Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues

Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues

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Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues brings together contributions from 68 leading scientists from 12 countries to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date review on the way we manage our interactions with whales, dolphins, seals and dugongs. The book examines how we have fared conserving the worlda€™s marine mammal populations, with a focus on the key issues of fisheries and tourism. From a unique southern hemisphere perspective, the authors consider how science informs the culling debate, how wild fisheries and aquaculture interact with marine mammal populations and how we might manage the effects of whale, dolphin and seal watching industries. The authors also address other issues such as the way in which ethics, genetics, acoustics, ecosystem models and pollution influence the management and conservation of marine mammals. Marine Mammals is an invaluable and accessible resource for all those involved with marine mammals, including scientists, managers, policy makers, industry representatives and students. Winner of a 2004 Whitley Award.That is not to say that shellfish, seaweed and herbivorous fish aquaculture do not pose problems but that their effects are ... that possibly came from imported pilchards used as food in the tuna feedlots at Port Lincoln (Gaughan er al. 2000).

Title:Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues
Author:Nicholas Gales, Mark Hindell, Roger Kirkwood
Publisher:CSIRO PUBLISHING - 2003-10-22


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