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The Economics and Management of World Fisheries
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The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon Munro

Abstract

Over the past several decades there has been increasing interest in, and concern about, the economics of the world's capture fishery resources. Massive amounts of resource rent are being lost because of inadequate management and major rebuilding of fishery resources is called for. This book draws together the latest economic theory of the management of these resources, at both the national and the international levels, and highlights areas where further research is urgently required. The emphasis is on world capture fisheries, rather than fisheries of specific regions, and examples are drawn u ... More

Keywords: capture fishery, resources, fisheries management, natural capital assets, asset management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199576753
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Trond Bjørndal, author
Professor and Director, CEMARE, the University of Portsmouth and Professor, Aalesund University College

Gordon Munro, author
Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics and Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia; Visiting Professor, CEMARE, University of Portsmouth

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