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Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on Fish and Fisheries

by Umesh C. Goswami

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Narendra Publishing House, 2007. Hardcover. New. The Indian sub-continent has experienced several natural and anthropogenic threats in various aquabodies comprising freshwater, estuaries, brackishwater, coastal and Marine Water systems. This has affected the Fish Fauna dwelling in such environments, as well as the fisheries for production offish from culture and capture fisheries. We have had the experience of the several Earthquakes (one immediately after independence in 1950 in the north-eastern part of the country, recent earthquakes in Gujarat) cyclones (such as the super cyclones in Orissa and along the Andhra Coast), Tsunami (in the south-east coast in 2005), floods, drought as well as the indiscriminate killing and Fishing of gravid and Juvenile Fishes poisoning the water, poaching, use of pesticides, weedicides, polutants from industries, Agricultural waste, all of which have greatly affected the concerned aqua bodies, fish fauna and fisheries at large. This special release, containing 30 articles from resource persons working in different national Institutions of the ICAR, and Universities of the country, deals with different hazards and threats on the fish fauna from two Biodiversity hot spots of the country, viz. North Hast India, and the Eastern and Western Ghats, their Effects on fish and fisheries of the Country which are included in inland, estuarine, brackishwater, coastal, marine, mangrove, wetlands and certain main River systems, viz. the Brahmaputra and Ganges system problems on shrimp farming, cage culture and migration of Hilsa after the Construction of the Farraka barrage, ecological disruption and long term effects of tsunami etc. This special release on Natural and Anthropogenic hazards on fish and fisheries was compiled in conformity with the focal theme, ""Planet Earth"" and the Symposium of the section Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences on ""Natural and Anthropogenic hazards on the conversation and the Management of Biodiversity"". Table of Contents North East India word/natural"" Title=""natural"">Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards and their Impacts on Fisheries/S. Ayyappan, A. Gopalakrishnan and V. S. Basheer 2. Fish Fauna of North East India : Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards/U.C. Goswami, W. Vishwanath, K.C. Jayaram and J.S. Datta Munshi 3. Fish Fauna from Western and Eastern Ghats of India and Prevailing Threats from Natural and Anthropogenic Issues/B. Madhusoodana Kurup and K.V. Radhakrishnan 4. Community Empowerment for Fisheries Co-Management/D. Kumar 5. Conservation and Management of Fish Genetic Resources : India and Global Scenario/W.S.Lakra 6. Sustainable Fisheries for Livelihood Improvement in Wetlands K.K.Vass 7. Anthropogenic Factors in Freshwater Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture/N. Sarangi 8. Subtle Issues and Hazards in Development of Coldwater Fisheries in India/P.C. Mahanta 9. Brackishwater Aquaculture : Performance, Potential and Pitfalls/M. Krishnan and, A.G. Ponniah 10. Marine Fisheries and its Impact on Coastal People/Mohan Joseph Modayil 11. Environment and Fish Health : A Holistic Assessment of Inland Fisheries in India/Manas Kr. Das 12. Impact of Farakka Barrage on Hilsa fisheries - An Overview/Ardhendu Mukherjee and V.R. Suresh 13. Status of the Indian Mangroves and its Roles in Coastal Aquaculture with Reference to Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards/Kumudranjan Naskar 14. Impact of Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on Coastal Aquatic Environment/K. Dhevendaran 15. Long-term Impact of Tsunami on the Coastal Fisheries/L. Kannan. P. Sampathkumar and T. Thangaradjou 16. Impact of Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on the Relationship Between Poverty, Environment, and Natural Fish Resources/B.N.Pandey 17. Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on the Hydrobiology of the Brahmaputra River System/S.P.Biswas and Sanchita Boruah 18. Impact of Man-Made and Natural Hazards on Fisheries of the River Ganga in India/ Printed Pages: 0. NA


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