This book details the effects of climate variability on small pelagic fish and their ecosystems and fisheries Particularly abundant in coastal upwelling regions off the west coasts of the Americas and Africa, off Japan, and in the NE Atlantic, the stocks of these fish fluctuate greatly over the timescale of decades, with large ecological and economic effects This book describes the nature and cause of these fluctuations, and their consequences It outlines results from paleo oceanographic studies, showing that similar fluctuations have also occurred over the past two millennia The potential effects of future climate change, both natural and anthropogenic, on stocks and fisheries, are considered The book concludes by recommending the continued international study and assessment of small pelagic fish in order to best inform management and policy under a changing climate It is written for research scientists, academics, and policy makers in fisheries, oceanography, and climate change....
|Title||:||Climate Change and Small Pelagic Fish|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press 1 edition December 14, 2009|
|Number of Pages||:||392 pages|
|File Size||:||868 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Climate Change and Small Pelagic Fish Reviews
The best book of its type on the market. Scintillating reading! A must have for anyone interested in small pelagic fishes and or climate change in the ocean.