Diversity Of Oceanic Life: An Evaluative Review

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Melvin N.a. Peterson
CSIS, 1992 - Business & Economics - 109 pages
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The evaluations in this volume reflect a consensus among scientists of several nations regarding the state of scientific knowlege about oceanic life relative both to existing demands and expectations, and to those yet to come.
 

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Contents

Diversity of Life Its Meaning and Significance in Oceanic Realms
1
Discussion
6
Priorities
12
Capabilities and Goals
21
Managing Biodiversity in the Oceans
23
Why Are the Oceans Special?
25
Global Variability in Time and Space
28
The Species Concept
32
Fishing Activity
64
Inadvertent Transport of Microorganisms
65
Enhancement Fisheries
67
Discussion
70
Mariculture on Coastal China and Biodiversity
76
Seaweed Mariculture
79
Mollusk Mariculture
85
Shrimp Mariculture
89

How the Diversity Concept Developed
34
Biodiversity in the Oceans
38
Biodiversity and Environmental Management
49
Deep Ocean Conservation
53
Conclusions
56
Oceanic Species Diversity
60
Biodiversity Human Impacts through Fisheries and Transportation
63
Fish Mariculture
91
Overall Development of Mariculture on Coastal China
93
Microbial Diversity
100
About the Ocean Policy Institute
107
Ocean Policy Institute of Pacific ForumCSIS
109
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