Fishery management techniques : Practical aspects and limitations
AbstractThis article investigates practical aspects and limitations of various fishery management techniques. Restrictions on catch and fishing effort (active regulations) are described, and the authors point out that catch restrictions are less robust scientifically than effort restrictions. Spatial -- temporal restrictions, gear restrictions, and restrictions on the nature of the catch-which are passive with respect to fishing mortality-are reviewed and it is concluded that fishing mortality is theoretically unbounded when only passive methods of fisheries management are applied.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Marine Policy.
Volume (Year): 6 (1982)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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