Further Reading


Stopping Overfishing – OCEANA, Protecting the World’s Oceans

The Sunken Billions. The Economic Justifications for Fisheries Reform – The World Bank

The State of World Fisheries & Aquaculture – Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Protecting the Deep Sea – The Pew Charitable Trusts

Overfishing – Emptying Our Seas – Greenpeace

Understanding the Problem – Greenpeace

Lost at Sea: A Treatise on the Management & Ownership of Shipwrecks & Shipwreck Artifacts – Michael C. Barnette, Founder & Director, Association of Underwater Explorers

Impact of Fishing on Shipwrecks – Dr Brendan Foley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA

Fishing Industry Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries (FIPAD) (Sussex Inshore Fisheries Conservation Area, UK) – English Heritage & Wessex Archaeology

Fishing & The Historic Environment – A. Firth, L. McAleese, R. Anderson, R. Smith, T. Woodock (English Heritage)

UNESCO, Trawling & Fishing

Books & Journals

Beltrame, C. and Gaddi, D., ‘Report on the First Research Campaign on the Napoleonic Brick, Mercure, Wrecked off Lignano, Udine, Italy in 1812’, International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 31.1 (2002), 60-73.

Brennan, M.L., Ballard, R.D., Roman, C., Bell, K.L.C., Buxton, B., Coleman, D.F., Inglis, G., Köyagasioglu, O. and Turanli, T., ‘Evaluation of the Modern Submarine Landscape off Southwestern Turkey through the Documentation of Ancient Shipwreck Sites’, Continental Shelf Research 43 (2012), 55-70.

Brennan, M.L., Davis, D., Roman, C., Buynevich, I., Catsambis, A., Kofahl, M., Ürkmez, D., Vaughn, J.I., Merrigane, M. and Duman, N., ‘Ocean Dynamics and Anthropogenic Impacts along the Southern Black Sea Shelf Examined through the Preservation of Pre-modern Shipwrecks’, Continental Shelf Research 53.1 (2013), 89-101.

Clover, C., The End of the Line (London, 2005).

Cunningham Dobson, N. and Kingsley, S., A Late 17th-Century Armed Merchant Vessel in the Western Approaches (Site 35F) (OME Papers 23, Tampa, 2011).

Flecker, M., ‘Rake and Pillage: the Fate of Shipwrecks in Southeast Asia’. In H. Tan (ed.), Marine Archaeology in Southeast Asia. Innovation and Adaptation (Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2012), 70-86.

Hall, S.J., The Effects of Fishing on Marine Ecosystems and Communities (Oxford, 1999).

Kaiser, M.J., Collie, J.S., Hall, S.J., Jennings, S. and Poiner, I.R., ‘Modification of Marine Habitats by Trawling Activities: Prognosis and Solutions’, Fish and Fisheries 3.2 (2002), 114-36.

Kingsley, S., ‘Wrecks in Jeopardy. Special Report’, Current World Archaeology 54 (2012), 14-16. CWA054-Special Report-Fishing copy

Kingsley, S., ‘Ripping Up Shipwrecks. Special Report’, Current World Archaeology 74 (2015), 10-12. CWA74_SpecialReport

Kingsley, S., Fishing & Shipwreck Heritage. Marine Archaeology’s Greatest Threat? (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015).

Roberts, C., The Unnatural History of the Sea. The Past and Future of Humanity and Fishing (London, 2007).

Roberts, C., Ocean of Life (London, 2012).

Sjostrand, S., Haji Taha, A. and Sahar, S., Mysteries of Malaysian Shipwrecks (Department of Museums Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 2006).

Sjostrand, S. and Syed Idrus, S.L.L., The Wanli Shipwreck and its Ceramic Cargo (Department of Museums Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 2007).

Stemm, G., Gerth, E., Flow, J., Guerra-Librero, C. L. and Kingsley, S., ‘The Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck, Florida: A Spanish-Operated Navio of the 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet. Part 1: the Site’. In G. Stemm and S. Kingsley (eds.), Oceans Odyssey 3. The Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain’s 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet (Oxford, 2013), 17-54.

Studds, G.E., Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Draft Management Plan and Environmental Assessment, Scituate (National Marine Sanctuaries, MA, 2008).

Thurstan, R.H., Hawkins, J.P. and Roberts, C.M., ‘Origins of the Bottom Trawling Controversy in the British Isles: 19th Century Witness Testimonies Reveal Evidence of Early Fishery Declines’, Fish and Fisheries 15.3 (2014), 506-22.

Tusa, S. and Royal, J., ‘The Landscape of the Naval Battle at the Egadi Islands (241 B.C.)’ Journal of Roman Archaeology 25 (2012), 7-48.

Watling, L. and Norse, E.A., ‘Disturbance of the Seabed by Mobile Fishing Gear: a Comparison to Forest Clearcutting’, Conservation Biology 12.6 (1998), 1180-97.


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