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Managing Fisheries in an Imperfect World

  • John A. Gulland
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Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)

Abstract

The typical system of present-day fishery management is generally thought of as consisting of several stages. First, data are collected from fish markets and research vessels; second, these are analyzed at biological research institutions where the effects of alternative management measures are predicted; third, on the basis of these predictions, and in the light of social and economic objectives, one particular management measure is chosen; and finally, appropriate legal measures are introduced and duly enforced.

Keywords

Fishery Management Scientific Advice Fishing Effort Fishing Mortality Total Catch 
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