"Marine Policy and Economics" is a derivative of the "Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition" and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles - all written by experts in their field - fall into several categories, including: marine aquaculture, resource exploitation, pollution, species conservation, natural hazards and wild-harvest fisheries. "Marine Policy and Economics" serves as an ideal reference for topical research. It references related articles on marine policy and economics to facilitate further research. It is richly illustrated with figures and tables that aid in understanding key concepts. It includes an introductory overview of marine policy and economics and then explores each topic in detail, making it useful to experts and graduate-level researchers. Topical arrangement makes it the perfect desk reference.