Rescue of Sturgeon Species in the Ural River Basin


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8923-7 (Print) 978-1-4020-8924-4 (Online)
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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. International Experience in Transboundary Watershed Management and Sturgeon Restoration

    1. Water

      1. Book Chapter

        Pages 5-27

        Environmental Security and the Role of River Regimes in Fostering (Environmental) Cooperation: Case of the International Sava River Basin Commission

      2. Book Chapter

        Pages 29-38

        Challenges and Prospects of Transboundary Water Management in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia

      3. Book Chapter

        Pages 39-52

        Successful Transboundary River Basin and Estuary Cooperation: Benchmarks for the Ural River Basin?

      4. Book Chapter

        Pages 53-58

        The Issues of Transboundary Rivers in South Caucasus at the End of the 20th and Beginning of the 21st Centuries

      Sturgeon Species

      1. Book Chapter

        Pages 61-86

        Migratory Fish Stocks in Transboundary Basins — Implications for Governance, Management and Research

      2. Book Chapter

        Pages 87-96

        The Key Threats to Sturgeons and Measures for Their Protection in the Lower Danube Region

      3. Book Chapter

        Pages 97-109

        Rescue Efforts to Save Sturgeons in America

      4. Book Chapter

        Pages 111-123

        River Rehabilitation: A New Approach to the Design of Fish Passes through Dams

  3. The Ural River Basin

    1. Water Resources

      1. Book Chapter

        Pages 129-161

        The Ural River Basin: Hydrology, Characteristics and Water Use

      2. Book Chapter

        Pages 163-171

        River Flow Formation in the Russian South Urals

      3. Book Chapter

        Pages 173-189

        Climate Change and Water Resources in North Caucasus and South Urals

      Fish Resources

      1. Book Chapter

        Pages 193-276

        The Ural River Sturgeons: Population Dynamics, Catch, Reasons for Decline and Restoration Strategies

      2. Book Chapter

        Pages 277-292

        Field and Genetic Approaches to Enhance Knowledge of Ural River Sturgeon Biology

      3. Book Chapter

        Pages 293-298

        Fish Biodiversity of the Orenburg Region and Their Parasitic Diseases

      Restoration Activities

      1. Book Chapter

        Pages 301-323

        Establishment of the International Ural Sturgeon Park to Secure Sturgeon Conservation and to Facilitate Sustainable Integrated Water Management

      2. Book Chapter

        Pages 325-330

        Results of the First International Ural River Basin Workshop (NATO-ARW)

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 331-333