9781888569605-ch1

Benthic Habitats and the Effects of Fishing

Benthic Habitats and Effects of Fishing: Linking Geology, Biology, Socioeconomics, and Management in Fisheries-An Introduction

James P. Thomas and Peter W. Barnes

doi: https://doi.org/10.47886/9781888569605.ch1

Abstract. This volume focuses on the effects of fishing activities on benthic habitats and the related science and knowledge needed to understand and quantify those effects, as well as to suggest new ways to address these effects for sustainable fisheries and healthy, diverse ecosystems.