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Contagious exploitation of fish stocks calls for re-thinking of global fisheries governance

Global marine resource exploitation can spread following patterns that are analogous to disease epidemics says a new paper by WorldFish and Stockholm Resilience Centre. The study highlights how the speed and connectivity of seafood commerce is challenging ...

Type: Press Release

Carrots and sticks: How incentives are conserving the hilsa fishery in Myanmar

Climate change Conservation hilsa Myanmar Overfishing Sustainability Small-scale fisheries Incentive-based fisheries management in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta is helping to protect fish stocks, safeguard biodiversity and support the livelihoods of ...

Type: Story

Embedding co-management: community-based fisheries resource management regime in Lake Victoria, Tanzania

This paper discusses fisheries management reforms through involving local level institutions (LLFI). It is based on studies which were undertaken on Tanzania’s Lake Victoria fishery where LLFIs were established through the formation of Local enforcement ...

Type: Publication

Marine fisheries along the southwest coast of India

Marine fisheries production in India has increased from 0.5 million t in 1950 to 2.47 million t in 1997. The gross value of fisheries landings in India was US$2.37 billion in 1997. The contribution of fisheries to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has ...

Type: Publication

Overfishing and the replacement of demersal finfish by shellfish: An example from the english channel

The worldwide depletion of major fish stocks through intensive industrial fishing is thought to have profoundly altered the trophic structure of marine ecosystems. Here we assess changes in the trophic structure of the English Channel marine ecosystem ...

Type: Publication

Overview of the national fisheries situation with emphasis on the demersal fisheries off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia

The marine fisheries sector in Malaysia contributes significantly to the national economy in terms of income, foreign exchange and employment. In 1999, marine fisheries contributed 1.245 million t (90% of total fish production) valued at US$1.18 billion. ...

Type: Publication

Spawning stock biomass-per-recruit analysis: a timely substitute for stock recruitment analysis

Relative biomass per recruit of adult (i.e. sexually mature) fin to shellfish is shown to help in identifying levels of fishing mortality likely to lead to recruitment overfishing. This is illustrated with data from a Malaysian penaeid shrimp fishery. ...

Type: Publication

Marine biodiversity conservation in Malaysia: status, policies and strategies

Malaysia is one of the world's most biologically diverse countries, ranking twelfth worldwide. Most documented works on biodiversity are studies on taxonomy and species abundance. The genetic diversity of marine species and species indicators used ...

Type: Publication

Marine fisheries, genetic effects and biodiversity.

Preservation of marine biodiversity deserves serious consideration as almost 65% of the earth's organisms (excluding insects) are marine. There is little knowledge at present on the status of marine biodiversity. However, the seas are an important ...

Type: Publication

On Malthusian overfishing.

A brief examination is made of Malthus' works during the 1800s regarding population growth, considering applications to fisheries resources and their management. Fisheries management Overfishing Pauly, D. 2 839 Download Thursday, August 4, 2011 ...

Type: Publication

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