By Gene S. Helfman
Fish Conservation deals, for the 1st time in one quantity, a readable reference with a world method of marine and freshwater fish variety and fishery source matters. Gene Helfman brings jointly to be had wisdom at the decline and recovery of freshwater and marine fishes, delivering ecologically sound solutions to biodiversity declines in addition to to fishery administration difficulties on the subsistence, leisure, and advertisement degrees. Written in an interesting and obtainable variety, the book:considers the price of keeping aquatic biodiversityoffers an summary of imperiled fishes on a taxonomic and geographic basispresents a synthesis of universal features of imperiled fishes and their habitatsdetails anthropogenic motives of declineexamines human exploitation issuesaddresses moral questions surrounding exploitation of fishesThe ultimate bankruptcy integrates issues and evaluates clients for arresting declines, emphasizing the appliance of evolutionary and ecological rules in gentle of projected tendencies. all through, Helfman presents examples, explores case experiences, and synthesizes on hand info from a vast taxonomic, habitat, and geographic range. Fish Conservation summarizes the present nation of information in regards to the degradation and recovery of variety between fishes and the productiveness of fishery assets, declaring parts the place development has been made and the place extra should be performed. suggestions specialise in the applying of ecological wisdom to fixing sensible difficulties, spotting that potent biodiversity conservation is determined by assembly human wishes via administration that specializes in long-term sustainability and an atmosphere viewpoint. (20071201)
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Fish Conservation: A Guide to Understanding and Restoring Global Aquatic Biodiversity and Fishery Resources by Gene S. Helfman