Management and Ecology of River Fisheries
Edited by I G Cowx
In this comprehensive book, international experts in fisheries management and
ecology review the status of river fisheries, assessment of fisheries yield,
rehabilitation and conservation.
Hardback 456pp, 60 illus ISBN 9780852382509
Assessment methodology, constraints on development, issues and options regarding management and
associated problems in both temperate and tropical countries. Recommendations are made to improve
management and an attempt is made to provide guidelines for formulating policy, for planning methodology
and for evaluating future activities, including aspects of:
- Assessment of fish community structure and dynamics.
li>Factors constraining stock recruitment.
li>Fish habitat requirements.
li>Instream flow needs.
li>Impact of water resource schemes.
li>Rehabilitation of river fisheries.
li>Enhancement of fish stocks.
li>Exploitation of stocks.
li>Management of migratory fish stocks.
li>Conservation of endangered species.
li>Integrated river management.
li>Multinational management of rivers.
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