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Fisheries Management and Ecology

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The only fully peer-reviewed fisheries management and ecology journal Fisheries Management and Ecology is a journal with an international perspective. It presents papers that cover all aspects of the management, ecology and conservation of inland, estuarine and coastal fisheries. • foster an understanding of the maintenance, development and management of the conditions under which fish populations and communities thrive, and how they and their habitat can be conserved and enhanced; • promote a thorough understanding of the dual nature of fisheries as valuable resources exploited for food, recreational and commercial purposes and as pivotal indicators of aquatic habitat quality and conservation status; • help fisheries managers focus upon policy, management, operational, conservation and ecological issues; • assist fisheries ecologists become more aware of the needs of managers for information, techniques, tools and concepts; • integrate ecological studies with all aspects of management; • ensure that the conservation of fisheries and their environments is a recurring theme in fisheries and aquatic management.


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Open access available Yes

For NIH-funded authors, manuscripts are deposited in PubMed to be made publicly available 12 months after publication. In addition, Wiley offers an optional Online Open service (typical cost: US $3,000), which allows the accepted article to be made freely available to the public immediately.

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Publisher Wiley
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Imprint Blackwell Scientific
ISSN 0969-997X
eISSN 1365-2400
SNIP 0.880
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Publication Frequency Not provided
Publication Languages
  • English
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