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Climate and Fisheries

Climate and Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0006
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How does climate affect fish populations? Herring are among the most abundant fishes in the world and have been the basis for regional and national economies for centuries. In ... More
Deepwater Fisheries

Deepwater Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0009
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What happened to the orange roughy stocks? In 1987, the director of the primary fisheries research laboratory in Australia, Roy Harden Jones, announced that a research survey for a ... More
Economic Overfishing

Economic Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0005
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Is overfishing only a biological problem? The Pacific halibut fishery has long been considered the outstanding success of sustainable management. The International Pacific Halibut ... More
Ecosystem Impacts of Fishing

Ecosystem Impacts of Fishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0015
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How does overfishing affect ecosystems? Early explorers’ accounts are full of wonder at the natural wealth of the New World and astonishment at the size of fish. Writing in 1615 ... More
High Seas Fisheries

High Seas Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0008
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What is the status of bluefin tuna that were proposed for CITES listing? Throughout the western Mediterranean Sea, an annual ritual known in Sicily as matanza has taken place for ... More
Historical Overfishing

Historical Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0002
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Is overfishing a new problem? Although they are mammals, whales were originally thought to be fish and their exploitation was referred to as the whale fishery. As governments ... More
Illegal Fishing

Illegal Fishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0012
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Is illegal fishing an important problem in overfishing? On August 7, 2003, the Australian patrol vessel Southern Supporter spotted a vessel thought to be illegally fishing within ... More
Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0014
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What are marine protected areas? One of the crown jewels of marine ecosystems is the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) off the northeast coast of Australia. The reef stretches along 2,600 ... More
Mixed Fisheries

Mixed Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0007
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Do fisheries catch one species or more? Quite a few fisheries catch only one species. Many of the major fisheries fall into that category, including Peruvian anchoveta, the largest ... More
Modern Industrial Fisheries Management

Modern Industrial Fisheries Management  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0004
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What is an example of a well-managed fishery? On September 10, 2009, the Economist published an article on Bluefin tuna and Eastern Bering Sea pollock entitled “A Tale of Two ... More
Overfishing

Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0001
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What is overfishing? Overfishing is harvesting a fish stock so hard that much of the potential food and wealth will largely slip through our fingers. Yield overfishing is the most ... More
Recovery of Fisheries

Recovery of Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0003
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Can fish stocks recover from overfishing? Meet the striped bass. Abundant, tasty, and fights like a tiger. The perfect sport fish, Methuselahs of 70 pounds are still being caught ... More
Recreational Fisheries

Recreational Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0010
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Are recreational fisheries fundamentally different from commercial fisheries? The simple answer is yes, recreational fishing is very different from most commercial fisheries. Many ... More
Small-Scale and Artisanal Fisheries

Small-Scale and Artisanal Fisheries  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0011
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Many of the fisheries of the world are small scale—how can they be managed? The “loco” is a carnivorous marine snail common to the rocky shores of Chile and Peru. A large ... More
The Status of Overfishing

The Status of Overfishing  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0016
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Are the world’s stocks overfished? The most authoritative assessment of the status of commercial fish stocks comes from FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ... More
Trawling Impacts on Ecosystems

Trawling Impacts on Ecosystems  

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Overfishing: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
12 July 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199798131.003.0013
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How do trawls and dredges work and why are they still used to catch fish? “Enormous bottom trawl nets are dragged along the sea floor, catching all marine life and killing all ... More

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