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 Fisheries management -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Modern fisheries management is most often based on biological arguments where the idea is to protect the (additional info and facts about biological) biological resource in order to make a sustainable exploitation possible.
Governmental resource protection-based fisheries management is a relatively new idea, first developed for the North European fisheries after the first (additional info and facts about Overfishing) Overfishing Conference held in London in 1936.
In most countries the management rules today should be based on the internationally agreed, albeit non-binding, standard Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, agreed at an (The United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture) FAO session in 1995.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fi/fisheries_management.htm   (801 words)

 Institute for Fisheries Management
The Institute for Fisheries Management and Coastal Community Development (IFM) undertakes research on socio-economic and institutional aspects of fisheries management and development in coastal communities, and provides advisory services to national and international public authorities, institutions and organisations in Denmark and world-wide.
The main orientation of IFM's research activities is to examine fisheries management from the perspective of fishers and fishing communities.
This means that the research agenda of the institute is focussed on fisheries co-management between fisheries administrations and the user-groups.
www.ifm.dk   (320 words)

 Coastal & Fisheries Co-Management: A Bibliography
Management of Coastal Lagoon Fisheries and Aquaculture in Italy.
Kromer, J. ‘Proposals for the management and regulation of the artisanal fishery in Guinea-Bissau’.
Marsh, H., Harris, A. and Lawler, I. ‘The sustainability of the indigenous dugong fishery in Torres Strait, Australia/Papua New Guinea’.
web.uct.ac.za /depts/sjrp/publicat/ecobib.htm   (8660 words)

 The First Program Development Plan for Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management from US NOAA/NMFS -
Fisheries and aquaculture, from algae, ascidians and sea-cucumbers to molluscs, crustaceans, fish and marine mammals, exploit a large diversity or organisms.
While all of them represent advances over pure single-species fisheries management, none of them has included all the ingredients that may be required to implement a successful system of ecosystem-based management.
Fisheries ecosystems are unavoidably affected by fisheries activities that imply a selective removal of part of the natural productivity for human subsistence and development.
www.oceansatlas.org /id/35742   (862 words)

 IFM - - Institue of Fisheries Management
The Institute of Fisheries Management (IFM) is an international organisation of people sharing a common interest in the modern management of recreational and commercial fisheries.
Created in 1969 in the UK, the IFM is dedicated to the advancement of sustainable fisheries management in all its forms.
Members are drawn from professional fisheries managers, regulatory and research bodies, fishing and angling organisations, water companies, fish farms and private individuals whose interests in fisheries are represented at many levels within government and conservation bodies.
www.ifm.org.uk   (297 words)

 Fisheries Management and Ecology - Journal Information
Fisheries Management and Ecology is a journal with an international perspective.
The Journal aims to foster an understanding of the maintenance, development and management of the conditions under which fish populations thrive, and how they and their habitat can be conserved and enhanced.
The journal further seeks to promote a thorough understanding of the dual nature of fisheries as valuable resources exploited for recreational and commercial purposes and as pivotal indicators of river or estuary quality and conservation status.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /journal.asp?ref=0969-997X&site=1   (195 words)

 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Freshwater Fisheries
Fish Management Areas--explains what a Fish Management Area is and provides a list of them for you, many have links to brochures about local features.
Fisheries Publications -- Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management publications in PDF Acrobat Format so you can print them accurately.
Freshwater Fisheries Permits--permits issued by or on behalf of the Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management.
www.floridafisheries.com   (560 words)

 Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Fisheries management in the Gulf of Mexico - presented at the Managing Our Nation's Fisheries symposium held in Washington, DC November 13-15, 2003.
The recreational fishery operates under a recreational red snapper quota of 4.47 million pounds, and this is the time frame in which that quota is projected to be filled under a 4 fish/person bag limit and a 16" minimum size limit.
In 2004, the deep-water commercial grouper fishery reached its quota and closed on July 15, 2004, and the shallow-water commercial grouper fishery closed on November 15, 2004.
www.gulfcouncil.org   (3203 words)

 Training Managers for 21st Century Fisheries - Management programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Managing change and competing in the global marketplace are prominent themes in the MST program.
With concentrations in policy analysis, financial management and analysis, urban and regional economic development, management, and information systems, the program provides market-oriented training that is applicable to any policy field in the public, non-profit and private sectors.
Management science: include research in the design and implementation of large-scale optimization algorithms, model development and management, the design and analysis of large-scale computer simulation models, queuing theory, computational finance and probabilistic optimization.
www.coas.oregonstate.edu /mrm/curriculum/management.html   (4074 words)

