- A unique, comprehensive survey of the evolution of fishing methods throughout the world
- Approximately 750 illustrations showing the extensive range of methods, techniques and equipment used in fishing across the globe
- Fishing gear classified according to the FAO system
- Additional chapters: Fishing Effects on Fish Stocks and Environment and Fishery and Gear Research
All researchers, fisheries scientists, fisheries students, administrators and libraries in universities and research establishments where fish and fisheries are studied and taught will find this book a valuable addition to their shelves. Commercial and sports fishermen will also find Fish Catching Methods of the World a fascinating and vital reference.