Management measures and fishers ’ commitment to sustainable exploitation : a case study of Atlantic salmon fisheries in the Baltic Sea

  title={Management measures and fishers ’ commitment to sustainable exploitation : a case study of Atlantic salmon fisheries in the Baltic Sea},
  author={P{\"a}ivi Haapasaari and Catherine G J Michielsens and Timo P. Karjalainen and Kalevi Reinikainen and Sakari Kuikka and Haapasaari},
Fisheries management aimed at sustainable exploitation may affect fish populations indirectly by influencing human behaviour. We propose a methodology that includes stakeholders’ opinions, perceptions, and resulting behaviour, within assessment models designed to evaluate the impact of different management measures on the stocks. Based on interviews and a questionnaire, we use a Bayesian belief network to examine which factors determine fishers’ commitment to sustainable fisheries goals, what… CONTINUE READING

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