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Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

Having examined the long-term institutional layering and sedimentation that has occurred, this chapter sets out to map out the topography of the state as it currently exists. In doing so, it succeeds ... More


The Economic Management of Capture Fisheries at the International Level

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon R. Munro

in The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199576753
eISBN:
9780191745973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

Straddling fish stocks (broadly defined) present us with the most difficult capture fisheries management problem that we have encountered in our examination of the management of world capture ... More


Fragments of Hope: Nursing Corals Back to Life

Irus Braverman

in Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298842
eISBN:
9780520970830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298842.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In chapter 3, “Nursing Corals Back to Life: Fragments of Hope,”the pendulum swings again, this time to document acts of hope by coral restoration scientists. Drawing on my visits to five coral ... More


Fish Reproduction

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The reproductive process allows species to perpetuate themselves. Almost all fishes reproduce sexually, thus permitting mixing of the genes of the two sexes. The reproductive processes of fishes form ... More


Development of Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter summarizes information on the development of fish eggs and larvae, and introduces juvenile development. The chapter focuses on the changes that occur as the eggs develop, hatch into ... More


Reproduction

EDWARD E. DeMARTINI and PAUL C. SIKKEL

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/9780520246539.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter begins with a section on reproductive natural history providing summary data on reproductive modes and spawning types, courtship, and a taxonomic survey of their distributions. It ... More


Sampling Fish Eggs and Larvae

Bruce S. Miller and Arthur W. Kendall

in Early Life History of Marine Fishes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249721
eISBN:
9780520943766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249721.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the gear and methods for making field collections of planktonic fish eggs and larvae. It also introduces treatment and analysis of ichthyoplankton samples once they are ... More


Reproduction in Scorpaeniformes

Marta Muñoz

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter offers a phylogenetic treatment for reproductive traits among the Scorpaeniformes. This taxon is one of the most morphologically diverse of all teleostean orders and, perhaps not ... More


Parental Care, Oviposition Sites, and Mating Systems of Blennioid Fishes

Philip A. Hastings and Christopher W. Petersen

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Blennioid fishes comprise almost 900 described species, most of which are associated with coastal environments. Yet, essentially nothing has been published regarding the reproductive biology of more ... More


Recreational and Commercial Fishing

Rodney B. Pierce

in Northern Pike: Ecology, Conservation, and Management History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679546
eISBN:
9781452947761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679546.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the effects of fishing on northern pike populations. In lakes where pike have good access to spawning and nursery habitat, overfishing generally leads to higher densities of ... More


Genesis: From Short Film Visions to Low-Budget Monster Movie

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses James Cameron's first films, Xenogenesis (1978) and Piranha 2: The Spawning (1981). Cameron's first film as writer and director was an independent short project entitled ... More


Fisheries

John R. Beddington and Geoffrey P. Kirkwood

in Theoretical Ecology: Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209989
eISBN:
9780191917370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209989.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The depletion of fish stocks on a global scale is well documented. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation collects statistics on fisheries from all ... More


Temporal Variations in Benthic Assemblages

John S. Gray and Michael Elliott

in Ecology of Marine Sediments: From Science to Management

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198569015
eISBN:
9780191916717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198569015.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Most (but by no means all) benthic species have larval stages which use the water column for dispersal. As indicated in the previous chapter, a key process affecting recruitment to sediment systems ... More


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