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Fish conservation : a guide to understanding and restoring global aquatic biodiversity and fishery resources / Gene S. Helfman.
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D639.977/HEL/FISH
Washington, DC : Island Press,
c2007.
xiv, 584 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 485-563) and index.
9781559635950 (cloth : alk. paper) 1559635959 (cloth : alk. paper) 9781559635967 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Pt. I. Introduction -- Ch. 1. Fish biodiversity and why it should matter -- Pt. II. Imperiled fishes : taxonomy, geography, and vulnerability -- Ch. 2. Roll call I : a taxonomic perspective -- Ch. 3. Roll call II : a geopolitical perspective -- Ch. 4.
Characteristics of vulnerable species and correlates of imperilment -- Pt. III. Indirect causes of decline : habitat, water, and introductions -- Ch. 5. Habitat modification and loss -- Ch. 6. Dams, impoundments, and other hydrological alterations -- Ch. 7.Degraded water quality -- Ch. 8. Alien species I : case histories, mechanisms, and levels of impact -- Ch. 9. Alien species II : understanding the process, minimizing the impact -- Pt. IV. Direct causes of decline : fishes as commodities -- Ch. 10. Fishes versus fisheries I : overfishing -- Ch. 11. Fishes versus fisheries II : behavior, life history evolution, and ecosystems -- Ch. 12. Coral reefs, fishes, and fisheries : exploitation in fragile ecosystems -- Ch. 13. The trade in live fishes -- Ch. 14. The promise of aquaculture and hatcheries -- Pt. V. Asking hard questions, sorting out answers -- Ch. 15. The ethics of exploitation and intervention : do we have the right? -- Ch. 16. Future perspectives : beyond gloom and doom? -- App. Probable fish extinctions.
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