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Title Fisheries management / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Published Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1997

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Description vii, 82 pages ; 21 cm
Series FAO technical guidelines for responsible fisheries, 1020-5292 ; 4
FAO technical guidelines for responsible fisheries ; 4. 1020-5292
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preparation of this document iii -- Abstract iv -- Background ix -- 1. INTRODUCTION 1 -- 1.1 The ecosystem approach to fisheries 1 -- 1.2 Where do ecosystem models fit into management -- advice and what are the benefits? 2 -- 1.3 Examples of uses for management advice 3 -- 1.4 The scope of ecosystem models 5 -- 1.5 Robustness and the precautionary approach: -- addressing uncertainty in management 7 -- 2. MODELLING 9 -- 2.1 Modelling approach 9 -- 2.1.1 Model scoping 11 -- 2.1.2 Model validation and performance evaluation 12 -- 2.2 Technical challenges 13 -- 2.3 Canned model or fresh produce? 14 -- 3. ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED BY ECOSYSTEM MODELLING 15 -- 3.1 Issues pertaining to the management of target and -- related species 15 -- 3.2 Issues pertaining to species 15 -- 3.3 Environmental and unintentional impacts -- on ecosystems 16 -- 4. MODEL TYPES AND ATTRIBUTES 17 -- 4.1 Existing model types 17 -- 4.2 Attributes 18 -- 4.2.1 Ecological-related attributes 18 -- 4.2.2 Model specification-related attributes 36 -- 4.3 Data demands of ecosystem interaction modelling 48 -- 5. BEST PRACTICES IN ECOSYSTEM MODELLING 55 -- 5.1 Best practices 55 -- 5.2 Strategic model considerations with regard -- to key attributes 56 -- 5.3 What to do when there is insufficient data, -- information and expertise 60 -- 6. CONCLUDING REMARKS 63 -- 7. REFERENCES 65 -- APPENDIX: Technical aspects of model specification 71
Notes "The present guidelines have been completed by the Fishery Resources Division and the Fishery Policy and Planning Division, Fisheries Department, with the collaboration of the FAO Legal Office ..."--p. iii
Subject Code of conduct for responsible fisheries
Fishery management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Fishery Policy and Planning Division.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Fishery Resources Division.
LC no. 98218929
ISBN 9251039623
OTHER TI Code of conduct for responsible fisheries. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2008179924