Ecology of Aquatic Management

Ecology of Aquatic Management

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Sustainable management of ecosystems is a key issue in ecology and environmental science and aquatic ecosystems are high on international priorities for conservation. Ecology of Aquatic Management provides an introduction to the exploitation and management of marine and freshwater systems from an ecological perspective.This timely book explores current exploitation practices, discussing underlying scientific principles, and providing case studies and references to enable students to study individual topics in more depth.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 245 x 19.05mm | 631g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130866105
  • 9780130866103

Table of contents

Preface.1. How do humans impact aquatic systems.I. WATER AS A RESOURCE.2. Human use of water.II. AQUATICS ORGANISMS.3. Biological basis for harvesting living organisms.4. Harvesting for economic gain.5. Aquaculture and ranching.III. AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT.6. Waste disposal in the aquatic environment.7. Extracting mineral resources from the aquatic environment.8. Exploiting the general aquatic environment for recreation.IV. SYNTHESIS.9. The role of ecological science in managing the exploitation of aquatic systems.show more