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Fisheries Centre The University of British Columbia Working Paper Series Working Paper # 2015-27 Rise and fall of Venezuelan industrial and artisanal marine fisheries : 1950-2010

  title={Fisheries Centre The University of British Columbia Working Paper Series Working Paper \# 2015-27 Rise and fall of Venezuelan industrial and artisanal marine fisheries : 1950-2010},
  author={Jeremy Mendoza},
Venezuelan fisheries account for a substantial proportion of fisheries catches in the Caribbean Sea and adjacent waters, as well as tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean. High productivity within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is associated with an extensive continental shelf, a coastal upwelling and the runoff of large rivers. Statistical data from national and international sources, publications, grey literature and expert opinions were used to reconstruct Venezuelan fisheries catches during… Expand

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