Fish Markets and Fishermen: The Economics of Overfishing

1st Edition

Suzanne Iudicello, Michael Weber, Robert Wieland

Routledge
Published October 1, 1999
Reference - 206 Pages
ISBN 9781853836510 - CAT# Y122596

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Summary

'Part primer, part field report, part textbook, this is an intelligent synthesis pulled together by people who have paid their dues on the front lines of marine conservation.' Carl Safina, Ph.D, author of Song for the Blue Ocean An account of one of the world's crucial resource issues. The authors argue that the decline in fish stocks and collapse of fisheries is primarily economic - current incentives offer fishermen little alternative. They offer an understanding of the science and management of fish stocks, using case studies and presenting authoritative information. They examine policy options and the effects of different access regimes.

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