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.

part I|184 pages

Physicial and Limnological Characteristics of Artificial Reefs

chapter 1|10 pages

History of Artificial Reef use in the United States

ByRichard B. Stone

chapter 2|100 pages

Enhancement of the Marine Environment for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Japan 1

ByMadelon Green Mottet

chapter 3|28 pages

The Ecology of Natural Shoals in lake Ontario and their Importance to Artificial Reef Development

ByJohn E. Gannon, Robert J. Danehy, Jon W. Anderson, Glenn Merritt, Andrew P. Bader

chapter 4|8 pages

Physical and Geological Aspects of Artificial Reef Site Selection

ByHeyward Mathews

part II|178 pages

Design and Construction of Artificial Reefs

chapter 6|66 pages

Fishing Reef Planning in Japan 1

ByRobert S. Grove, Choule J. Sonu

chapter 7|12 pages

New Approaches In Artificial Reef Design And Applications

ByDaniel J. Sheeny

chapter 8

The Use Of By-Products From Coal Combustion For Artificial Reef Construction

ByP.M.J. Woodhead, J.H. Parker, I.W. Duedall

chapter 9|10 pages

Scrap Tires as Artificial Reefs

ByRichard D. Candle

chapter 10|14 pages

MIdwater Fish Attractors

ByDeWitt O. Myatt

chapter 11|20 pages

An Artificial Reef Enhancement Program for Nearshore Hawaiian Waters 1

ByRichard E. Brock, Raymond M. Buckley, Robert A. Grace

chapter 12|12 pages

Artificial Reefs in Virginia Old Beginnings and New Directions

ByMichael H. Meier, James R. Martin, David L. Feigenbaum, Melvin Bell

chapter 13|14 pages

Utilization of Artificial Reefs in the Inshore Areas of Lake Michigan

ByFred P. Binkowski

part III|152 pages

The Ecology of Artificial Reefs

chapter 14|18 pages

Habitat Enhancement and Urban Recreational Fishing

ByRaymond M. Buckley

chapter 15|18 pages

Density Estimates of Five Warm-Temperate Reef Fishes Associated with an Artificial Reef, a Natural Reef, and a Kelp Forest

ByW.N. Jessee, J.W. Carter, A.L. Carpenter, E.E. DeMartini

chapter 16|30 pages

Summary and Update of the Smith Mountain Lake Artificial Reef Project

ByEric D. Prince, O. Eugene Maughan, Paul Brouha

chapter 18|16 pages

Preliminary Evaluation of an Artificial Reef as a Fishery Management Strategy in Lake Michigan

ByNiles R. Kevern, William E. Biener, Steve R. VanDerLaan, Scott D. Cornelius

part |48 pages

Legal, Economic, Regulatory, And Organizational Considerations In The Siting And Construction Of Artificial Reefs

chapter 22|4 pages

Regulating Artificial Reefs

ByBernie Goode

chapter 23|8 pages

Artificial Reefs: The Sport Fishing Perspective

ByGilbert C. Radonski, Robert G. Martin, William P. DuBose

chapter 25|18 pages

The Florida Reef Network: Strategies To Enhance User Benefits

ByWilliam Seaman Jr., Donald Y. Aska