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Sourcing seafood for the three major markets: The EU, Japan and the USA

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  • Swartz, Wilf
  • Rashid Sumaila, U.
  • Watson, Reg
  • Pauly, D.

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This paper describes the marine fish and invertebrate consumption in three of the world's major seafood markets (the EU, Japan and the USA) using a series of global maps indicating the likely origin of the seafood consumed by each market. These maps display a high level of dependence by these markets on foreign sources as the serial depletion of local fisheries resources forced the fleets in search for new seafood supplies well beyond their domestic waters. The acquisition of foreign (and high seas) seafood by these markets is conducted through two channels: by dispatching distant water fishing fleets that directly exploit foreign stocks; and by importing catch landed elsewhere by local fleets. The results also demonstrate that each of the three major markets occupies a zone of influence within which it is dominant.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Marine Policy.

Volume (Year): 34 (2010)
Issue (Month): 6 (November)
Pages: 1366-1373

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Handle: RePEc:eee:marpol:v:34:y:2010:i:6:p:1366-1373

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Keywords: Seafood consumption Global fisheries International trade Sustainability;

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Cited by:
  1. Jisha John, 2014. "Technological Changes in Marine Fishing and Livelihood Threats of Fisher Folk," Journal of Studies in Dynamics and Change (JSDC), ISSN: 2348-7038, JSDC Lokkatha Debate on Development, vol. 1(1), pages 23-28, May.
  2. Ahmed S. Khan, 2012. "Understanding Global Supply Chains and Seafood Markets for the Rebuilding Prospects of Northern Gulf Cod Fisheries," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 4(11), pages 2946-2969, November.
  3. Dana Miller & Stefano Mariani, 2013. "Irish fish, Irish people: roles and responsibilities for an emptying ocean," Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 529-546, April.

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