Handbook of Marine Fisheries Conservation and Management

Hardcover | February 4, 2010

EditorR. Quentin Grafton, Ray Hilborn, Dale Squires

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This handbook is the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary work on marine conservation and fisheries management ever compiled. It is the first to bridge fisheries and marine conservation issues. Its innovative ideas, detailed case studies, and governance framework provide a global specialperspective over time and treat problems in the high seas, community fisheries, industrial fishing, and the many interactions between use and non-use of the oceans. Its policy tools and ideas for overcoming the perennial problems of over fishing, habitat and biodiversity loss address the facts thatmany marine ecosystems are in decline and plagued by overexploitation due to unsustainable fishing practices. An outstanding feature of the book is the detailed case-studies on conservation practice and fisheries management from around the world. These case studies are combined with 'foundation'chapters that provide an overview of the state of the marine world and innovative and far reaching perspectives about how we can move forward to face present and future challenges. The contributors include the world's leading fisheries scientists, economists, and mangers. Ecosystem and incentive-based approaches are described and complemented by tools for cooperative, participatory solutions. Unique themes treated: fisher behavior and incentives for management beyondrights-based approaches; a synthesis of proposed 'solutions'; a framework for understanding and overcoming the critical determinants of the decline in fisheries, degradation of marine ecosystems, and poor socio-economic performance of many fishing communities; models for innovative policyinstruments; a plan of action and adoption pathways to promote sustainable fishing practices globally. Collectively, the handbook's many valuable contributions offer a way forward to both understanding and resolving the multifaceted problems facing the world's oceans.

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This handbook is the most comprehensive and interdisciplinary work on marine conservation and fisheries management ever compiled. It is the first to bridge fisheries and marine conservation issues. Its innovative ideas, detailed case studies, and governance framework provide a global specialperspective over time and treat problems in ...

