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Marine Invertebrate Fisheries: Their Assessment and Management



Marine Invertebrate Fisheries: Their Assessment and Management

John F. Caddy (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-83237-9 January 1989 768 Pages

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Partial table of contents:


Antarctic Krill Fisheries: Potential Resources and EcologicalConcerns (D. Sahrhage).

Fisheries for Northern Shrimp (Pandalus Borealis) in the NorthwestAtlantic from Greenland to the Gulf of Maine (D. Parsons & J.Frechette).

Resource Assessment and Management Perspectives on the PenaeidPrawn Fisheries of Western Australia (J. Penn, et al.).

The West Australian Rock Lobster Fishery: Research for Management(B. Phillips & R. Brown).

Northwest Atlantic Snow Crab Fisheries: Lessons in Research andManagement (R. Bailey & R. Einer).

The Management of Coastal Penaeid Shrimp Fisheries (S.Garcia).


The California Abalone Fishery: Production, Ecological Interactionsand Prospects for the Future (M. Tegner).

Conservation and Management of Queen Conch (Strombus Gigas).

Fisheries in the Caribbean (C. Berg & D. Olsen).

The Chesapeake Bay Oyster Fishery: Traditional Management Practices(V. Kennedy).

Clam Fisheries with Hydraulic Dredges in the Adriatic Sea (C.Froglia).

Fisheries for Giant Clams (Tridacnidae: Bivalvia) and Prospects forStock Enhancement (J. Munro).

A Perspective on the Population Dynamics and Assessment of ScallopFisheries, with Special Reference to the Sea Scallop, PlacopectenMagellanicus Gmelin (J. Caddy).

Managing an International Multispecies Fishery: The Saharan TrawlFishery for Cephalopods (J. de Laguna).

Forecasting Yield and Abundance of Exploited Invertebrates (M.Fogarty).