- Introduction to Northeast Pacific shark biology, ecology, and conservation
Shawn Larson and Dayv Lowry
- 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
- Sharks in Captivity: The Role of Husbandry, Breeding, Education and Citizen Science in Shark Conservation
Michael Grassmann, Bryan McNeil and Jim Wharton
- The economy of shark conservation: the role of eco-tourism and citizen science
Peter Adriaan Mieras
- Conclusions: the future of the management and conservation of sharks in the Northeast Pacific Ocean (NEP)
Northeast Pacific Shark Biology, Research and Conservation Part B highlights the biological attributes of, and the conservation efforts targeted at, populations of vulnerable sharks in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean bordering the west coast of the United States, one of the most economically and ecologically important oceanic regions in the world.
- Brings together subject experts on all aspects of shark biology, ecology, fishery management and conservation
- Summarizes current knowledge
- Focuses scientific attention on key issues embedded in the concept of shark conservation, both from a species and an ecosystem perspective
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.
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- © Academic Press 2017
- 1st October 2017
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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.
Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA, USA
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.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA, USA