Bioeconomic Modelling and Fisheries Management

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Wiley, May 6, 1985 - Science - 291 pages
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A critical review of major issues in commercial fisheries management. Offers practical methods for controlling the present overcapacity of fishing fleets worldwide and for improving economic performance. In particular, the book discusses the advantages and limitations of quota allocations (or quantitative fishing rights). Simple mathematical models are used as a basis for understanding complex dynamic interactions between the biology of fish populations and the economics of the fishing industry. Other topics include the management of developing fisheries, natural fluctuations of fish stocks, and the complexities of marine ecosystems.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Search and Capture
36
Deterministic SingleSpecies Models
74
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Colin W. Clark is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia.

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