Essays Tagged: "fish species"

Commercial fishing

Commercial fishing is a worldwide enterprise that involves the capture of marine and freshwater fish and shellf ... involves the capture of marine and freshwater fish and shellfish and their preparation for market. Fishing equipment ranges from small boats whose nets are cast and hauled in by hand to factory ships ... equipped with the most advanced technologies for finding, harvesting, and preparing huge amounts of fish. These large catches are very costly, however, not only in the price of their equipment and fue ...

(10 pages) 158 1 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Coastal management of the Botany Bay area in Sydney Australia.

YEAR 10 GEOGRAPHY RESEARCH PROJECTBotany Bay- Recreational/ Commercial FishingSTATEMENT OF ISSUEThe issue I have chosen to cover, relating to Water Management is recreatio ... ISSUEThe issue I have chosen to cover, relating to Water Management is recreational and commercial fishing in Botany Bay.Botany Bay is a large estuary located to the south of Sydney Harbour, which ha ... alues for the community. It encompasses a rich and diverse aquatic habitat, which includes over 230 fish species.Over the years, in addition to becoming a growing residential area, the bay and its imm ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Murray Darling Basin.

home to a large number of plants and animals, many of which are unique to Australia. Originally 20 fish species, 24 frogs, 151 reptiles, 367 birds and 85 mammals were found within the basin. Many are ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Importance of Ecosystem Management and Protection.

including swamps, mangroves, forests and savannah and coral reefs with their large biodiversity of fish species are under threat from development and are shrinking rapidly. Preservation of ecosystems ... le nutrients, recycle waste and are used as breeding grounds. Moreton Bay in Brisbane provides 8380 fish per yr per hectare, mangroves in Malaysia provide flood protection and control, compared to the ...

(6 pages) 133 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Effects of Sea lamprey on the Great Lakes.

Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) have been causing extraordinary damage to the fishes in the Great Lakes since the 1940's and humankind have had problems with control efforts ever ... 1940's and humankind have had problems with control efforts ever since. Sea lamprey will attack any fish if given the opportunity. The fish populations have been drastically declining all over the Gre ... control effort follows a number of problems, therefore allowing the Sea lamprey to reproduce. Many fish species will be on their way to extinction if something is not done to fix the issue. So what d ...

(8 pages) 27 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

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Will Our State Fish Survive? By: Roger Bishop Presented To: Amy Jo Scoca English111G 30-April-01 Bishop 1 The Rio G ... esented To: Amy Jo Scoca English111G 30-April-01 Bishop 1 The Rio Grande cutthroat trout, the state fish of New Mexico, is a threatened species that needs more attention from the citizens and politici ... l list of threatened species in 1973, but was never listed on the endangered species list (American Fisheries Society 1988). Maybe it should be placed on the Federal Endangered Species list, since it ...

(9 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Can we Sustainably Harvest Cod?

Introduction In the past fifty years commercial fishing has depleted fish stocks considerably and in some cases, fish stocks have been so exploited ... sh stocks have been so exploited that they may never recover. An example of this is the severe over-fishing of cod on The Grand Banks of Canada, which caused the entire stock to collapse in the early ... llapse in the early 1990's. The exploitation of cod stocks started when technological advances made fishing more efficient. The reasons for such a catastrophic breakdown of the cod stocks in this area ...

(9 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Write a letter to your friend about a holiday trip you made recently.

Park. As it was a half-day trip, the resort provided packed lunches. My first experience seeing the fish's close-up was exciting. I had amazed that the fishes didn't have a natural fear of humans, unl ... d hang around snorkels waiting for handouts and were even willing to be hand fed by visitors. Other fish species that weren't interested in bread simply swam around or were busy feeding on algae off r ...

(3 pages) 230126 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Case-in-Point Analysis - Species Richness in Lake Victoria

world's second-largest freshwater lake in East Africa has an abnormal variety of species of cichlid fishes. The ecological health of Lake Victoria, previously the home of about 400 species of cichlids ... esult of "a rapidly growing population, clearance of natural vegetation along the shores, a booming fish-export industry, the disappearance of several fish species native to the lake, prolific growth ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management