The Pacific Salmon Fisheries: A Study of Irrational Conservation, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Pacific Salmon Fisheries

A Study of Irrational Conservation, 1st Edition

By James A. Crutchfield, Giulio Pontecorvo

RFF Press

233 pages

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This study attributes the chronic economic distress of the valuable Pacific salmon industry not only to decline in catch but also to the economic problems of open access ocean fisheries. It analyzes salmon public management programs and proposes alternatives. Originally published in 1969

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NATURE / Ecology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Fisheries & Aquaculture