 Wildlife and Fisheries Management Institute home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Wildlife and Fisheries Management Institute was formed in 1989 to coordinate the activities of several Texas Tech University departments, federal agencies, and private industries working together on wildlife and fisheries research projects.
Interdisciplinary partners include the departments of: Range, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Biology, Civil Engineering, Agricultural Economics, and Water Resources; The Texas Cooperative Wildlife and Fisheries Research Unit on the Texas Tech University campus; and several outside corporations and organizations.
The Wildlife and Fisheries Management Institute is one of the most successful Institutes on campus in terms of number of grants and research dollars received, and the number of graduate students supported.
www.rw.ttu.edu /wfi   (265 words)

 Russian Fisheries Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The book focuses attention on fisheries management at the federal level and in Russia’s northern fishery basin, which is the largest fishery region in European Russia.
Problems such as institutional conflict, alleged corruption and incomplete legislation on fisheries are discussed, as are the assets of scientific and technical expertise found in the country’s Soviet legacy.
Throughout the book, the performance of the Russian system for fisheries management is evaluated in relation to the requirements of a precautionary approach to fisheries, as set out in contemporary international law.
www.brill.nl /product_id18089.htm   (539 words)

 Fisheries Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
ESI has the capabilities to perform fisheries management assessments of streams, ponds, and small lakes.
The association is interested in managing the lake for recreational fishing.
The survey's objective was to characterize the present fishery in these lakes and recommend management alternatives.
www.ecologicalspecialists.com /experience/invertebrate/fishmanage.html   (335 words)

 Joint Strategic Plan for Management of Great Lakes Fisheries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The management agencies were polled to obtain an understanding of their concerns, and the Great Lakes Basin Commission was contracted by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to conduct a workshop to provide input from other interested groups.
The ecosystem view of fishery management espoused by the fishery agencies, and reflected by the 1978 Canada-United States Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement and its 1987 Protocol, places particular emphasis on water quality and various habitat features that are required for normal functioning of fishes and unrestricted consumption of fish.
However, agencies involved in fisheries and environmental management on the Great Lakes have generated a variety of data which is often inadequate for measuring and predicting the effects of management decisions on a lakewide basis.
www.glfc.org /fishmgmt/jsp97.htm   (8143 words)

 Directorate of Fisheries
The Directorate of Fisheries is an Icelandic Government institution under the ultimate responsibility of the Minister of Fisheries.
The Directorate enforces laws and regulations regarding fisheries management, monitoring of fishing activities and imposition of penalties for illegal catches.
Collection, processing and publication of fisheries data is also the responsibility of the Directorate of Fisheries in collaboration with Statistics Iceland.
www.fiskistofa.is /dirfish   (117 words)

 TWRA-Fisheries Management Division
These fisheries are maintained by stocking adult trout from spring through fall with most of the fish being stocked during the spring and summer.
Management Plan for the Hiwassee River Trout Fishery, 2005-2010
TWRA also funds creel surveys and fish population studies through the Tennessee Tech Cooperative Fisheries Research Unit (USGS) in Cookeville.
www.state.tn.us /twra/fish/StreamRiver/tailtrout/tailtrout.html   (325 words)

 Florida Freshwater Fisheries Management Offices
The Regional Office is responsible for general fisheries management in their designated counties (See map for counties, clicking on a region will display the list of Fish Management Areas).
The Non-Native Fish Research Lab is responsible for the peacock bass fishery in south Florida and conducts research on the impacts of non-native fishes such as tilapia, Mayan cichlids, walking catfish and rice eels on Florida's ecosystems.
This field office is responsible for management of the Upper St. Johns River, and development and management of the fisheries in the SJRWMD-owned reservoirs, such as Farm 13/Stick Marsh, Ansin-Garcia, Kenansville Lake and Three Forks Marsh, and liaison with SJRWMD.
myfwc.com /fishing/offices   (1137 words)

 AFS Fisheries Management Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Section is composed of people who wish to develop, apply, and evaluate effective management concepts or techniques as well as programs in education and information to solve fisheries management challenges.
The Section promotes the exchange of fisheries management information and the results of applied research among professionals, students, user groups, resource management agencies, and the general public who share interest in fish and the habitats supporting them.
The Fish Management Section 2005 Annual Report to the AFS Governing Board is available.
www.sdafs.org /fmsafs   (383 words)

 Managing Our Nation's Marine Fisheries - Past, Present and Future
The distilled findings of a large national conference on fisheries management have just become available in print and electronically.
On March 24-26, over 600 people attended the 'Managing Our Nation's Fisheries Conference-Focus on the Future' in Washington D.C. The newly-offered publication captures the essence of conference discussions.
The 283-page 'Proceedings of a Conference on Fisheries Management in the U.S.' is available in PDF format.
www.managingfisheries.org   (202 words)

