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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service in [Silver Spring, MD] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fisheries -- Environmental aspects,
  • Benthos -- Habitat,
  • Benthic animals,
  • Benthic plants

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKorie A. Johnson
SeriesNOAA technical memorandum NMFS-F/SPO -- 57, NOAA tech. memo. NMFS-F/SPO -- 57
ContributionsUnited States. National Marine Fisheries Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13631338M
OCLC/WorldCa51638807

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Impact of bottom trawling on benthic communities: a review. and there is growing concern about the effects of fishing on biodiversity and ecosystem productivity. Brazil's National Space. Dorchester Citizens for Safe Energy and a coalition of national, statewide and local groups are calling for a thorough review by an independent panel of leading Bay scientists. We view two documents as models for the analysis we hope the Bay scientists will produce: • Long Island Sound Symposium: A Study of Benthic Habitats, available online at. Johnson, KA. A Review of National and International Literature on the Effects of Fishing on Benthic Habitats. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-F/SPO 72 p. MRAG Americas. Essential Fish Habitat EIS: Risk Assessment for the Pacific Groundfish FMP. Prepared for Pacific Council EIS Oversight Committee August Meeting Briefing Book. August. A review of the available literature on the adverse effects of LSPB on coral reefs and associated habitats showed that coral reefs in tropical and subtropical latitudes are experiencing these threats. This report identifies and describes the primary pollutant threats in Florida and mechanisms for introduction into estuarine and marine Size: 1MB.

  Johnson K, Stevenson D, Reid R et al () A review of national and international literature on the effects of fishing on benthic habitats. NOAA Tech Memo –72 Google Scholar Jones JB () Environmental impact of trawling on the seabed: a review. As early as the fourteenth century there were concerns about the effects of fishing on the marine environment and these effects were discussed in detail by a number of Government Commissions in the United Kingdom (Anon., ).However, the scientific basis for the management of fisheries was founded in the study of exploited fish populations and it was not surprising that these were the Cited by: Draft response: A review of available literature on habitat disturbance by fishing gear shows that biogenic habitats (e.g. kelp forests, sea grass beds, deep coral communities) are the most sensitive to physical disturbance. Hard bottom habitats (e.g. rocky reefs) are generally less sensitive to disturbance than biogenic habitats but are still. This book provides a synthesis of seabed geomorphology and benthic habitats based on the most recent, up-to-date information. Introductory chapters explain the drivers that underpin the need for benthic habitat maps, including threats to ocean health, the habitat mapping approach based on principles of biogeography and benthic ecology and.

  The significant and permanent adverse effects on the benthic environment. The effects of the return of waste material to the seabed following processing aboard the vessel. Effects on the trophic web (including primary production, microbes and zooplankton), fish and other pelagic fauna, rock lobsters, water quality and : Saul Roux, Catherine Horsfield. Marine ecosystems are being perturbed by fishing and other human activities. Many marine fisheries are in decline, and the effects of fishing on other ecosystem goods and services 1 are beginning to be understood and recognized. In recent years, global marine catches appear to have reached a plateau of about 84 million metric tons 2 per year, although total fish production, which includes. Johnson, K. A. (). A Review of National and International Literature on the Effects of Fishing on Benthic Habitats. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-F/SPO US Department of Commerce. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. National Marine Fisheries Service.   These two characteristics are distinct for demersal/benthic resources, but much less so for pelagic resources (Figure 1). It is also clear that the impacts of fisheries on cover, and of cover on demersal/benthic recruitment, have usually been ignored until Cited by: