Overfishing in the Philippine Commercial Marine Fisheries Sector
AbstractRecently, marine fisheries are threatened by the current rate of overfishing, which if unabated may lead to the collapse of the fisheries sector. Past studies have been limited in scope, providing analysis based on groupings of species while disregarding unemployment implications of reduction in overfishing. To address these gaps and to shed light on the issues cited are the concern of the paper. In addition, this hopes to contribute useful information for the management of commercial fisheries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Philippine Institute for Development Studies in its series Discussion Papers with number DP 1997-01.
Date of creation: 1997
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overfishing; marine sector; maximum sustainable yield; open access yield; port reduction;
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