Behavior of Marine Fishes: Capture Processes and Conservation Challenges
June 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
Preface (Clement S. Wardle).
Introduction (Pingguo He).
Part One: Locomotion and sensory capabilities in marine fishes.
Chapter 1: Swimming in marine fishes (John J. Videler and Pingguo He).
Chapter 2: Fish vision and its role in fish capture (Takafumi Arimoto, Christopher W. Glass and Xiumei Zhang).
Chapter 3: Hearing in marine fishes and its application in fisheries (Hong Young Yan, Kazuhiko Anraku and Ricardo P. Babaran).
Part Two: Fish behavior near fishing gears during capture processes.
Chapter 4: Fish behavior near bottom trawls (Paul D. Winger, Steve Eayrs and Christopher W. Glass).
Chapter 5: Fish behavior in relation to longlines (Svein Løkkeborg, Anders Fernö and Odd-Børre Humborstad).
Chapter 6: Fish pots: fish behavior, capture processes and conservation issues (Bjarti Thomson, Odd-Børre Humborstad and Dag M. Furevik).
Chapter 7: Large-scale fish traps: gear design, fish behavior and conservation challenges (Pingguo He and Yoshihiro Inoue).
Chapter 8: Fish behavior near gillnets: capture processes and influencing factors (Pingguo He and Michael Pol).
Chapter 9: Electric senses of fish and its application in marine fisheries (Hans Polet).
Part Three: Contemporary issues in capture and conservation in marine fisheries.
Chapter 10: Technical measures to reduce bycatch and discards in trawl fisheries (Norman Graham).
Chapter 11: Mortality of animals that escape fishing gears or are discarded after capture: Approaches to minimize mortality (Petri Suuronen and Daniel L. Erickson).
Chapter 12: Effect of trawling on the seabed and mitigation measures to reduce impact (Pingguo He and Paul D. Winger).
Chapter 13: Measures to reduce interactions of marine magafauna with fishing operations (Dominic Rihan).
- Synthesis of current research and valuable knowledge that will help reduce bycatch and discards in commercial fisheries
- Review of basic fish behavioral principles and patterns and their relation to capture methods and conservation efforts
- Contributions from leading international applied fish behaviorists and fishing gear technologists