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On implementing maximum economic yield in commercial fisheries

Dichmont, Cathy; Pascoe, Sean; Kompas, Thomas; Punt, Andre E; Deng, A


Economists have long argued that a fishery that maximizes its economic potential usually will also satisfy its conservation objectives. Recently, maximum economic yield (MEY) has been identified as a primary management objective for Australian fisheries and is under consideration elsewhere. However, first attempts at estimating MEY as an actual management target for a real fishery (rather than a conceptual or theoretical exercise) have highlighted some substantial complexities generally...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0912091107


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