Reviews: Methods and Techlogy in Fish Biology and Fisheries published by Kluwer Academic Publishers is a book series dedicated to the publication of information on advanced, forward-looking methodologies, techlogies, or perspectives in fish and fisheries. This series is especially dedicated to relevant topics addressing global, international concern in fish and fisheries. Humans continue to challenge our environments with new techlogies and techlogical applications. The dynamic creativity of our own species often tends to place the greatest burden on our supporting ecosystems. This is especially true for aquatic networks of creeks, lakes, rivers and ocean environments. We also frequently use our conceptual powers to balance conflicting requirements and demands on nature and continue to develop new approaches and tools to provide sustainable resources as well as conserve what we hold most dear on local and global scales. This book series will provide a window into the developing dynamic among humans, aquatic ecosystems (both freshwater and marine), and the organisms that inhabit aquatic environments. There are many reasons to doubt the increasing social and ecomic value techlogy has gained over the last two centuries. Science and techlogy represent stages in human development. I agree with Ernst Mayer when he said in Toward a New Philosophy of Biology (1988) that endeavors to solve all scientific problems by pure logic and refined measurements are unproductive, if t totally irrelevant.
Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Life Sciences: Zoology
Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries