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Resources: about fish and other prey

Hans Kruuk

in Otters: Ecology, behaviour and conservation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198565871
eISBN:
9780191728228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565871.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes the methodology for sampling fish populations, biomass, and productivity. It presents details of the effects of otters on prey populations. Eurasian otter numbers in Scottish ... More


Recruitment

MARK CARR and CRAIG SYMS

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Together, spatial and temporal variation in recruitment can have a profound effects on the distribution, dynamics and spatial characteristics, size, age, and genetic structure of reef fish ... More


All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management

Carmel Finley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226249667
eISBN:
9780226249681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249681.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Between 1949 and 1955, the State Department pushed for an international fisheries policy grounded in maximum sustainable yield (MSY). The concept is based on a confidence that scientists can predict, ... More


The Quest for Rational Fishing

Carmel Finley

in All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226249667
eISBN:
9780226249681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249681.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the decline of fish populations and the early attempts to manage fishing. It focuses on the International Fisheries Commission and the work of its director, William F. ... More


What a Changing Delta Means for the ecosystem and its fish

Jay R. Lund, Ellen Hanak, William E. Fleenor, William A. Bennett, Richard E. Howitt, Jeffrey F. Mount, and Peter B. Moyle

in Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261976
eISBN:
9780520945371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261976.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Over the last decade, fish populations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem has substantially declined. In the Delta, the water allocation strategy has resulted in a diminishing proportion ... More


Decision analysis for delta exports

Jay R. Lund, Ellen Hanak, William E. Fleenor, William A. Bennett, Richard E. Howitt, Jeffrey F. Mount, and Peter B. Moyle

in Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261976
eISBN:
9780520945371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261976.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents recent scientific and technical findings and assessments to evaluate Delta export management strategies with respect to the environmental and water supply objectives for the ... More


Plankton and Fisheries

Keith Brander

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter explores the dependence of fish on plankton and the relationship between plankton productivity and fisheries production. The dependence of fish production on plankton production is ... More


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