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Stocking and Introduction of Fish by Ian G. Cowx
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This reference is specifically targeted towards fisheries managers, fisheries scientists, ecologists, and marine and freshwater biologists. International contributors discuss the benefits and shortfalls of a variety of technologies and management practices used to enhance fish stocks. In addition, these practices are reviewed in detail in terms of their impact, and guidelines for the future are given.

Table of Contents

Preface. Definitions relating to the stocking and introduction of fish. I: Stocking. 1. Stocking strategies: issues and options for future enhancement programmes (I.G. Cowx). 2. Stocking of fish in Denmark (G. Rasmussen and P. Geertz-Hansen). 3. The effects of stocking Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, in Norwegian rivers (S.J. Saltveit). 4. The effect of stocking with salmon parr, Salmo salar, on the smolt production in the River Simojoki, Northern Finland (E. Jokikokko and E. Jutila). 5. Maintenance and exploitation of landlocked salmon, Salmo salar M. sebago, in the Vuoksi Watercourse (M. Pursianen, J. Makkonen and J. Piironen). 6. Survival and dispersal of hatchery-reared brown trout, Salmo trutta, released in small streams (I. Naslund). 7. A comparative analysis of two tagging methods for brown trout, Salmo trutta m. lacustris: results of the case study in Lake Puruvesi, Eastern Finland (I. Kolari, T. Friman and J. Toivonen). 8. Diet of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, stocked as a biomanipulation tool in a eutrophic brackish lake (S. Berg). 9. Recreational fisheries: the realities of stocking coarse fish in the UK (R. Steel, K. O'Hara and M.W. Aprahamian). 10. Restoration of an urban canal fishery (J.M. Caffrey and R.E. Donnelly). 11. An appraisal of stocking strategies for the European eel, Anguilla anguilla (B. Knights and E. White). II: Introductions. 12. Introduced species: an overview (C. Lever). 13. The introduced freshwater fish of France: status, impacts and management (P. Keith and J. Allardi). 14. Freshwater fish transfers in Italy: history, local changes in fish fauna and a prediction on the future of native populations (P.G. Bianco). 15. Impact of introduced fish on the native freshwater fish fauna of Spain (B. Elvira). 16. Introductions of the ruffe, Gymnodephalus cernuus, to new areas of Europe and to North America: history, the present situation and management implications (I.J. Winfield, D.P. Dodge and R. Rosch). 17. Pikeperch, Stizostedion lucioperca, in Lake Constance (Bodensee-Obersee): an example of a successful introduction? (H. Loffler). 18. A review of the current knowledge on the introduction, ecology and management of zander, Stizostedion lucioperca, in the UK (P.A. Smith, R.T. Leah and J.W. Eaton). 19. Assessment of the introduction of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, into the Rocky River (C.E. Bourgeois). 20. Fish species introductions in African fresh waters (C. Leveque). 21. An appraisal of stocking and introduction of fish in Lake Victoria (East Africa) (J.R. Muli). 22. Status of Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, following its escape from fish farms (P.C. Chifamba). 23. Impact of fish introductions on indigenous fish populations and fisheries in Malaysia (A.B. Ali). III: Marine fisheries. 24. Marine Fisheries (B. Howell). 25. Reintroduction of whitefish, Coregonus lavaretus, into Puck Bay (Southern Baltic) (W. Pelczarski). 26. Turbot, Scophthalmus maximus, stocking in Danish coastal waters (J.G. Stottrup, K. Lehmann and H. Nicolajsen). 27. Predation on wild o-group flatfishes by released and wild turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (T. Ellis and R.D.M. Nash). IV: Genetics. 28. Enhancing fish production through introductions and stocking: genetic perspectives (G.R. Carvalho and T.F. Cross). 29. Genetic similarity of a phenotypically divergent population of the clupeid Limonothrissa miodon following its introduction into a man-made lake (L. Hauser, G.R. Carvalho and T.J. Pitcher). 30. Genetic considerations in stocking Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar (T.F. Cross, P. Galvin and P. McGinnity). 31. Genetic impact of introduced domesticated strains of brown trout, Salmo trutta, on native Spanish populations (G. Blanco, E. Cagigas, E. Vazquez and J.A. Sanchez). V Management considerations. 32. Codes of practice for the stocking and introduction of fish (D.A. Coates). 33. Evaluation of stocking and introductions as management tools (R.L. Welcomme). 34. Economic considerations for fish stocking and enhancement (R.W. Langton and J.A.Wilson). 35. How effective are the stocking strategies for the management of reservoir fisheries in Sri Lanka? (U.S. Amarasinghe). 36. Towards a conservation strategy for Amaecypris hispanica, the most endangered non-migratory fish in Portuguese streams (M.J. Collares-Pereira, A.M. Pires, M.M. Coelho and I.G. Cowx). Species Index. General Index.
Release date NZ
October 27th, 1997
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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Fishing News Books Ltd
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