Part I: Description

  • Akinori TakasukaEmail author
Part of the Fisheries Science Series book series (FISHSS)


Numerous studies have been conducted to understand the mechanisms regulating the dynamics of fish stocks in marine ecosystems. The leading motive has been predicting the future trends of population dynamics for better fisheries management toward sustainable fisheries. However, we now have to confront the complexity of the ecosystems and phenomena and consider how to achieve resource sustainability at the ecosystem level. Part I provides concrete examples of the biology and ecology related to the dynamics of fish stocks in marine ecosystems, reviewing the mechanisms of the population dynamics of small pelagic fish and demersal fish and the reproductive strategies of sharks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Japan Fisheries Research and Education AgencyNational Research Institute of Fisheries ScienceYokohamaJapan

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