Fisheries Acoustics: Theory and Practice (Fish and Aquatic Resources)

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Living resources of the sea and fresh water have long been animportant source of food and economic activity. With fish stockscontinuing to be over-exploited, there is a clear focus onfisheries management, to which acoustic methods can and do make animportant contribution.


The second edition of this widely used book covers the manytechnological developments which have occurred since the firstedition; highly sophisticated sonar and computer processingequipment offer great new opportunities and Fisheries Acoustic, 2eprovides the reader with a better understanding of how to interpretacoustic observations and put them to practical use.



  • Well known and respected authors

  • Emphasis on practical acoustic methods

  • Detailed coverage of a commercially and environmentallyimportant subject


A vital tool for fisheries scientists, fisheries oceanographers,environmental biologists, ecologists, population biologists, fishbiologists, and marine biologists. All those involved with designand use of acoustic equipment. Libraries in researchestablishments, government stations and universities wherefisheries science is studied or taught will find this a welcomeaddition to their shelves.

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John Simmonds is the Head of Pelagic Fisheries Research at the FRSMarine Laboratory, Aberdeen, UK


David MacLennan is a consultant in fisheries research andtechnology, and a former Deputy Director at the FRS MarineLaboratory

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"This very useful guide is now in its second considerably improvedand updated edition ... highly recommended." (Work BoatWorld, October 2008)

"The new volume of Fisheries Acoustics captures theadvances in the technology associated with the use of acoustics tofind, classify, size, enumerate, examine the behaviour of, and helpmanage various types of fish."(Reviews in Fisheries Science,November 2006)


"A thorough treatment of the acoustic instruments, sophisticateddisplays, and microprocessor-based signal processing usedthroughout the world to map the distribution of fish, estimatebiomass, locate fish shoals, monitor fish movement, and study fishbehavior. Emphasizes the practical methods for assessing fishstock; also discusses the design, execution, and interpretation ofsurveys, drawing from examples in many parts of the world."(BookNews (SciTech Book News), September 2005)

"If you really want to know how depth sounders, sonars and theirilk work, you need this book. If you want to learn how to use yourfish finding equipment more effectively, you need it evenmore."(Ausmarine)

"This textbook is an essential reference for professionalsinvolved with the design and use of acoustic equipment forassessing fisheries and plankton populations...this book will be aninvaluable tool for any practitioner or researcher requiring anunderstanding of the fundamentals of fisheries acoustics.themodernised edition is timely and welcome"(Reviews in FishBiology and Fisheries (2007), 17:633-634)

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