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Title Artificial reefs : marine and freshwater applications / edited by Frank M. D'Itri.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (604 pages).
Series CRC revivals
CRC (Series)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Artificial reefs -- United States.
Artificial reefs -- Japan.
United States.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Part I: PHYSICAL AND LIMNOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF ARTIFICIAL REEFS; 1. History of Artificial Reef Use in the United States; 2. Enhancement of the Marine Environment for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Japan; 3. The Ecology of Natural Shoals in Lake Ontario and Their Importance to Artificial Reef Development; 4. Physical and Geological Aspects of Artificial Reef Site Selection; 5. Physical and Limnological Characteristics of Natural Spawning Reefs in Western Lake Erie; Part II: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ARTIFICIAL REEFS.
6. Fishing Reef Planning in Japan7. New Approaches in Artificial Reefs Design and Applications; 8. The Use of Fly Ash from Coal Combustion for Artificial Reefs Construction; 9. Scrap Tires as Artificial Reefs; 10. Midwater Fish Attractors; 11. An Artificial Reef Enhancement Program for Nearshore Hawaiian Waters; 12. Artificial Reefs in Virginia: Old Beginnings and New Directions; 13. Utilization of Artificial Reefs in the Inshore Areas of Lake Michigan; Part III: THE ECOLOGY OF ARTIFICIAL REEFS; 14. Habitat Enhancement and Urban Recreational Fishing.
15. Density Estimates of Five Warm-Temperate Reef Fishes Associated with an Artificial Reef, a Natural Reef, and a Kelp Forest16. Summary and Update of the Smith Mountain Lake Artificial Reef Project; 17. Biota of the Naturally Rocky Area of Southwestern Lake Michigan with Emphasis on Potential Fish Prey; 18. Preliminary Evaluation of an Artificial Reef as a Fishery Management Strategy in Lake Michigan; 19. Preliminary Analysis of Colonization and Succession of Selected Algae, Invertebrates, and Fish on Two Artificial Reefs in Inshore Southeastern Lake Michigan.
20. Abundance and Composition of Lake Michigan Fishes Near Rock Jetties and a Breakwater, with Comparisons to Fishes in Nearby Natural HabitatsPart IV: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, REGULATORY, AND ORGANIZATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE SITING AND CONSTRUCTION OF ARTIFICIAL REEFS; 21. The Responsibilities of Federal Agencies in the Regulation of Artificial Reefs; 22. Regulating Artificial Reefs; 23. Artificial Reefs: The Sport Fishing Perspective; 24. The Economic Impact of Artificial Reefs on Great Lakes Sport Fisheries; 25. The Florida Reef Network: Strategies to Enhance User Benefits; Index.
Summary "In this book fisheries biologists, ecologists, limnologists, oceanographers, aquatic resource managers and planners, commercial fisherman and environmental scientists are offered information on the latest artificial fishing reef designs, siting and placement methods, and ecological research as well as an overview of current united states legislation and regulations."--Provided by publisher.
Other Author D'Itri, Frank M., editor.
Other Title Print version: D'itri, Frank M. Artificial Reefs : Marine and Freshwater Applications. Milton : CRC Press, ©2018 9781315890814