The Pilchard

The Pilchard

Biology and Exploitation

1st Edition - January 1, 1971

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  • Author: Michael Culley
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186788

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The Pilchard: Biology and Exploitation discusses various concerns in the global pilchard industry. The book is comprised of 23 chapters that are organized into five parts. The text first introduces the biology of pilchard, its geographical distribution, and its zoological classification. Parts II to IV tackle the various issues in pilchard industries in different regions, namely, England, California, South Africa, and West Africa. The coverage of the book includes catching, processing, demand, and profitability. The book will be of great use to individuals involved in the pilchard industries. Researchers of fisheries science will also benefit from the book.

Table of Contents

  • Other Titles in the Zoology Division

    Preface and Acknowledgements

    Source Material and Acknowledgements for Figures

    Part I. Introduction

    Chapter 1. The Importance of Pelagic Fisheries

    The Science of the Study of Fisheries

    Chapter 2. Geographical Distribution of Sardines

    Zoological Classification, etc.

    Chapter 3. Factors of Production in the Sea

    Part II. The Pilchard Industry of England

    Chapter 4. The Basic Resource of the English Pilchard Industry

    Chapter 5. Distribution and Migratory Movements

    Chapter 6. Historical Perspectives

    Chapter 7. Statistical Survey of Pilchard Catches in Recent Years

    Chapter 8. Catching Techniques

    Chapter 9. Processing Techniques

    Chapter 10. Seasonal Changes

    Chapter 11. The Chief Outlets for the Pilchard

    Chapter 12. Consumer Demand

    Chapter 13. Trends in some West Coast Ports

    Chapter 14. Profitability

    Chapter 15. General Conclusions concerning the English Pilchard Industry

    Part III. The Sardine Industry of California

    Chapter 16. Introduction, Historical Background and the Resource of the Sardine Industry of California

    Chapter 17. The Population in Relation to the Fishery

    Chapter 18. The Fishery and the Causes of Its Decline

    Chapter 19. The Present State of the Industry and Possibilities for the Future

    Part IV. The Pilchard Industry of South and South West Africa

    Chapter 20. Historical Background and Biological Resource

    Chapter 21. The Population in Relation to the Fishery

    Chapter 22. The Fishery Now and in the Future

    Part V. Statistical Appendix

    Chapter 23. Appendix of Statistics of Some Other Sardine/Pilchard

    Industries of the World

    Other Divisions in the series in Pure and Applied Biology



Product details

  • No. of pages: 254
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1971
  • Published: January 1, 1971
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483186788

About the Author

Michael Culley

About the Editor

G. A. Kerkut

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