Fish Catching Methods of the World, 4th Edition
August 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
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Catching methods in fisheries; an introduction.
Fishing by gathering.
Male and female divers.
Animals as a help in fisheries.
Fish harvesting after stupefying.
Spearing, harpooning and shooting fish.
Fishing with clamps, tongs, rakes and wrenching gear.
Line fishing:basic implements.
Line fishing: gear and methods.
Fishing for sport and recreation.
Attracting, concentrating and frightening fish.
Pole-hooks and rippers.
Net material and the art of net-making.
Natural and artificial shelters.
Permanent and temporary barriers.
Fishing in the air.
Mechanical fishing gear: traps, lines and snares.
Chapter twenty one.
The drive-in fishery.
Chapter twenty two.
Cover pots and cast nets.
Chapter twenty three.
Liftnets and fish wheels.
Chapter twenty four.
From the scoop basket to the stow net.
Chapter twenty five.
Dredges and beamtrawls.
Chapter twenty six.
Fishing with bottom trawls.
Chapter twenty seven.
Trawl fisheries in three dimensions.
(Fishing with pelagic trawls).
Chapter twenty eight.
Seining in fresh and sea water.
Chapter twenty nine.
Fish shoals and surrounding nets.
Fishing systems and harvesting machines.
Chapter thirty one.
Fishery and gear research.
Chapter thirty two.
Fishing effects on fish stocks and environment.
Classification of catching methods.
A.1 Principles of classification.
A.2 Main groups of catching methods.
A.3 Revised classification.
Species and product index