By William F. Royce

Royce's creation to the perform of Fishery technological know-how presents the history for a primary path in fisheries sciences

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WORK OF FISHERY SCIENTISTS such as the Halibut Commission, also have responsibility to conduct applied research. 2. Interstate fishery commissions in the United States. Three of these have been organized by Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coastal states to promote better utilization of the fisheries in each of the three areas. 3. River basin commissions. Almost all of the larger rivers of the world cross governmental boundaries, and many commissions have been formed to secure optimum use of the water.

Aquatic animals and plants respire, feed, grow, escape enemies, and reproduce under conditions that we cannot experience and only vaguely understand. Yet almost every part of the aquatic environment is inhabited by species that perform all of these functions. They exist in wondrous varieties, some in enormous numbers, and others so rare that they are known only from single specimens. Just a few are useful to humans and these occur in abundance in only a small fraction of the waters. These few plants and animals comprise the organic production systems that are of concern to fishery scientists.

The approach is to help those peoples gain the technology, skills, and organizations that will increase their productivity (see Chapter 15). While only a small percentage of the projects are related to fisheries, there are several hundred fishery development projects in operation at any one time, which include all possible kinds of assistance. Each is based on an estimate of priority needs, such as helping the government to assess the abundance of resources or manage the fishing, making better gear and boats available to fishing villages, improving aquacultural methods, as well as processing and marketing methods, improving port facilities, loaning funds to governments for facilities or to development banks for reloaning to fish businesses, creating and managing extension services, building institutions, and managing the environment.

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