International Fishery Experts Agree on Key Area-Based Management Concepts for Blue Water Fisheries
Marine protected areas on the high seas? Not so fast, said a team of international fisheries scientists last week. Controversial MPAs are but one area management tool of many for managing fisheries, they said.
Area-based management has become a an international focal point for fisheries management, with the United Nations advocating for some form of protected area in 30% of the ocean by 2030.
In response to this initiative and other issues, 34 fishery science and management experts from intergovernmental and nongovernmental agencies, regional fishery...
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