Sharks of the Open Ocean: Biology, Fisheries and Conservation
Copyright © 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Merry D. Camhi, Ellen K. Pikitch, Elizabeth A. Babcock
Published Online: 28 JAN 2009
Print ISBN: 9780632059959
Online ISBN: 9781444302516
Series Editor(s): Tony J. Pitcher
About this Book
This important and exciting title represents the first authoritative volume focussed on pelagic (open ocean) sharks as a group. Virtually every pelagic shark expert in the world has contributed to this landmark publication which includes the latest data and knowledge on pelagic shark biology, fisheries, management, and conservation.
Pelagic sharks face unprecedented levels of exploitation in all the world's oceans through both direct fisheries and by-catch, and effective management for these species is contingent upon solid science and data, which this book brings together for the first time. All those involved in shark biology will need to have a copy of this book.