Fisheries and their Management:

Reserve readings and resources


Other than the library, resources available for check out from me include:


Haddon, M. (2001). Modelling and Quantitative Methods in Fisheries. Chapman and Hall/CRC, New York, NY.

Levington, J. S. (2001). Marine Biology: Function, Biodiversity, Ecology. Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

Mann, K. H. (2000). Ecology of Coastal Waters: Implications for Management. 2nd Edition. Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK.

Pitcher, T. and Hart, P. J. B. (1991). Fisheries Ecology. Croom Helm, London, UK.

Quinn III, T. J., and Desiro, R. B. (1999). Quantitative Fish Dynamics. Oxford University Press, New York, NY.


Various titles on Whaling

Documents from the FRCC


Visit this website often. It will contain online versions of this syllabus and schedule, any last minute changes, and links to relevant government, international and NGO agencies relevant to the topic.

Reserve readings

Below is a list of papers available in the library, to be read by the dates specified in the syllabus. For further reading you can also refer to the citation lists at the back of these papers. Remember that I personally also have an extensive library of readings should you need further literature.

Conkling, P.W. 2000. Fish or Foul: Will aquaculture carve out a niche in the Gulf of Maine? Maine Pol. Rev., 9:12-19.

Gambell, R. 1999. The International Whaling Commission and the contemporary whaling debate. In Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals. Edited by Twiss Jr., J.R., and Reeves, R.R. Smithsonian Press, Washington DC. pp. 179-198.

Hilborn, R., Maguire, J., Parma, A.M., and Rosenberg, A.A. 2001. The precautionary approach and risk management: can they increase the probability of successes in fisheries management. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 58:99-107.

Hutchings, J.A., and Myers, R.A. 1994. Timing of cod reproduction: interannual variability and the influence of temperature. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 108:21-31.

Hutchings, J.A., and Myers, R.A. 1995. The biological collapse of Atlantic cod off Newfoundland and Labrador. In The North Atlantic Fisheries; Successes, failures and challenges. Edited by Arnason, R., and Felt, L. I.S.S., Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. pp. 38-93.

Idyll, C.P. 1973. The anchovy crisis. Sci. Am., 228:22-29.

Jamieson, G.S., and Levings, C.O. 2001. Marinbe protected areas in Canada&emdash;implications for both conservation and fisheries management. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 58:138-156.

Lien, J. 1994. Entrapments of large cetaceans in passive inshore fishing gear in Newfoundland and Labrador (1979-1990). In Gillnets and Cetaceans. IWC Spec. Pub. 15. Edited by Donovan, G., Perrin, W.F., and Barlow, J. IWC, Cambridge. pp. 149-157.

Myers, R.A., Hutchings, J.A., and Barrowman, N.J. 1997. Why do fish stocks collapse? The example of cod in Atlantic Canada. Ecol. App., 7:91-106.

Myers, R.A., MacKenzie, B.R., Bowen, K.G., and Barrowman, N.J. 2001. What is the carrying capacity for fish in the ocean? A meta-analysis of population dynamics of North Atlantic Cod. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 58:1464-1476.

Northridge, S.P., and Hofman, R.J. 1999. Marine mammal interactions with fisheries. In Conservation and Management of Marine Mammals. Edited by Twiss Jr., J.R., and Reeves, R.R. Smithsonian Press, Washington DC. pp. 99-119.

Pace, R. 2001. Prediction and the aquatic sciences. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 58:63-72.

Pauly, D., Christensen, V., Froese, R., and Palomares, M. 2000. Fishing down aquatic food webs. Am. Sci., 88:46-51.

Pitcher, T. 2001. Fisheries Managed to Rebuild Ecosystems? Reconstructing the past to Salvage the Future. Ecol. App., 11:601-917.

Prelli, L.J., and Larsen-Becker, M. ???? Learning from ther limits of an adjudicatory strategy for resolving United States-Canada fisheries conflicts: lessons from the Gulf of Maine.

Schnute, J.T., and Richards, L.J. 2001. Use and abuse of fishery models. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 58:10-17.

Stommel, H. 1955. The anatomy of the Atlantic. Sci. Am.

Weeks, H., and Berkeley, S. 2000. Uncertainty and precautionary management of marine fisheries: can the old methods fit the new mandates? Fisheries, 25:6-15.