This book describes the state-of-the-art knowledge about fishery systems. Seldom seen in a scientific publication regarding fisheries science, this book presents a multidisciplinary perspective of fisheries management. Leading fisheries scholars with backgrounds in biology, ecology, economics and sociology ask how management institutions can learn and put their lessons to use. The Knowledge Base for Fisheries Management offers a unique overview of the world of fisheries management and provides the background to draw conclusions of what is needed to improve management.
Covering a wide range of regimes, case studies and professional perspectives, this publication will be an obliged reference to anyone involved on fisheries management, assessment, policy making or fisheries development all over the world.
* The only book on the market that analyzes fisheries in a biological, sociological and economic way
* Fills a gap, focusing not only on the production of knowledge for fisheries management but also on how it is used in all steps of the management system and the decision making processes
* Focuses on the hot topic: scientific knowledge and society-science based policies
* Documents disseminated research from many different management systems, both European and world wide
GLOBAL EXPERIENCES WITH MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS RELEVANT TO EUROPE
ISSUES RELEVANT TO THE EUROPEAN LEVEL
SCENARIO MODELLING AS SUPPORT FOR FISHERIES MANAGEMENT SYSTEM EVALUATION
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS