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Main Title Fish conservation : a guide to understanding and restoring global aquatic biodiversity and fishery resources /
Author Helfman, Gene S.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 80180254
ISBN 9781559635950; 1559635959; 9781559635967; 1559635967
Subjects Fishes--Conservation. ; Biodiversity conservation. ; Vissen (dierkunde) ; Natuurbehoud. ; Biodiversiteit.
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Contributor biographical information http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0732/2007001842-b.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0732/2007001842-d.html
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ELBM  SH327.7.H46 2007 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/17/2017
Collation xiv, 584 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-563) and indexes.
Contents Notes
pt. I. Introduction -- ch. 1. Fish biodiversity and why it should matter -- pt. II. Imperiled fishes : taxonomy, geography, and vulnerability -- ch. 2. Roll call I : a taxonomic perspective -- ch. 3. Roll call II : a geopolitical perspective -- ch. 4. Characteristics of vulnerable species and correlates of imperilment -- pt. III. Indirect causes of decline : habitat, water, and introductions -- ch. 5. Habitat modification and loss -- ch. 6. Dams, impoundments, and other hydrological alterations -- ch. 7. Degraded water quality -- ch. 8. Alien species I : case histories, mechanisms, and levels of impact -- ch. 9. Alien species II : understanding the process, minimizing the impact -- pt. IV. Direct causes of decline : fishes as commodities -- ch. 10. Fishes versus fisheries I : overfishing -- ch. 11. Fishes versus fisheries II : behavior, life history evolution, and ecosystems -- ch. 12. Coral reefs, fishes, and fisheries : exploitation in fragile ecosystems -- ch. 13. The trade in live fishes -- ch. 14. The promise of aquaculture and hatcheries -- pt. V. Asking hard questions, sorting out answers -- ch. 15. The ethics of exploitation and intervention : do we have the right? -- ch. 16. Future perspectives : beyond gloom and doom? -- Appendix. Probable fish extinctions.