R. Quentin Grafton is Professsor of Economics at the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University. He is the author or editor of numerous books and many scholarly articles in the world's leading journals (such as Science). He currently serves as an Editor of the Australian Journal of Agricultural a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:784 pages, 7.01 × 10 × 1.69 inPublished:February 4, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Overview1. R. Quentin Grafton, Ray Hilborn, Dale Squires, and Meryl Williams: Marine Conservation and Fisheries Management: At the Crossroads2. Kieran Kelleher and Rolf Willmann: Economic Trends in Global Marine Fisheries3. Wallace Nichols, Jeff Siminoff, and Peter Etnoyer: Biodiversity, Function and Interconnectedness: A Revolution in Our Understanding of Marine Ecosystems and Ocean Conservation4. Frank Asche and Trond Bjorndal: Aquaculture: Production and Markets5. Meryl Williams: Gender Dimensions in Fisheries Management6. Serge M. Garcia: Governance, Science and Society: The Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries7. Anthony Cox and U. Rashid Sumaila: A Review of Fisheries Subsidies: Quantification, Impacts and Reform8. James L Anderson, Frank Asche and Sigbjorn Tveteras: World Fish Markets9. Keith Brander: Climate Change and Fisheries ManagementEcosystem Conservation and Fisheries Management10. Jake Rice and Lorraine (Lori) Ridgeway: Conservation of Biodiversity in Fisheries Management11. Eric Gilman and Carl Gustaf Lundin: Minimizing Bycatch of Sensitive Species Groups in Marine Capture Fisheries: Lessons from Tuna Fisheries12. Kaija Metuzals, Rachel Baird, Tony Pitcher, U. Rashid Sumaila and Pramod Ganapathiraju: One Fish, Two Fish, IUU and No Fish: Unreported Fishing World-wide13. Tony Smith (A.D.M. Smith) and Beth Fulton (E.A. Fulton): Ecosystem Modeling and Fisheries Management14. Heidi Gjertsen, Peter Dutton, and Dale Squires: Conservation of the Leatherback Sea Turtle in the Pacific15. Jay Barlow, Lorenzo Rojas Brancho, Carlos Munoz Pina and Sarah Mesnick: Conservation of the Vaquita in the Northern Gulf of California, Mexico16. Jan Helge Fossa and Hein Rune SkjOldal: Conservation of Cold Water Coral Reefs in Norway17. Chuck Janisse, Jeff Seminoff, Peter Dutton and Dale Squires: Conservation Investments and Mitigation: The California Drift Gillnet fishery and Pacific Sea TurtlesCase Studies in Governance18. Meryl Williams and Derek Staples: Southeast Asian Fisheries19. Benedict P. Satia and Alhaji M. Jallow: West African Coastal Capture Fisheries20. D. Nandakumar and Nalini Nayak: Coastal Fisheries in India: Current Scenario, Contradictions and Community Responses21. Mitsutaku Makino: Japaneses Coastal Fisheries22. Thorolfur Matthiasson and Sveinn Agnarsson: Property Rights in Icelandic Fisheries23. Lorraine (Lori) Ridgeway and Carl-Christian Schmidt: Economic Instruments in OECD Fisheries: Issues and Implementation24. Gustavo A. San Martin, Ana M. Parma and Jose (Lobo) Orensanz: The Chilean Experience with Territorial Use Rights in Fisheries25. Richard McLoughlin and Nick Rayns: Australia's Commonwealth Managed Fisheries26. Robin Connor and Bruce Shallard: Evolving Governance in New Zealand Fisheries27. Stein Ivar Steinshamn: Norwegian Fisheries Management28. Sean Pascoe and Diana Tingley: Fisheries Management in the United Kingdom29. Daniel Holland: Governance of Fisheries in the United States30. L. Scott Parsons: Canadian Marine Fisheries Management: A Case Study31. Massimo Spagnolo: Shared Rules for a Shared Sea: Multilevel Fisheries Governance in Italian Fisheries Management32. Elie Moussalli and Izzat Feidi: Red Sea and Gulfs Fisheries33. Hannah Parris, Ian Cartwright and Andrew Wright: The Challenge of Fisheries Governance after UNFSA: The Case of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission34. Diane P. Dupont and Harry W. Nelson: Salmon Fisheries of British Columbia35. Hans Frost: European Union Fisheries Management36. Lori Ridgeway and Jake Rice: International Institutions and Fisheries GovernancePolicy Instruments and Perspectives37. Dale Squires, Theodore Groves, R. Quentin Grafton, Rita Curtis, James Joseph and Robin Allen: Fisheries Buybacks38. Ralph Townsend: Corporate Governance of Jointly Owned Fisheries Rights39. Patrick McConney and Anthony Charles: Managing Small-Scale Fisheries: Moving Towards People-Centered Perspectives40. John Walden, Jim Kirkley, and Rolf Fare: Measuring and Managing Fishing Capacity41. Lone Gronbaek Kronbak and Marko Lindroos: Strategic Behavior in Fisheries42. Niels Vestergaard: Principle-Agent Problems in Fisheries43. Gary Libecap: Allocation Issues in Rights-Based Management of Fisheries: Lessons from Other Resources44. Andre Punt: Harvest Control Rules and Fisheries Management45. Erling Moxnes: Complexities in Fisheries Management: Misperceptions and Communication46. Trevor Ward and Bruce Phillips: Seafood Ecolabelling47. Kathleen Segerson: Can Voluntary Programs Reduce Sea Turtle Bycatch? Insights from the Literature in Environmental Economics48. Daniel Lane and Robert Stephenson: Fisheries Management Science49. Colin Clark: Challenges in Marine Capture Fisheries50. Gordon Munro: The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and Beyond: The Next 25 Years51. Tom Kompas, R. Quentin Grafton, Pham Van Ha, Tuong Nhu Che, and Long Chu: Bioeconomic Modeling of Marine Reserves with Environmental Uncertainty52. Rognvaldur Hannesson: Privatization of the Oceans53. Svein Jentoft, Bonnie McCay and Doug Wilson: Fisheries Co-Management: Improving Fisheries Governance through Stakeholder Participation54. Alistair McIlgorm, and Daryl Sykes: Stakeholder Involvement in Fisheries Management in Australia and New Zealand55. Robin Allen, James Joseph, and Dale Squires: Managing World Tuna Fisheries with Emphasis on Rights-Based Management56. John Annala and Steve Eayrs: Research Priorities for Marine Fisheries Conservation and Management