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The British Whaling Trade

Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007398
eISBN:
9781786944658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a comprehensive economic history of the British Whaling Trade, divided into two eras of significant technological difference. The first part concerns the traditional whaling trades ... More


All the Boats on the Ocean: How Government Subsidies Led to Global Overfishing

Carmel Finley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443379
eISBN:
9780226443409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443409.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This transnational history explores how postwar fishing changed from a coastal, in-shore activity into a global industry. Fueled by the new technologies developed during the war and by government ... More


The Protection of Biodiversity and Fisheries Management: Issues Raised by the Relationship between CITES and LOSC

Erik Franckx

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The negotiations leading up to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) focused mainly on the fishery issue inside the 200 nautical mile limit, with the creation of the totally ... More


The Convention on the Law of the Sea: An Effective Framework for Domestic Fisheries Conservation?

Richard Barnes

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, an estimated 52 percent of fish stocks are fully exploited and producing catches at the maximum sustainable limit. A further 25 percent of stocks ... More


High Seas Fisheries Management under the Convention on the Law of the Sea

Kristina M Gjerde

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Since the conclusion of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) more than 20 years ago, the fishing industry has changed dramatically. New technologies have increased fishing ... More


“Investigator Blames Industry, Nature for Shortage”

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Edward F. Ricketts's serious studies of the sardine cycle span the almost twenty-five years he lived and worked in Monterey Bay—from the mid-1920s through the late 1940s—as he watched the boom and ... More


Crab Fisheries

Judith S. Weis

in Walking Sideways: The Remarkable World of Crabs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450501
eISBN:
9780801466045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450501.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter presents an overview of crab fisheries and commercial crabbing. Millions earn their living in commercial fisheries, and many people still depend on seafood as their primary source of ... More


Introduction

Olav Schram Stokke

in Governing High Seas Fisheries: The Interplay of Global and Regional Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299493
eISBN:
9780191685729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299493.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On a world scale, the essential problem in high seas management is that there are too many vessels chasing too few fish. This chapter provides an overview on how straddling stocks, which is the topic ... More


Subsistence, Commercial, and Recreational Fisheries

MILTON S. LOVE

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The marine fisheries of California extend back thousands of years and encompass many dozens of species. This chapter describes the broad trends in these fisheries from the time of the first ... More


Climate Change and Overexploitation

MICHAEL H. HORN and JOHN S. STEPHENS

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The complex evolutionary and biogeographic history of the California marine fish fauna has been amply demonstrated in the preceding chapters. This chapter summarizes the historical origins of the ... More


Global Borders and the Fish That Ignore Them: The Cold War Roots of Overfishing

Carmel Finley

in Nation-States and the Global Environment: New Approaches to International Environmental History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199755356
eISBN:
9780199345090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at the problems of conserving trans-boundary resources by examining the tuna fishery in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. After 1976, nations increasingly moved to expand ... More


The Global Status of Fisheries: a long tale of scientists, opinions, and papers written and refuted, all in the pursuit of the same truth

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Ocean Recovery: A sustainable future for global fisheries?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198839767
eISBN:
9780191875533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839767.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The Global Status of Fisheries: A Long Tale of Scientists, Opinions, and Papers Written and Refuted, All in the Pursuit of the Same Truth. We have good data on the status of fish stocks from most ... More


“Everything Is Played Out Here”

Joshua L. Reid

in The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300209907
eISBN:
9780300213683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209907.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the Makah fisheries of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, explaining that overfishing by better capitalized non-Native fishers and local, state, and international ... More


Introduction

D. G. Webster

in Beyond the Tragedy in Global Fisheries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029551
eISBN:
9780262329972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029551.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

After a brief overview of the state of global fisheries, this chapter introduces the concept of responsive governance and describes the AC/SC framework, which is used to guide the historical analysis ... More


Global Change

David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster

in The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520278868
eISBN:
9780520961098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278868.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses marine protected areas (MPAs). Various types of MPAs have been established worldwide for a wide variety of reasons, including prevention of overfishing, protection of species ... More


Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: an ecosystem-level approach

David Raffaelli and Alan M. Friedlander

in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter describes some approaches for understanding biodiversity-ecosystem function at larger spatial and at longer temporal scales. It first considers the importance of building a credible ... More


Recreational and Commercial Fishing

Rodney B. Pierce

in Northern Pike: Ecology, Conservation, and Management History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679546
eISBN:
9781452947761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679546.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the effects of fishing on northern pike populations. In lakes where pike have good access to spawning and nursery habitat, overfishing generally leads to higher densities of ... More


Shaping Fisheries Science

Carmel Finley

in All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226249667
eISBN:
9780226249681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249681.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the contribution of some scientists in shaping fisheries science. It discusses the E.S. Russell’s lectures on overfishing; Michael Graham’s On the Dynamics of Exploited Fish ... More


The Gulf of Nicoya Estuarine Ecosystem

José A. Vargas

in Costa Rican Ecosystems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226121505
eISBN:
9780226121642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121642.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The extensive hydrological connection between the Gulf of Nicoya and the watersheds draining into it gives origin to one of the most prominent ecological and geographical systems of Costa Rica. It is ... More


The Global Fish Market: Internationalization and Globalization, 1880-1997

Poul Holm

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter attempts to determine how globalisation and internationalisation affected the fishing industry, and which members of the global market profited and which suffered due to these ... More


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