Need for ecosystem-based fisheries management for India

Vivekanandan, E (2004) Need for ecosystem-based fisheries management for India. In: Proceedings of Ocean Life Food and Medicine Expo, 27-29 February 2004, Chennai.


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Ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) can be an important complement to existing fisheries management approaches. EBFM calls for recognition of fi sheries management and exploitation as an integral part of the marine ecosystem. For moving toward EBFM, protocol has to be developed to deal with complex interactions of institutions and societies. Development of food web based model for each ecosystem is onc of the prerequisites. Delineation and implementat ion of no-fishing zones ofTer promise not only for fisheries sustainability but also for resource enhancement. Implementation ofEBFM by involving all stakeholders is a challenging, but not an impossible task, and is expected to yield immediate and long-term benefits.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ecosystem-based fisheries management; India
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Management
Aquaculture > Fisheries Management
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 09:57
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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