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Improving the Collection, Management, and Use of Marine Fisheries Data

Congress has promoted fisheries science for over a century and its involvement in fisheries management took a great leap forward with passage of the Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976. In the past decade, Congress has requested advice from ...

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Summary Review of the Summer Flounder Stock Assessments: Letter Report

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Sharing the Fish:Toward a National Policy on Individual Fishing Quotas

Most U.S. fish stocks are fully or over-exploited, and harvesting in many fisheries far exceeds sustainable levels. The individual fishing quota (IFQ) is a relatively new instrument under which harvesting privileges are allocated to individual fishermen--innovative yet controversial for its ...

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The Community Development Quota Program in Alaska

This book reviews the performance and effectiveness of the Community Development Quotas (CDQ) programs that were formed as a result of the Sustainable Fisheries Act of 1996. The CDQ program is a method of allocating access to fisheries to eligible ...

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Sustaining Marine Fisheries

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Review of Northeast Fishery Stock Assessments

The collapse of cod, flounder, and haddock fish stocks in the Northeast United States has caused widespread concern among managers and fishers in the United States and Canada. The diminishing stocks have forced managers to take strict regulatory measures. Numerous ...

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Improving Fish Stock Assessments

Ocean harvests have plateaued worldwide and many important commercial stocks have been depleted. This has caused great concern among scientists, fishery managers, the fishing community, and the public. This book evaluates the major models used for estimating the size and ...

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Upstream:Salmon and Society in the Pacific Northwest

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An Assessment of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

This book reviews and evaluates the scientific basis of U.S. management of fisheries for Atlantic bluefin tuna. In particular, it focuses on the issues of stock structure and stock assessments used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine ...

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Improving the Management of U.S. Marine Fisheries

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