Fishery Management

Fishery Management

Author(s): J. L. McHugh

Published Online: 29 JUL 2013

Print ISBN: 9783540960621

Online ISBN: 9781118669198

DOI: 10.1029/LN010

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series, Volume 10.

Several textbooks and useful compendia on fisheries have been published recently, and others are in preparation. The question then arises: why publish another book on fisheries at this time? My answer is 1) that fishery research and management are such broad subjects that it is difficult, if not impossible, to cover them adequately in one volume; 2) that consequently each author has stressed those aspects of greatest immediate interest to him; and 3) that to the best of my knowledge no adequate broad treatment of the sociopolitical aspects of fishery management has yet appeared, although some good discussions have been published for particular fisheries.

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