Ruddle, Kenneth; Segi, S
Despite a long history and great popularity, marine recreational fishing in Japan is unmanaged above the local level. Although basic rules govern usage, there is neither exclusive authority nor a recreational fishing right, little monitoring, and weak sanctions. The institutional structure of recreational fishing management and its legal framework are examined, and the current status of management analyzed in terms of authority, rights, rules, monitoring, and sanctions. The main problems are...[Show more]
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