1st Edition

Ocean Environment and Fisheries



ISBN 9781578085194
Published January 9, 2007 by CRC Press
560 Pages

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Book Description

This book contains detailed information on the physical, chemical and biological ceanographic features at various depths for all the 15 regions of the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Southern Oceans as categorized by the Food and Agriculture Organization, and on the commercially important marine fishes and details of fish catches in all the 15 regions of the major oceans since 1950. The book provides maximum and minimum annual mean values of various oceanographic factors at different depths and yearly average catches of major fish categories found from an analysis of the distribution of various oceanographic factors and fish catch data for oceans. It also briefly contains some of the recent studies carried out on the influence of oceanographic factors on fisheries. The work studies fisheries forecasts and also reviews factors which influence fisheries in various regions of the major oceans. The book is intended for scientists, teachers and students specializing in fishery oceanography, physical oceanography,

Table of Contents

Introduction; Oceanic Environment; Commercially Important Marine Fishes; Fish Catches in the Major Oceans; Oceanographic Features in the Atlantic Ocean; Oceanographic Features in the Pacific Ocean; Oceanographic Features in the Indian Ocean; Southern Ocean; Some Recent Studies on the Influence of Oceanographic Factors on Fisheries; Fisheries Forecasts; References

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