An Economics Guide to Allocation of Fish Stocks between Commercial and Recreational Fisheries

  title={An Economics Guide to Allocation of Fish Stocks between Commercial and Recreational Fisheries},
  author={Steven Edwards},
The increasingly intense competition between commercial and recreational fishermen for access to fish stocks has focused attention on the economic implications of fishery allocations. Indeed, one can scarcely find a management plan or amendment that does not at least refer to the relative food and sport values of fish and to how expenditures by commercial and recreational fishermen on equipment and supplies stimulate the economy. However, many of the arguments raised by constituents to… CONTINUE READING


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