fisheries Books

  • Fisheries Guidelines

    Guidelines for presenting claims in the fisheries, mariculture and fish processing sector. These Guidelines set out what should be done following an oil spill and what sort of information is needed to make a claim for compensation, specifically to assist claimants engaged in catching, farming and processing seafood. A general practical guide to ...

  • Global study of shrimp fisheries

    Shrimp is now the most valuable internationally traded fishery commodities. In the light of its economic importance, FAO commissioned this global study to focus on social, economic and environmental impacts. The report, reviewed by world specialists, summarizes the results and also contains studies representative of various geographic regions and ...

  • Ethical issues in fisheries (English)

    Series: FAO Ethics SeriesThis fourth study in the FAO Ethics Series addresses the ethical issues broadly raised by FAO in food and agriculture, narrowing its focus to fisheries. The discussion outlines the main ethical issues in fisheries and the moral imperatives to which they give rise and considers the role and scope of ethics in the management ...

  • Introducing fisheries subsidies (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical Papers'Introducing fisheries subsidies' explains why fishery subsidies are of concern, discusses alternatives to subsidies, explains why they are implemented and briefly considers the difficulties caused by their existence. The discussion then sharpens the focus to analyse a number of relevant topics. The final ...

  • Reinventing Fisheries Management

    Judged by a dismaying track record and a consequent downturn in the reputation of fisheries scientists, fisheries management is certainly a candidate for calls for reinvention, with many of the world leaders in this area holding the view that no fishery has ever been properly understood or managed. With fisheries science in a state of flux, ...

  • Reinventing Fisheries Management

    Judged by a dismaying track record and a consequent downturn in the reputation of fisheries scientists, fisheries management is certainly a candidate for calls for reinvention, with many of the world leaders in this area holding the view that no fishery has ever been properly understood or managed. With fisheries science in a state of flux, ...

  • Making Fisheries Management Work

    The state of the Northeast Atlantic fisheries in recent years has highlighted implementation as the Achilles heel of modern fisheries management: discards, unreported or misreported landings are in many cases recognised to effectively subvert sound conservation goals. Implementation is thus a key factor in avoiding fisheries crises. While social ...

  • Inshore Fisheries Management

    Despite their importance in terms of employment and income generation, inshore fisheries have been a neglected area of study. The review of the common fisheries policy, especially in the light of the need to re-examine the derogation which reserves access to the inshore zone to coastal state vessels, provides an opportunity to redress the ...

  • Inland Fisheries (En)

    Series: Non-series TitlesThis booklet describes, in a non-technical manner, some important aspects of FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries No. 6 dealing with inland fisheries. The purpose of this booklet is to help familiarize FAO Members and other stakeholders with the goals and practices of responsible inland fisheries development ...

  • Measuring capacity in fisheries (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis publication contains some selected papers originally presented at the FAO Technical Consultation on the Measurement of Fishing Capacity held in Mexico City in 1999. The 23 papers are presented in four parts. The first part includes papers addressing theoretical considerations and definitions of capacity. ...

  • Computers in Fisheries Research

    This is the second edition of a book that reviews current and future computer trends in fisheries science applications. The first edition was published 10 years ago. Individuals have been quick to realize the potential of computers in fisheries and scientists continue to take advantage of the rapidly advancing tools and technology. This book ...

  • The Fisheries Co-management Experience

    For two decades the idea of governments and fishers working together to manage fisheries has been advocated, questioned, disparaged and, most importantly, attempted in fisheries from North and South America through Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania. This book is the first time these experiences have been pulled together in a single volume, ...

  • Regulation and Compliance in the Atlantic Fisheries

    Why and under what conditions are the state's regulations complied with, and when are they violated? Resource scarcity and strict regulation of the Atlantic fisheries have generated a demand for in-depth knowledge of this issue. This comparative study is based on qualitative data from Norway and Newfoundland. It shows that informal social control ...

  • Fisheries management. Supplement 2. The ecosystem approach to fisheries (En)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesThese guidelines have been produced to supplement the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. The Code and many international agreements and conferences highlight the many benefits that can be achieved by adopting and ecosystem approach to fisheries and elaborate a number of agreed ...

  • The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008

    This flagship publication of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, presents a world review of fisheries and aquaculture, including trends and statistics. It highlights issues debated worldwide and profiles future scenarios with a view to providing the most current global view and perspective on fisheries and aquaculture.This issue of The ...

  • Inland Fisheries - vol 6 (En)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible ...

  • Management techniques for elasmobranch fisheries (English)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis publication describes the scientific principles and techniques used for resource management of elasmobranch fisheries with emphasis on the particular context of elasmobranchs. The management characteristics of these fishes are described - their common bycatch character and their biological constraints on ...

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