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"Elucidating global fisheries management, debunking some of the oft-mentioned myths, and providing readers with science-based facts, Ocean Recovery provides an excellent resource for understanding modern fishery practices." -- Society for Conservation Biology

"The style of writing is open and informative, the illustrations are clear and the general message is that for fisheries that are well managed the outlook for fish populations is good ...
Ocean Recovery is a clear, well written and engaging account of how fisheries are assessed and managed. I like it particularly because it takes a positive view of how we humans are trying our best to tackle environmental issues, rather than adopting a negative view that always dwells on the worst possible outcome." -- Paul J. B. Hart, Fish and Fisheries

"We would recommend this book both as a knowledge-expanding international foray for scientists and managers and as an important component of an educated reader's introduction to fisheries." -- Zoë J. Kitchel, R.M.W.J. Bandara, Jaelyn T. Bos, René D. Clark, Daniel L. Forrest, and Malin L. Pinsky, Rutgers University,
American Fisheries Society

"This thoroughly researched book covers a lot of territory in relation to fisheries management, including the perspectives of scientists, managers, fishermen, and conservationists." -- Byron Anderson,
Electronic Green Journal

"Biologists often focus exclusively on species protection, for Hilborn sustainable development is about reaching a compromise between that and our need to eat...
Ocean Recovery is a thought-provoking read that made me re-think some of my own preconceptions. Any book that does that is worth your time. The Inquisitive Biologist

About the Author

Ray Hilborn,
Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, USA,Ulrike Hilborn

Ray Hilborn is a Professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington specializing in natural resource management and conservation. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in food sustainability, conservation, and quantitative population dynamics. He has co-authored several books including
Overfishing: what everyone needs to know, Quantitative fisheries stock assessment, and The ecological detective: confronting models with data and has published over 300 peer reviewed articles. He has served on the Editorial Boards of numerous journals including 7 years on the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science Magazine. He has received the Volvo Environmental Prize, the American Fisheries Societies Award of Excellence, The Ecological Society of America's Sustainability Science Award, and the International Fisheries Science Prize. He is a Fellow of the American Fisheries Society, the Royal Society of Canada, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Ulrike Hilborn is a writer and has worked with her husband, Ray, for over 40 years.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Oxford University Press (August 21, 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0198839766
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0198839767
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.1 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.3 x 0.8 x 6.1 inches
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Gillian Stevens
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Fisheries 101
Reviewed in the United Kingdom 🇬🇧 on November 2, 2020
Nathan R.
4.0 out of 5 stars A good read and useful reference on key fisheries-related issues
Reviewed in the United Kingdom 🇬🇧 on November 3, 2019