Seamounts Ecology Fisheries and ConservationEditors:
Tony J. Pitcher (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Telmo Morato (University of the Azores, Portugal)
Paul J.B. Hart (University of Leicester, UK)
Malcolm Clark (NIWA, New Zealand)
Nigel Haggan (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Ricardo S. Santos (University of the Azores, Portugal)


Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK: Fish and Aquatic Resources Series


Section I - Introduction and Characterization Of Seamounts
1 - Seamount characteristics
Paul Wessel
2 - How many seamounts are there and where are they located?
Adrian Kitchingman, Sherman Lai, Telmo Morato and Daniel Pauly
3 - History of Seamount Research
Paul Brewin, Karen Stocks and Gui Menezes

Section II - Biophysical Coupling on Seamounts
4 - Physical Processes and Seamount Productivity
Martin White, Igor Bashmachnikov, Javier Arístegui and Ana Martins
5 - Seamount Plankton Dynamics
Amatzia Genin and John F. Dower
6 - Midwater fish assemblages and seamounts
Filipe M. Porteiro and Tracey Sutton
(Abstract; Supplementary material)

Section III - Biology and Ecology of Seamount Organisms
7 - Seamount benthos
Sarah Samadi, Thomas Schlacher and Bertrand Richer de Forges
(Abstract; Supplementary material)
8 - Corals on Seamounts
Alex D. Rogers, A. Baco, H. Griffiths, T. Hart and Janson M. Hall-Spencer
(Abstract; Supplementary material)
9 - Seamount Fishes: Ecology and Life Histories
Telmo Morato and Malcolm Clark
10.a - Fish visitors to seamounts: tunas and billfish at seamounts
Kim Holland and Dean Grubbs
(Abstract; Supplementary material)
10.b - Fish visitors to seamounts: aggregations of large pelagic sharks above seamounts
Feodor Litvinov
11 - Seamounts and Cephalopods
Malcolm R. Clarke
(Abstract; Supplementary material)
12 - Air-breathing visitors to seamounts: turtles; marine mammals; seabirds

12.a - Marine mammals;
Kristin Kaschner

12.b - Sea turtles
Marco Santos, Alan B. Bolten, Helen R. Martins, Brian Riewald and Karen A. Bjorndal
12.c - Importance of seamounts to seabirds
David R. Thompson


Section IV - Synoptic Views of Seamounts
13 - Biogeography and biodiversity of seamounts
Karen I. Stocks and Paul J.B. Hart
14 - Raiding the larder: a quantitative evaluation framework and trophic signature for seamount food webs
Tony Pitcher, Cathy Bulman
15 - Modelling seamount ecosystems and their fisheries
Beth Fulton, Telmo Morato and Tony J. Pitcher

Section V - Exploitation, Management and Conservation
16 - Small-scale fishing on seamounts
Helder Marques da Silva and Mário Rui Pinho
17 - Large-scale distant-water trawl fisheries on seamounts
Malcolm R. Clark, Vladimir I. Vinnichenko, John D.M. Gordon, Georgy.Z. Beck-Bulat, Nikolai.N. Kukharev and Alexander.F. Kakora
18 - Catches from world seamount fisheries
Reg Watson, Adrian Kitchingman and William W. Cheung
19 - Impacts of fisheries on seamounts
Malcolm Clark and Tony Koslow
20 -Management and conservation of seamounts
Keith Probert, Sabine Christiansen, Kristina M. Gjerde, Susan Gubbay, Ricardo S. Santos
(Abstract; Supplementary material)

Section VI - Wrapping up
21 - The depths of ignorance: an ecosystem evaluation framework for seamount ecology, fisheries and conservation
Tony J. Pitcher, Telmo Morato, Paul J.B. Hart, Malcolm Clark, Nigel Haggan, Ricardo S. Santos