review of the common fisheries policy, especially in the light of the need to re-examine the derogation which reserves access to the inshore zone to coastal state...
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    Electronic Tagging and Tracking in Marine Fisheries

    This volume should be required reading for anyone considering electronic tag deployment. Overall, it generally presents a broad overview of deploying electronic monitoring devices on marine fishes. Even though some submissions are stronger than others, there are useful suggestions within all of...
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