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Overfishing: The Icelandic Solution: IEA Studies on the Environment No.17

Series: IEA Studies of the Environment Volume: 17

By: Hannes H Gissurarson

68 pages, Tabs, figs

Institute of Economic Affairs

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #151750 | ISBN: 025536489X
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Describes the Icelandic government's system of individual transferable share quotas (ITQs), which essentially give boat owners the right to catch a specific proportion of the total allowable catch (TAC) of certain species. Contents include: The Introduction of Vessel Catch Quotas; Legal Decisions on ITQs; Harvesting Outside Iceland's EEZ; The Pelagic and Small Fisheries; The Impact on Regional Development; Is the ITQ System Unjust?; and others.

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