Technology applications in Marine Fisheries is a book which has been designed to introduce to the reader the current use of technology in marine fisheries, and the future projected by upcoming scientific innovations. The importance of the fishery sector to the economy of most nations in now widely recognised. Because of the increasing demand for fishery products and the need to exploit marine resources in a cost effective manner, the introduction and application of modern techniques have become important considerations.
This book explores all the technologies and techniques which are currently in use under the marine fisheries industry, and assesses developing sciences, such as remote sensing, and their potential in marine fisheries. Beginning with a historical overview of science in fishing it moves onto the new technological advancements which are being utilised, their benefits and their future.