Reef Fisheries

Reef ecosystems extend throughout the tropics. Exploited by small-scale fishers, reefs supply food for millions of people, but, worldwide, there are growing worries about the productivity and current state of these ecosystems. Reef fish stocks display many features of fisheries elsewhere. However, h...

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Main Author: Polunin, Nicholas V. C.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Roberts, Callum M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1996, 1996
Series:Chapman & Hall Fish and Fisheries Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Reef ecosystems extend throughout the tropics. Exploited by small-scale fishers, reefs supply food for millions of people, but, worldwide, there are growing worries about the productivity and current state of these ecosystems. Reef fish stocks display many features of fisheries elsewhere. However, habitat spatial complexity, biological diversity within and among species, ecosystem intricacy and variable means of exploitation make it hard to predict sustainable modes and levels of fishing
Physical Description:XVIII, 477 p online resource
ISBN:9789401587792