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.
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 Bibliography Index
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- © Pergamon 1971
- 1st January 1971
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