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Title Responsible fisheries in the marine ecosystem / edited by M. Sinclair, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, and G. Valdimarsson, Fishery Industries Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.

Published Rome, Italy : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and CABI Publishing, 2003.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xviii, 426 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Director-General of FAO -- Foreword / Minister of Fisheries, Iceland -- Global Overview of Marine Fisheries / Serge M. Garcia and Ignacio de Leiva Moreno -- Obligations to Protect Marine Ecosystems under International Conventions and Other Legal Instruments / Transform Aqorau -- Incorporating Ecosystem Considerations into Fisheries Management : Large-scale Industry Perspectives / Bernt O. Bodal -- Small-scale Fisheries Perspectives on an Ecosystem-based Approach to Fisheries Management / Sebastian Mathew -- An Environmentalist's Perspective on Responsible Fisheries : the Need for Holistic Approaches / Tundi Agardy -- Ecological Geography as a Framework for a Transition Toward Responsible Fishing / Daniel Pauly, Reg Watson and Villy Christensen -- The Functioning of Marine Ecosystems : a Fisheries Perspective / Philippe Cury, Lynne Shannon and Yunne-Jai Shin -- Food Webs in the Ocean : Who Eats Whom and How Much? / Andrew W. Trites -- Regional Assessments of Prey Consumption and Competition by Marine Cetaceans in the World / Tsutomu Tamura -- Multi-species and Ecosystem Models in a Management Context / Gunnar Stefansson -- Multiple Uses of Marine Ecosystems / Andrew A. Rosenberg -- Impacts of Fishing Gear on Marine Benthic Habitats / Michel J. Kaiser, Jeremy S. Collie, Stephen J. Hall, Simon Jennings and Ian R. Poiner -- The Magnitude and Impact of By-catch Mortality by Fishing Gear / Robin Cook -- The Effects of Fishing on Species and Genetic Diversity / Ellen L. Kenchington -- The Effects of Fishing on Non-target Species and Ecosystem Structure and Function / Henrik Gislason -- Anthropogenically Induced Changes in the Environment : Effect on Fisheries / Katherine Richardson -- The Performance of Fisheries Management Systems and the Ecosystem Challenge / Jon G. Sutinen and Mark Soboil -- The Role of Harvest Control Laws, Risk and Uncertainty and the Precautionary Approach in Ecosystem-based Management / Douglas S. Butterworth and A.E. Punt -- Modifying Fishing Gear to Achieve Ecosystem Objectives / John W. Valdemarsen and Petri Suuronen -- Incorporating Ecosystem Objectives into Management of Sustainable Marine Fisheries, Including 'Best Practice' Reference Points and Use of Marine Protected Areas / Keith Sainsbury and Ussif Rashid Sumaila -- Governance for Responsible Fisheries : an Ecosystem Approach / Michael P. Sissenwine and Pamela M. Mace -- Towards Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management / FAO.
Restrictions Access limited to subscribing institution.
Summary This book addresses ecological and environmental issues associated with responsible and sustainable marine fisheries. It includes 22 chapters and has been developed from the Conference on Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Ecosystem held in Iceland in October 2001. Contents include: a global overview of marine capture fisheries; legal protection for marine ecosystems; dynamics of marine ecosystems; the role of man in marine ecosystems; and incorporating ecosystem considerations in fisheries management. The book has a subject index.
Other formats Also available in print format.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed August 15, 2013).
Other author Valdimarsson, G. (Grimur), editor of compilation.
Sinclair, Michael, 1944- editor of compilation.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, issuing body.
Reykjavik Conference on Responsible Fisheries in the Marine Ecosystem (2001), issuing body.
Subject Fishery management -- Congresses.
Sustainable fisheries -- Congresses.
Marine ecology -- Congresses.
Environmental impact.
Fishery management.
Human ecology.
Marine ecology.
Electronic books.
Local Subject DD500
ISBN 9251047677 (FAO)
0851996337 (CABI)