Nautilus pompilius fishing and population decline in the Philippines: a comparison with an unexploited Australian Nautilus population.

@inproceedings{Dunstan2010NautilusPF,
  title={Nautilus pompilius fishing and population decline in the Philippines: a comparison with an unexploited Australian Nautilus population.},
  author={Andrew J. Dunstan and Oscar Alanis and Justin Marshall},
  year={2010}
}
Baseline capture and mark-and-release studies of Nautilus pompilius conducted at Osprey Reef, Coral Sea, Australia reveal that this unexploited population is stable from a catch per unit effort (CPUE) basis over 12 years. In contrast, data from a detailed interview questionnaire of N. pompilius fishers and traders in Palawan, Philippines highlight a fishery that is unsustainable. The results from the Philippines show up to 80% declines in reported CPUE from 1980 to the present, fewer than three… CONTINUE READING
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