Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part B - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128123942, 9780128123959

Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part B, Volume 78

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Shawn Larson Dayv Lowry
eBook ISBN: 9780128123959
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128123942
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 24th October 2017
Page Count: 196
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Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research, and Conservation, Part B 
    2. Shawn Larson and Dayv Lowry

    3. Shark Interactions with Directed and Incidental Fisheries in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: Historic and Current Encounters, and Challenges for Shark Conservation
    4. Jackie King, Gordon A. McFarlane, Vladlena Gertseva, Jason Gasper, Sean Matson and Cindy A. Tribuzio

    5. An Introduction to Modelling Abundance and Life History Parameters in Shark Populations
    6. Dovi Kacev, Timothy J. Sippel, Michael J. Kinney, Sebastián A. Pardo and Christopher G. Mull

    7. Sharks in Captivity: The Role of Husbandry, Breeding, Education, and Citizen Science in Shark Conservation
    8. Michael Grassmann, Bryan McNeil and Jim Wharton

    9. The Economy of Shark Conservation in the Northeast Pacific: The Role of Ecotourism and Citizen Science
    10. Peter A. Mieras, Chris H Clark, Michael Bear, Gina Hodgin and Boone Hodgin

    11. Conclusions: The Future of Management and Conservation of Sharks in the Northeast Pacific Ocean
      Dayv Lowry

Description

Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation, Part B, Volume 78, the latest release in the Advances in Marine Biology series contains updated chapters that focus on a variety of topics, including, but not limited to, an Introduction to Northeast Pacific shark biology, ecology, and conservation, Shark Interactions with Directed and Incidental Fisheries in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: historic and current encounters and challenges for shark conservation, An Introduction to modeling abundance and demographic parameters in shark populations, and Sharks in Captivity: The Role of Husbandry, Breeding, Education and Citizen Science in Shark Conservation.

Specialty areas in this longstanding series include marine science, both applied and basic, a wide range of topical areas from all areas of marine ecology, oceanography, fisheries management and molecular biology, and the full range of geographic areas from polar seas, to tropical coral reefs are included making this an ideal reference and resource for postgraduates and researchers in a variety of fields.

Key Features

  • Reviews articles on the latest advances in marine biology
  • Authored by leading figures in their respective fields of study
  • Presents materials that are widely used by managers, students, and academic professionals in the marine sciences
  • Provides value to anyone studying bottlenose dolphins, deep-sea macrofauna, marine invertebrates, pinna nobilis and ecology, amongst other study areas

Readership

The community of scientists and academics actively engaged in marine conservation in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean and beyond; members of the commercial and recreational fishing sector that target sharks, as well as their competitors and prey; and fishery policy makers and implementers.


Details

No. of pages:
196
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128123959
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128123942

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Shawn Larson Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Shawn Larson received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Science, has been the Curator of Conservation Research at the Seattle Aquarium for 22 years, and has been studying shark biology and ecology for 14 years. Dr. Larson has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and abstracts on the biology and ecology of marine animals. Dr. Larson has organized and run international shark conservation workshops for over 12 years and is currently a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Northeast Pacific Shark Specialist Group tasked with defining the conservation status of all shark species in the northeastern Pacific.

Affiliations and Expertise

Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA, USA

Dayv Lowry Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Dayv Lowry received his Ph.D. from the University of South Florida Department of Integrative Biology, leads the Puget Sound Marine Fish Science Unit at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), and has been studying shark ecomorphology and conservation for 17 years. Dr. Lowry has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and government reports on the biology and ecology of marine fishes. Dr. Lowry has organized and run international marine fish research symposia, developed and implemented fishery policies that promote sustainable conservation, and is currently a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Northeast Pacific Shark Specialist Group tasked with defining the conservation status of all shark species in the northeastern Pacific. He also serves as the WDFW representative on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee.

Affiliations and Expertise

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA, USA