Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Advancing marine biodiversity protection through regional fisheries management: A review of bottom fisheries closures in areas beyond national jurisdiction

Wright, Glen; Ardron, Jeff; Gjerde, Kristina; Currie, Duncan; Rochette, Julien


Fishing is a significant threat to marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). Bottom fishing in particular can impact deep-sea ecosystems, and the UN General Assembly has called on regional fisheries management organisations and arrangements (RFMO/As) to take actions to regulate bottom fisheries, including to close areas to bottom fishing activities where there is likely to be significant adverse impacts to vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs). This paper provides an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Marine Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2015.06.030


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Wright_Advancing_marine_biodiversity_2015.pdf2.59 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  17 November 2022/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator