Management and Ecology of River Fisheries


Management and Ecology of River Fisheries Editor: Ian G. Cowx Format: Other digital First Published: Published By: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Pages: 456 Language: English ISBN: 9780470696026 Categories: , , ,

In this edited work, international experts in fisheries management and ecology review and appraise the status of river fisheries, assessment methodology, constraints on development, issues and options regarding management and associated problems in both temperate and tropical countries. Recommendations are made to improve management and an attempt is made to provide guidelines for formulating policy, for planning methodology and for evaluating future activities. * Assessment of fish community structure and dynamics. * Factors constraining stock recruitment. * Fish habitat requirements. * Instream flow needs. * Impact of water resource schemes. * Rehabilitation of river fisheries. * Enhancement of fish stocks. * Exploitation of stocks. * Management of migratory fish stocks. * Conservation of endangered species. * Integrated river management. * Bioeconomic issues. * Legislation. * Multinational management of rivers. * Case studies.

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"... this text forms a valuable snapshot of activities, concerns and anticipations within the field of the management and ecology of river fisheries... it deserves a place in the library of any organisation concerned with this area of fisheries science." Fisheries Research "Many of the papers included in this volume can be considered excellent case-studies and the review feels that the book would make a valuable addition to the libraries of institutions teaching undergraduate or postgraduate coureses in aquatic ecology, fisheries science/ management or conservation. " Journal of Fish Biology