The Management Challenges of World Fisheries

  • Garry D. Brewer
Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)


By now the realization that an additional third of the globe has passed to national control, in the wake of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), has sunk in. Implications of this unprecedented “enclosure movement,” as it affects the world’s fisheries, have been recognized since at least 1978:

Our concern is that the scientific and technological communities will be insufficiently prepared to deal with the ramifications of the world enclosure movement… Fishery management systems will have to face regimes amounting to national property rights in various stocks of fish, as opposed to the open access of the past… It is therefore necessary for national and international marine policies to be formulated and implemented in a more coherent and coordinated fashion than they have been in the past (Ross and Miles, 1978).


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  • Garry D. Brewer
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  1. 1.Yale UniversityUSA

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