15. Exploitation and Other Threats to Fish Conservation

  1. Paul J.B. Hart1 and
  2. John D. Reynolds2
  1. John D. Reynolds,
  2. Nicholas K. Dulvy and
  3. Callum M. Roberts

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693919.ch15

Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 2: Fisheries

Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 2: Fisheries

How to Cite

Reynolds, J. D., Dulvy, N. K. and Roberts, C. M. (2002) Exploitation and Other Threats to Fish Conservation, in Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 2: Fisheries (eds P. J.B. Hart and J. D. Reynolds), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693919.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biology, University of Leicester

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064823

Online ISBN: 9780470693919

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Keywords:

  • fish conservation;
  • fisheries management;
  • mainstream conservation movement;
  • habitats;
  • conservation problems

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Global Status of Exploited Fish Populations

  • Extinction

  • Exploitation as a Cause of Declines and Extinction

  • What Renders Species Susceptible to Overfishing?

  • Conservation Meets Sustainable Use

  • What is Needed to Safeguard Fish Biodiversity?

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References