Species studies in sea ranching: an overview and economic perspectives

  title={Species studies in sea ranching: an overview and economic perspectives},
  author={S. Mustafa and Shahbudin Bin Saad and Ridzwan Abdul Rahman},
  journal={Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries},
The idea of stock enhancement and sea ranching sounds attracting to those interested in increasing the landings from sea. Experience with several stock enhancement projects, however, shows that assuming a sure increase in catches of species because their juveniles are seeded in the sea is over-simplistic. Whether or not stock enhancement efforts achieve increased fishery production depends on a number of factors and strategies. We need scientific analysis to find answers, and science is very… 

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