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Fish, Markets, and Fishermen: The Economics of Overfishing

By: Suzanne Iudicello, Michael Weber and Robert Wieland

192 pages, Figs


Paperback | Dec 1999 | #95164 | ISBN: 1853836516
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #95160 | ISBN: 1853836524
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The authors provide a primer on fish population biology and the economics of fisheries under various access regimes, and use that information in analyzing policies for managing fisheries.

'This is a useful and affordable addition to the literature on the subject, easily accessible to students and interested members of the public.' The Times Higher Educational Supplement


Not enough fish in the sea; what economics has to do with fishing; biology, economics and bio-economics of fish populations; the impact of subsidies; managing fisheries rationally; license limitation in Alaska salmon fisheries; lessons from New Zealand; Nova Scotia individual quota system; surf clams and ocean quahogs; wreckfish in the South Atlantic; halibut and sablefish; Canada's Pacific Halibut fishery; conclusion - no new quotas.

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Suzanne Iudicello is a freelance writer in fisheries issues and efitor of the newsletter The Fish Rapper, based in Rapid City, South Dakota. Michael Weber is a freelance writer based in Redondo Beach, California, and co-author of The Wealth of Nations. Robert Wieland is an economic consultant.

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