 FAO Fisheries Department - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Promotion of Responsible Fisheries Sector Management at the Global, Regional and National Levels, with priority given to the implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, Compliance Agreement, International Plans of Action and particular attention paid to the problem of excess capacity and the provision of advice for the strengthening of Regional Fisheries Bodies.
The Department continues to be fully involved in the implementation of important international fisheries instruments, and cooperation with other Agencies in the ACC Subcommittee on Oceans and Coastal Areas.
Following on the outcome of the Kyoto Conference on the Sustainable Contribution of Fisheries to Food Security, the Department focuses on reduction of waste in fisheries (particularly discards) and aquaculture (including its promotion in the context of FAO's Special Programme for Food Security).
www.fao.org /fi/default.asp   (615 words)

 Basic fisheries management methods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Fishing rules help conserve fisheries habitats and resources for wise use by current and future generations.
They are used as a management tool to ensure the total recreational catch is sustainable.
Just as effort controls and catch quotas are used to ensure commercial fishing is sustainable, the concept of "catch and release" is becoming more popular amongst recreational fishers.
www.dpi.qld.gov.au /fishweb/2899.html   (402 words)

 Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department - Texas A&M University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences aspires to preeminence among academic programs dealing with ecology, management, and conservation biology.
Our faculty is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in conservation of biodiversity, natural resource management, and the sustainable use of natural resources.
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences discovers and communicates knowledge relevant to the conservation and management of wildlife and fishery resources and the ecosystems that sustain them through integrated academic instruction, research, and extension programs.
wfscnet.tamu.edu   (183 words)

 Fisheries Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Fisheries Management program emphasizes both applied and basic research in fisheries management and ecology, focusing on the problems and opportunities facing fisheries management in the state and region.
Connecticut's aquatic resources are diverse and include marine, freshwater, anadromous, and catadromous fisheries.
Warmwater and coolwater fish communities can be found in lakes and ponds throughout the state, and some coldwater fisheries exist.
www.canr.uconn.edu /nrme/programs/fish/fish.html   (96 words)

 With a View to Fisheries, the educational fisheries management site
Hello and welcome to 'With a view to fisheries'.
Being involved day to day with fish and fishery management has given me an opportunity to provide information and countless action photographs to help explain my area of work.
Numerous questions from anglers, fishery owners and the general public has led me to believe people are interested in the work undertaken to improve their fisheries and aid conservation.
www.fisheriesmanagement.co.uk   (175 words)

 Welcome to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Crew on board fishing boats in Australia’s Northern Prawn Fishery are volunteering their time to assist with the sustainable management of the fishery.
Our 2004-2005 Annual Report provides details of the operations and performance of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority for the financial year ending 30 June 2005.
The Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA) announced today a raft of landmark reforms for Torres Strait Fisheries.
www.afma.gov.au   (207 words)

 Table of contents (pg I)
An article from Commercial Fisheries News discussing what might be increasing gaps between the fishing industry and the federal fisheries management system.
Discussions of "Risk Averse" management, a growing awareness of the importance of habitat issues in fisheries management, and legislative excursions into management territory.
A report on a recent Federal Court decision on the NMFS shark management plan and the pro-agency spin that was applied to the decision's "official" interpretation.
www.fishingnj.org /sitemap.htm   (3656 words)

 Department of Fisheries, Western Australia, Fish for the Future
FMP 204 - Integrated Fisheries Management Report Abalone Resource FOP 30 - The Second Hatchery Feeds and Technology Workshop - September 30 – October 1 2004FOP 29 - Western Rock Lobster Fishery Effects of Fishing on the Ecosystem Scientific Reference Group
The Department of Fisheries, Western Australia is responsible for the sustainable development of the State's fisheries.
This website is your window to WA's aquatic world and the conservation and management arrangements in place to ensure that we can all enjoy Fish for the future.
www.fish.wa.gov.au   (133 words)

 CURRICULUM VITAE: BONNIE J   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Enclosing the Commons: Individual Transferable Quotas in a Nova Scotia Fishery.  Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland.  (co-authors: Richard Apostle and Knut Mikalsen).
"Social Structure and Debates on Fisheries Management in the Mid-Atlantic Surf Clam Fishery."  Ocean and Shoreline Management 13: 199-229.
Report to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, December 31, 1993, by Bonnie J. McCay, Belinda Blinkoff, Robbie Blinkoff, and David Bart.  179 pp.
aesop.rutgers.edu /~humeco/cvs/mccay.htm   (4288 words)

 Fisheries and Oceans - Reports and Publications
Guidelines for the Use of Explosives In or Near Canadian Fisheries Waters
Focus Group Research: Canada's Strategy for International Fisheries Governance and to Combat Global Overfishing Produced by Environics (February 2005)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada Sustainable Development Strategy 2001-2003
www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca /publication_e.htm   (282 words)

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