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Complementarity of no-take marine reserves and individual transferable catch quotas for managing the Line Fishery of the Great Barrier Reef

Little, Lorne; Kompas, Thomas; Smith, Anthony; Punt, Andre E; Mapstone, Bruce; Grafton, Quentin


Changes in the management of the fin fish fishery of the Great Barrier Reef motivated us to investigate the combined effects on economic returns and fish biomass of no-take areas and regulated total allowable catch allocated in the form of individual transferable quotas (such quotas apportion the total allowable catch as fishing rights and permits the buying and selling of these rights among fishers). We built a spatially explicit biological and economic model of the fishery to analyze the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Conservation Biology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2010.01590.x


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