A review of nuclear energy in the United States: hidden by Todd H. Otis

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Can. J. Fish. Aquat. , 53, 1618–25. 6. Denney, N. , et al. (2002) Life history correlates of maximum population growth rates in fishes. Proc. R. Soc. , 269, 2229–37. 7. Hickling, C. F. (1940) The fecundity of herring in the southern North Sea. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. UK, 24, 61–63. 8. Murray, B. G. (2001) Are ecological and evolutionary theories scientific? Biol. , 76, 255–89. 9. Fisher used this term to denote the rate of change of the genotype. 10. In Patterns in the Ocean (1996, California Sea Grant, p.

198. 09. It cannot be sufficiently emphasised that this was a disaster that had multiple causes, although many analysts have tended to look for a single culprit. Finlayson, A. C. (1994) Fishing for Truth. Newfoundland: ISER Press, Memorial University, 176 pp. Francis, R. C. (1980) Fisheries science now and in the future: a personal view. NZ J. Mar Freshw. , 14, 95–100. Schnute, J. T. and L. J. Richards. (2001) Use and abuse of fishery models. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. , 58, 10–7. S. J. Holt, pers. comm.

In the end, I shall have to admit my pessimism for the notion of sustainable fishing except in a few favoured regions of the oceans. The evidence suggests that the commercial interests of the fishery industry, with all the associated economic, social and political pressures that influence management decisions, are such as to render rational management illusory in most regions of the oceans. The problems of the fisheries can be resolved (if at all) by social and political, rather than scientific, solutions.

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