Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues

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Nicholas Gales, Mark Hindell, Roger Kirkwood
Csiro Publishing, Oct 22, 2003 - Science - 460 pages
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Marine Mammals: Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues brings together contributions from 68 leading scientists from 12 countries to provide a comprehensive, up-to-date review on the way we manage our interactions with whales, dolphins, seals and dugongs. The book examines how we have fared conserving the world’s marine mammal populations, with a focus on the key issues of fisheries and tourism. From a unique southern hemisphere perspective, the authors consider how science informs the culling debate, how wild fisheries and aquaculture interact with marine mammal populations and how we might manage the effects of whale, dolphin and seal watching industries. The authors also address other issues such as the way in which ethics, genetics, acoustics, ecosystem models and pollution influence the management and conservation of marine mammals. Marine Mammals is an invaluable and accessible resource for all those involved with marine mammals, including scientists, managers, policy makers, industry representatives and students. Winner of a 2004 Whitley Award.
 

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Contents

Strategies for conserving marine mammals
1
An ecosystem approach
62
Management of Cape fur seals and fisheries in South Africa
116
A review of operational interactions
136
A species at risk
153
Managing fisheries impacts on a threatened marine mammal
192
Marine Mammals and Tourism
227
Swimming with wild cetaceans with a special focus on the Southern Hemisphere
277
The effects of provisioning on maternal care in wild bottlenose dolphins Shark Bay Australia
304
Management Issues
319
Are seals a potential tool for monitoring change in marine systems?
330
Introduction importance threats and potential as a research tool
344
Species identification discovery and management
366
A future for the dugong?
383
Potential or present threat?
400
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