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Main Title Reports of the Expert Consultation to Examine Changes in Abundance and Species Composition of Neritic Fish Resources : San José, Costa Rica, 18-29 April 1983 /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Csirke, J.
Sharp, Gary D.
Publisher Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
Year Published 1984
OCLC Number 11684215
ISBN 9251020973; 9789251020975
Subjects Fishery management--Congresses ; Fish populations--Congresses
Internet Access
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EKCM  SH31.F2 NO. 291, VOL. 1 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 02/26/2013
Collation vii, 102 p. : ill., map ; 30 cm.
"Preparatory meeting for the FAO World Conference on Fisheries Management and Development." "Organized by FAO with the support of IOC ... [et al.]"--P. iii. "FIRM/R291 Vol. 1 (En)." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. The expert consultation. Opening of the sessions -- Background of the expert consultation -- Objectives of the consultation -- Organization -- Summary review of technical presentation -- Working group sessions -- References -- pt. 2. Report of the Working Group on Resources Study and Monitoring / by A.D. MacCall. Introduction -- A perspective of variability -- Causes of changes in fish abundance -- Symptoms of adverse changes in resource status -- Fishery information and monitoring -- Abundance estimation -- Recruitment forecasts -- Ecosystem considerations -- Equipment and facilities -- Bias in fishery science -- Summary -- pt. 3. Report of the Working Group on Environmental Studies and Monitoring / by A. Bakun. Introduction -- System evaluation and development of scientific rationale -- Primary variables -- Processes altering primary variables -- Observations of environmental variability -- Biological sampling -- Data integration -- Experimental efforts -- Comparative studies -- Stock and recruitment -- Conclusions -- pt. 4. Report of the Working Group on Societal Implications of Varying Fishery Resources / by M.H. Glantz. Introduction -- Fluctuations in fish catches -- Sharp declines in fish catches -- Development of a typical neritic fishery -- Fisheries scientists in the decision-making process -- Recommendations -- pt. 5. Report of the working group on fisheries management, implications and interactions / by J. Csirke. Introduction -- Components of management systems -- Resource users and their objectives -- Management strategies -- Concluding remarks.