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Fisheries Mismanagement: The Case of the North Atlantic Cod

By: Rognvaldur Hannesson

160 pages, Figs

Fishing News Books

Hardback | Aug 1996 | #59703 | ISBN: 085238243X
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Contains four case studies of countries - Iceland, Canada, Norway and the Faroe Islands - all of which have to a varying extent mismanaged their fisheries. Also touches on the Common Fisheries Policy of the European Union and the new UN agreement on fishing on the high seas.


Council, commission, court and parliament; the policies for structures, markets and external fisheries; the building of a conservation policy; adopting total allowable catches and quotas; technical conservation measures and control and enforcement - modifying the regulations; political expediency versus scientific advice; evaluating the conservation policy; the conservation policy- fisheries conservation or fisheries management? applying the science - the tools of management, their application and their limitations; improving the decision-taking process; towards a new policy - setting the objectives; achieving the objective; summary; update, David Garrod; legislation.

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Rognvaldur Hannesson was born and reaised in Iceland, but educated in Sweden and Canada. His academic career has been in Norway where he has been Professor of Fisheries Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen since 1983.

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