Introduction to the Practice of Fishery Science, Revised Edition

Revised Edition


  • William Royce, University of Washington, Seattle, U.S.A.


Introductory classes in Fishery Science are the primary audience. Ichthyologists, marine biologists, environmentalists, freshwater biologists and ecologists, and land managers and policy makers involved with decisions affectingfisheries may also want a revised and up-to-date version of this text.


Book information

  • Published: December 1995
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-600952-1

Table of Contents

Preface.The Challenges to Fishery Scientists:Expansion of Fishery Problems.Work of Fishery Scientists.Professional Careers.The Traditional Sciences:The Aquatic Environment.Food Chain and Resource Organisms.Biology of Aquatic Resource Organisms.Ecological Concepts.Analysis of Exploited Populations.Aquacultural Sciences.Application of Sciences:The Capture Fisheries.The Culture Fisheries.Food Fishery Products.Regulation of Fishing.Aquatic Environmental Management.Fishery Development and Restoration.Appendices.Chapter References.Bibliography.Subject Index.