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The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Larry Allen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms. ... More


Bays and Estuaries

LARRY G. ALLEN, MARY M. YOKLAVICH, GREGOR M. CAILLIET, and MICHAEL H. HORN

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/9780520246539.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Estuaries are among the most productive areas on earth, and fish biomass in these habitats ranks with that of the marine regions of upwelling, coral reefs, and kelp beds. This chapter characterizes ... More


Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis

Ken H. Andersen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691192956
eISBN:
9780691189260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Fish are one of the most important global food sources, supplying a significant share of the world's protein consumption. From stocks of wild Alaskan salmon and North Sea cod to entire fish ... More


Nothing as Practical as a Good Theory

Ken H. Andersen

in Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691192956
eISBN:
9780691189260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter provides some context on the overall themes and theory of this volume. Throughout, the theory is applied to relevant problems in fisheries science: impact of fishing on demography, ... More


Trait-Based Approach to Fish Ecology

Ken H. Andersen

in Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691192956
eISBN:
9780691189260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192956.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter proposes a shortlist of fish “master” traits and connects these traits to classic life-history strategy thinking. First, it sets the historical background for the current ... More


Nineteenth-Century Expansion of the Newfoundland Fishery for Atlantic Cod: An Exploration of Underlying Causes

Sean T. Cadigan and Jeffrey A. Hutchings

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Sean T. Cadigan and Jeffrey A. Hutchings seek to answer why the Newfoundland Fishery expanded into waters off the Labrador coast. The factors they discover are a combination of the British strategy ... More


Status and Potential of Historical and Ecological Studies on Russian Fisheries in the White and Barents Seas: The Case of the Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar)

Julia Lajus, Yaroslava Alekseeva, Ruslan Davydov, Zoya Dmitrieva, Alexei Kraikovski, Dmitry Lajus, Vladimir Lapin, Vadim Mokievsky, Alexei Yurchenko, and Daniel Alexandrov

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the effect of social and biological factors on marine fish populations in the Barents and White seas, plus the relationship between catches, fishing effort, and prices in ... More


The Newfoundland Fisheries, c. 1500-1900: A British Perspective

David J. Starkey and Michael Haines

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David J. Starkey and Michael Haines analysis the qualitative and quantitative material held in English archives, pertaining to the fisheries of Newfoundland between 1500-1900. Their results indicate ... More


The Danish Fisheries, c. 1450-1800: Medieval and Early Modern Sources and Their Potential for Marine Environmental History

Poul Holm and Maibritt Bager

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Poul Holm and Maibritt Bager focus on documentary sources relating to Danish fisheries in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The chapter examines the rapid decline of Danish fisheries in the ... More


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