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Deep-water fisheries in Brazil: history, status and perspectives
The recent development of deep-water fisheries off Brazil is reviewed from biological, economic, and political perspectives. This process has been centered in the southeastern and southern sectors ofExpand
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Chartered Trawling on the Brazilian Slope
Commercial trawling on the Atlantic slope areas off Brazil intensified in the late 1990’s owing to the expansion of coastal trawling areas and the operations of a chartered foreign fleet. BetweenExpand
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Rastro : Internet Based Tracking System for Fisheries Control
Since 1999 the offshore fishery industry in Brazil has invested expressive amounts of resources in searching for alternative deep-water commercial stocks, such as monkfish and red crab. However, theExpand
Using the turtle excluder device (TED) in the pink shrimp trawling fishery off southern Brazil
The use of the turtle excluder device (TED) has been mandatory in Brazil since 1994. In spite of the importance of sea turtle bycatch reduction, TED effectiveness to maintain target species captureExpand
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Only two fisheries? Characteristics of the industrial bottom gillnet fisheries in southeastern and southern Brazil and their implications for management
This study aimed at identifying and characterizing the industrial bottom gillnet fisheries existing in southeastern and southern Brazil, and discussing their implication to the current regionalExpand
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