16. Ecosystem Effects of Fishing

  1. Paul J.B. Hart1 and
  2. John D. Reynolds2
  1. M.J. Kaiser and
  2. S. Jennings

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693919.ch16

Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 2: Fisheries

Handbook of Fish Biology and Fisheries, Volume 2: Fisheries

How to Cite

Kaiser, M.J. and Jennings, S. (2002) Ecosystem Effects of Fishing, 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.ch16

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:

  • ecosystem effects;
  • fishing;
  • traditional fisheries;
  • multispecies approaches;
  • population structure

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effects of Harvesting Target Species

  • Effects of Prey Removal on Sea Birds

  • How Fisheries Affect Energy Subsidies

  • Effects of Removing Predators

  • Effects on Benthic Communities and Habitats

  • Bycatches and Ghost—Fishing

  • Conclusions

  • References