Conservation of Fishery Resource

by K P Biswas

ISBN: 9789351303671
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9995.00
Biblio : xvii+279p.,figs.,tabls.,ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

"Dr. K.P. Biswas, M.Sc, Ph.D, D.F.Sc (Bombay), E.F. (West Germany), F.Z.S, F.A.B.S. (Kolkata), Former Joint Director Fisheries (L-I), Govt. of Odisha, Fishery Technologist, I.C.A.R. and Director of Fisheries, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and at present Faculty Member, Marine Science Department, University of Calcutta and West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences is associated with fish, fisheries and marine sciences for more than fifty years. <BR> He has published twenty one books and

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"The need for conservation of fishery resources in aquatic ecosystems (marine, lentic and lotic) arise when the sustainable exploitation is jeopardized by irrational anthropogenic activities, like destroying and polluting the aquatic habitats, indiscriminate altering the natural ecosystems and overfishing leading to massacre of juveniles and brood stocks to maintain the future progeny. <BR> This is exactly happened in case of fishery resources globally, and regionally. With the advent of industr

Table of Contents

Preface vii <BR> Introduction xiii <BR> 1. Importance of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems 1 <BR> 2. Resource Potential and Population Dynamics 13 <BR> 3. Prospects for World Fisheries 41 <BR> 4. Current Rate of Exploitation 45 <BR> 5. Marine Productivity in India 60 <BR> 6. Resources and Environment 67 <BR> 7. Species in Stress and Extinction 117 <BR> 8. Conservation in World Oceans 128 <BR> 9. Management and Policies 151 <BR> 10. Marine Protected Areas 186 <BR> 11. Conservation and Management of