The Detection of Fish

The Detection of Fish

International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology

1st Edition - January 1, 1973

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  • Author: David Cushing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148755

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The Detection of Fish is a guide on how to locate fish through the indications of its presence in the area and the use of different acoustic instruments. The book has seven chapters, which cover the different types and locations of fisheries; the evaluation of resources of exploratory fishing; the position of fisheries; the two fish detection methods; basic principles of acoustics in relation to fishing; and the estimation of abundance of fish with an echo sounder. Also covered are the study of behavior of fish through acoustic means; the deep scattering layer and its different investigations; and the use of more complex acoustic instruments. The text is recommended for beginning fishermen, entrepreneurs who wish to venture in the fishing business, and those who work for government agencies who oversee fishing and aquatic resources. Marine biologists, especially those concerned with the study of fish, would also find the book as a handy guide.

Table of Contents

  • Preface



    Chapter 1. Where the Fisheries Lie

    Chapter 2. The Indications of Fish

    Chapter 3. Some Elementary Acoustics

    Chapter 4. The Estimation of Abundance with an Echo Sounder

    Chapter 5. The Study of Fish Behavior Acoustically

    Chapter 6. The Deep Scattering Layer

    Chapter 7. The Use of More Complex Acoustic Instruments


    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 214
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1973
  • Published: January 1, 1973
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148755

About the Author

David Cushing

About the Editor

G. A. Kerkut

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