Sharks in Mexico: Research and Conservation Part B

Sharks in Mexico: Research and Conservation Part B

1st Edition - May 23, 2020

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  • Editors: Shawn Larson, Dayv Lowry
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128221990
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128222003

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Sharks in Mexico: Research and Conservation, Volume 85 in the Advances in Marine Biology series, provides in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology and biological oceanography.

Key Features

  • Reviews articles on the latest advances in marine biology
  • Authored by leading figures in their respective fields of study
  • Presents material that is widely used by managers, students and academic professionals in the marine sciences

Readership

Postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology, oceanography

Table of Contents

  • 1.Introduction to sharks in Mexico biology and conservation
    D. Lowry and S.E. Larson
    2.Shark movement patterns in the Mexican Pacific: A conservation and management perspective
    James T. Ketchum, Mauricio Hoyos-Padilla, Alejandro Aldana-Moreno, Kathryn Ayres, Felipe Galván-Magaña, Alex Hearn, Frida Lara-Lizardi, Gador Muntaner-López, Miquel Grau, Abel Trejo-Ramírez, Darren Whitehead and A. Peter Klimley
    3.Fisheries interactions and the challenges for target and non-targeted take on shark conservation in the Mexican Pacific
    Oscar Sosa-Nishizaki, Emiliano García-Rodríguez, Christian D. Morales-Portillo, Juan C. Pérez-Jiménez, M. del Carmen Rodríguez-Medrano, Joseph J. Bizzarro and José Leonardo Castillo-Géniz
    4.Shark ecotourism in Mexico: Scientific research, conservation, and contribution to a Blue Economy
    A.M. Cisneros-Montemayor, E.E. Becerril-García, O. Berdeja-Zavala and A. Ayala-Bocos
    5.Conclusions: Do we eat them or watch them, or both? Challenges for conservation of sharks in Mexico and the NEP
    Oscar Sosa-Nishizaki, Felipe Galván-Magaña, Shawn E. Larson and Dayv Lowry

Product details

  • No. of pages: 130
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: May 23, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128221990
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128222003

About the Editors

Shawn Larson

Shawn Larson
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

Dayv Lowry
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

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