Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 27 Issue 04

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Volume 27, No. 4
Pages 177 - 178

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BOOK REVIEW • Regional Fisheries of the California Current System: The CalCOFI Program

Jacquelynne R. King
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The California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) program has been operating for over 60 years and is one of the longest running fisheries oceanography survey programs in the world. CalCOFI has made significant contributions to the knowledge of oceanographic processes in the California Current System and made this ocean region one of the best studied systems in the world. How odd then that a contemporary, comprehensive synthesis of fisheries oceanography in this region has been lacking until now. The book Regional Fisheries Oceanography of the California Current System by Sam McClatchie completes the difficult task of providing an integrative review and brings the reader up to date on relevant literature, from peer-reviewed journal papers, to technical reports, to “gray literature,” that might not otherwise be readily available to readers.

Citation

King, J.R. 2014. Review of Regional Fisheries of the California Current System: The CalCOFI Program, by S. McClatchie. Oceanography 27(4):177–178, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2014.102.

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