Climate Change and the Economics of the World's Fisheries: Examples of Small Pelagic Stocks

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Rögnvaldur Hannesson, Manuel Barange, Samuel F. Herrick
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Science - 328 pages
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To date, research on the economic implications of climate change on fisheries has been both limited and fragmented. The contributors to this volume remedy the lack of attention by investigating the economic consequences of pelagic fish fluctuations in the recent past in order to understand how to adapt and respond to future climate changes.
 

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Contents

1 Global warming small pelagic fisheries and risk
1
crisis adaptation and recovery
33
fish migrations strategic advantage and climate change
66
impacts of climate and human teleconnections
100
5 An optimal harvest policy for the recently renewed United States Pacific sardine fishery
126
the South African fishery for pilchard and anchovy
151
the reasons and consequences
205
the economic impact on fish producers and consumers
215
modelling the destabilizing impacts of erratic climatic shifts
236
10 Prototype of an integrated model of the worldwide system of small pelagic fisheries
262
a conclusion
296
Index
305
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