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Assessing and managing the marine fish resources of Sierra Leone, West Africa

A joint Sierra Leone/1CLARM project funded by the Commission of the European Communities is presented, whose task is to assemble the available survey and fisheries data on the marine fish resources of Sierra Leone, analyze them, and based thereon, propose ...

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Competition between fisheries and marine mammals for prey and primary production in the Pacific Ocean.

The degree of competition between fisheries and marine mammals in the Pacific Ocean was estimated for 7 statistical areas defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Catch statistics compiled from FAO sources show that ...

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Inshore fisheries resources of Solomon Islands

In this review, the authors briefly describe the nature and status of the main inshore marine fisheries of Solomon Islands. In virtually all cases, quantitative data on stock sizes are lacking and this article concentrates on outlining the size and extent ...

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Length-weight relationship of marine fish species off Sao Sebastiao system, Sao Paulo, Souteastern Brazil.

The parameters a and b of the length-weight relationship of the form W = a. L super(b) were estimated for 57 fish species sampled in Sao Sebastiao Channel and shelf system in 1997, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The b values ranged from 2.746 to 3.617. The Student& ...

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Seafood production and trade in various APEC economies: the need for harmful biotoxin regulatory mechanisms.

In 1999, the world's seafood (fish, crustaceans, molluscs) production reached 106.8 miilion mt, with 92.9 million mt derived from capture fisheries and 13.9 million mt from marine/brackish water aquaculture. Out of the total seafood production, ...

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Adaptive response of Peruvian Hake to overfishing

Compensatory mechanisms of the Peruvian hake population (Merluccius gayi peruanus) in response to heavy exploitation and changes in species interaction are discussed. Changes in the rate of cannibalism, diet composition, maximization of fecundity and ...

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Anticipated impacts of recent political changes on fisheries management in South Africa.

South Africa's marine resources are essentially fully exploited and in some cases over exploited. The Government of National Unity has embarked on the ambitious Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) to: meet the basic needs; develop the ...

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Aquaculture and food security in Solomon Islands

"Aquaculture and Food Security in the Solomon Islands" (ACIAR Project FIS/2009/061) was formulated to assist the Government of Solomon Islands in better understanding the future demand for aquaculture and particularly to develop a strategy to ...

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A comparison of monofilament gillnet and small hook longline selectivity in a multispecies artisanal fishery in the Algarve, southern Portugal.

As part of the ongoing studies concerned with the small-scale fisheries of the South of Portugal, experimental fishing was carried out with monofilament gillnets and small hook longlines within the same area. Sixty-two species were caught, of which 20 ...

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Ecological knowledge interactions in marine governance in Kenya

Proponents of integrated, collaborative, and adaptive governance advocate the inclusion of a diversity of stakeholders and their knowledge and values in governance processes. This paper examines knowledge interactions at different scales of decision ...

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