Gabriel / Lange / Dahm Fish Catching Methods of the WorldIn the sixteen years since the last edition of Von Brant'sclassic work was published, fishing and fisheries have undergonevast changes. Not only has there been great progress in thedevelopment of new tools, materials and techniques, but theindustry has seen an increasing need to address controversialissues such as declining fish stocks, enormous quantities ofbycatch and discard and the impact of towed fishing gear on theenvironment. Fully revised and updated to reflect such changes, thefourth edition of this widely read and popular book offers:
* * A unique, comprehensive survey of the evolution of fishingmethods throughout the world
* Approximately 750 illustrations showing the extensive range ofmethods, techniques and equipment used in fishing across theglobe
* Fishing gear classified according to the FAO system
* Additional chapters: Fishing Effects on Fish Stocks andEnvironment and Fishery and Gear Research
All researchers, fisheries scientists, fisheries students,administrators and libraries in universities and researchestablishments where fish and fisheries are studied and taught willfind this book a valuable addition to their shelves. Commercial andsports fishermen will also find Fish Catching Methods of the Worlda fascinating and vital reference.
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Catching methods in fisheries; an introduction.
Fishing by gathering.
Male and female divers.
Animals as a help in fisheries.
Fish harvesting after stupefying.
Spearing, harpooning and shooting fish.
Fishing with clamps, tongs, rakes and wrenching gear.
Line fishing:basic implements.
Line fishing: gear and methods.
Fishing for sport and recreation.
Attracting, concentrating and frightening fish.
Pole-hooks and rippers.
Net material and the art of net-making.
Natural and artificial shelters.
Permanent and temporary barriers.
Fishing in the air.
Mechanical fishing gear: traps, lines and snares.
Chapter twenty one.
The drive-in fishery.
Chapter twenty two.
Cover pots and cast nets.
Chapter twenty three.
Liftnets and fish wheels.
Chapter twenty four.
From the scoop basket to the stow net.
Chapter twenty five.
Dredges and beamtrawls.
Chapter twenty six.
Fishing with bottom trawls.
Chapter twenty seven.
Trawl fisheries in three dimensions.
(Fishing with pelagic trawls).
Chapter twenty eight.
Seining in fresh and sea water.
Chapter twenty nine.
Fish shoals and surrounding nets.
Fishing systems and harvesting machines.
Chapter thirty one.
Fishery and gear research.
Chapter thirty two.
Fishing effects on fish stocks and environment.
Classification of catching methods.
A.1 Principles of classification.
A.2 Main groups of catching methods.
A.3 Revised classification.
Species and product index