Book Review: Carl J. Walters and Steven J.D. Martell, Fisheries Ecology And Management, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ 2004, ISBN 0-691-11545-1 Paperback, 423 pp.

Book Review: Carl J. Walters and Steven J.D. Martell, Fisheries Ecology And Management, Princeton... Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries (2005) 15: 155–157  Springer 2005 DOI 10.1007/s11160-005-0057-1 Book review Carl J. Walters and Steven J.D. Martell, Fisheries The authors do not take into account the social Ecology And Management, Princeton University aspect of management that often prevents the Press, Princeton, NJ 2004, ISBN 0-691-11545-1 implementation of certain strategies. Chapter four Paperback, 423 pp. discusses the use of quotas for managing har- vests. It also identifies the great importance of ‘‘Fisheries Ecology and Management,’’ written by data collection for all species before they are Carl J. Walters and Steven J.D. Martell, is a text threatened by overfishing. The description of two intended for upper level undergraduate and intro- approaches, input and output controls, is inter- ductory graduate classes. The aim of the book is to esting and well written. We found the use of give a broader review of assessment methods and certain terms in this chapter to be potentially policy issues than is available in existing texts on misleading. For example, the term ‘elementary’ fisheries harvest management. This review was may be misleading to some students who might carried out as part of a graduate fisheries ecology be deterred by the level http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries Springer Journals

Book Review: Carl J. Walters and Steven J.D. Martell, Fisheries Ecology And Management, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ 2004, ISBN 0-691-11545-1 Paperback, 423 pp.

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 by Springer
Subject
Life Sciences; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Zoology
ISSN
0960-3166
eISSN
1573-5184
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11160-005-0057-1
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