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Recreational Fisheries: Ecological, Economic and Social Evaluation
Hardcover - English

Recreational or sport fishing is important for three major reasons:


  • economic (it is a multi-billion dollar world industry);
  • social (it is embedded in the cultures of many nations;
  • ecological (it affects the environment and food webs in many ways).

Recreational Fisheries covers a range of methods, case studies and perspectives on the multidisciplinary evaluation of the benefits and costs of sports fisheries.

Tony Pitcher and Charles Hollingworth, the editors of this landmark publication, have drawn together chapters from more than 30 contributors from North America, Europe, Australia and South Africa, providing a truly international perspective on a global industry. Contents include detailed assessments, evaluations and survey mthods of sport fisheries in many countries.

This book is an essential reference for anyone active in the management, assessment, policy making or development of sport and recreational fisheries worldwide. All fisheries scientists and managers will require a copy of this important publication. Environmental and aquatic scientists, ecologists and oceanographers will also find this book of great value in their work. Libraries in research establishments, laboratories and universities where fisheries and biological sciences are studied and taught should have multiple copies of this book.


  • Covers a worldwide industry of great commercial importance.
  • Internationally known editors and contributors from four continents.
  • Uses case studies from around the globe to illustrate the subject.
  • A core subject essential to fisheries scientists.
...Recreational or sport fishing is important for three major reasons:

  • economic (it is a multi-billion dollar world industry);
  • social (it is embedded in the cultures of many nations;
  • ecological (it affects the environment and food webs in many ways).

Recreational Fisheries covers a range of methods, case studies and perspectives on the multidisciplinary evaluation of the benefits and costs of sports fisheries.

Tony Pitcher and Charles Hollingworth, the editors of this landmark publication, have drawn together chapters from more than 30 contributors from North America, Europe, Australia and South Africa, providing a truly international perspective on a global industry. Contents include detailed assessments, evaluations and survey mthods of sport fisheries in many countries.

This book is an essential reference for anyone active in the management, assessment, policy making or development of sport and recreational fisheries worldwide. All fisheries scientists and managers will require a copy of this important publication. Environmental and aquatic scientists, ecologists and oceanographers will also find this book of great value in their work. Libraries in research establishments, laboratories and universities where fisheries and biological sciences are studied and taught should have multiple copies of this book.

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ADDITIONAL INFO

ISBN
0632063912
EAN
9780632063918
Publication Date
03/06/2002
Pages
288
Dimension
25.32cm x 17.86cm x 2.13cm
Age Group
NA to NA
Grades
Not Applicable to Not Applicable
Lexile Level
0
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About Author

Pitcher, Tony J.
Tony J. Pitcher
Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Telmo Morato
Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores, Horta, Portugal

Paul J.B. Hart
Department of Biology, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Malcolm R. Clark
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand

Nigel Haggan
Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Ricardo S. Santos
Department of Oceanography and Fisheries, University of the Azores, Horta, Portugal




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