Close cooperation between science, management and industry benefits sustainable exploitation of the Falkland Islands squid fisheries.

@article{Arkhipkin2013CloseCB,
  title={Close cooperation between science, management and industry benefits sustainable exploitation of the Falkland Islands squid fisheries.},
  author={Alexander I. Arkhipkin and Jane Barton and Scott Wallace and Andreas Winter},
  journal={Journal of fish biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={905-20}
}
The Falkland Islands fishing industry is unique, as 60-80% of its annual catch consists of two squid species, Illex argentinus and Doryteuthis gahi. Short annual life cycles make both species susceptible to intra-annual environmental changes, resulting in large biomass fluctuations that must be addressed in management of the stocks. In the D. gahi fishery, short chains of communication between science, management and industry allow effective cooperation in the interest of long-term sustainable… CONTINUE READING
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