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Rebuilding Global Fisheries
Fighting for Fisheries In the debate concerning the future of the world's fisheries, some have forecasted complete collapse but others have challenged this view. The protagonists in this debate haveExpand
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EVIDENCE FOR INCREASES IN ANTARCTIC BLUE WHALES BASED ON BAYESIAN MODELLING
Antarctic blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus intermedia) are the largest and formerly most abundant blue whale subspecies, but were hunted to near extinction last century. Estimated whaling mortalityExpand
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Fleet dynamics and fishermen behavior: lessons for fisheries managers
We review fleet dynamics and fishermen behavior from an economic and sociological basis in developing fisheries, in mature fisheries near full exploitation, and in senescent fisheries that areExpand
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State of the World’s Fisheries
▪ Abstract The total world catch from marine and freshwater wild stocks has peaked and may be slightly declining. There appear to be few significant resources to be developed, and the majority of theExpand
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The trophic fingerprint of marine fisheries
Biodiversity indicators provide a vital window on the state of the planet, guiding policy development and management. The most widely adopted marine indicator is mean trophic level (MTL) fromExpand
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Estimates of abundance south of 60°S for cetacean species sighted frequently on the 1978/79 to 1997/98 IWC/IDCR-SOWER sighting surveys
Estimates of abundance are calculated for six cetacean species in the Southern Ocean south of 60° in the austral summer, using the IWC database estimation package (DESS). The sightings data in DESSExpand
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SEPARATING SOUTHERN BLUE WHALE SUBSPECIES BASED ON LENGTH FREQUENCIES OF SEXUALLY MATURE FEMALES
When sexually mature, Antarctic (true) blue whales are substantially longer than pygmy blue whales. To estimate the proportions of these two subspecies in various regions, Bayesian mixture modelsExpand
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Global fishery prospects under contrasting management regimes
Significance What would extensive fishery reform look like? In addition, what would be the benefits and trade-offs of implementing alternative approaches to fisheries management on a worldwide scale?Expand
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How do individual transferable quotas affect marine ecosystems
Published papers were reviewed to assess ecosystem impacts of individual transferable quotas (ITQs) and other dedicated access systems. Under ITQs, quota shares increase with higher abundance levels,Expand
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Southern Hemisphere minke whales : standardised abundance estimates from the 1978 / 79 to 1997 / 98 IDCR-SOWER surveys
Minke whale abundance estimates, standardised by the use of consistent methodology throughout, are presented from the IWC/IDCR and SOWER Antarctic circumpolar sightings surveys for three circumpolarExpand
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