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Fishery Management

Fishery Management

J. L. McHugh (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-66919-8

Jul 2013, American Geophysical Union

207 pages

Select type: O-Book


Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series, Volume 10.

Several textbooks and useful compendia on fisheries have been published recently, and others are in preparation. The question then arises: why publish another book on fisheries at this time? My answer is 1) that fishery research and management are such broad subjects that it is difficult, if not impossible, to cover them adequately in one volume; 2) that consequently each author has stressed those aspects of greatest immediate interest to him; and 3) that to the best of my knowledge no adequate broad treatment of the sociopolitical aspects of fishery management has yet appeared, although some good discussions have been published for particular fisheries.

Chapter I - Introduction 1

Chapter II - Marine fishery research 18

Chapter III - Fisheries of the United States 41

Chapter IV - The oyster industry 51

Chapter V - The blue crab fishery 64

Chapter VI - Industrial fisheries - Pacific sardine and Atlantic menhaden 68

Chapter VII - Marine sport fisheries 73

Chapter VIII - Interstate marine fisheries compacts 77

Chapter IX - North Pacific fur seal convention 81

Chapter X - International Pacific halibut convention 87

Chapter XI - International whaling convention 94

Chapter XII - International Pacific salmon fisheries convention 113

Chapter XIII International convention for the high seas fisheries of the North Pacific Ocean 124

Chapter XIV - Inter-American tropical tuna convention 135

Chapter XV - International convention for the Northwest Atlantic fisheries 143

Chapter XVI - International convention on Great Lakes fisheries 151

Chapter XVII - Fishery oceanography 160

Chapter XVIII - Fishery economics 172

Chapter XIX - Summary 178

Species Index 182

Subject Index 190