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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 437–451.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and often not respected by the landowners. In the long run, specific fish communities and their habitats will only be fully protected in national parks and other protected areas. Even these areas suffer illegal human activities because of insufficient administration. There is an urgent need...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (3): 245–254.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exploitation, including species introductions, invasive weeds, lake level rise, changes in water quality, and illegal fishing practices. These have influenced the way the fisheries have been managed. In the 1920s, measures existed to manage the fisheries of Lake Victoria. In those days, a minimum net mesh size...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 299–310.
Published: 01 September 2003
... for improving this source of information is proposed. Considerable illegal fishing, using banned gears and small-meshed nets was prevalent and considered to be detrimental to the sustainability of the fishery. The principal problems underlying the poor fishery assessment were inadequate resources, poorly...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 4–13.
Published: 02 January 2014
... comparing the 2011 frame survey with data from a similar survey conducted in 1995 (the two most extensive studies to date on Lake Tanganyika), results revealed troubling trends in fish capacity, including: an increase in illegal fishing gear, a doubling of the total number of fishermen and fishing units...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 121–131.
Published: 03 April 2018
... target fish stocks, relocation or reduction of fishing effort in the current fishing grounds and intensification of patrols to reduce incidences of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities. Copyright © 2018 AEHMS 2018 Lake Malawi, situated in the African rift valley between 9°30”S...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 159–167.
Published: 03 April 2018
... of previous study reports on the fisheries co-management as a governance reform. Results show weak fisheries governance with the existence of several challenges and threats that continue to impact on the ecosystem status like continued use of illegal fishing practices, climate change and unlimited entry...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (4): 458–466.
Published: 28 November 2007
... Clarias (41%), haplocromines (37%), dagaa (Rastrineobola argentea) (10%), Synodontis (3%), Mormyrus (2%), and Labeo (1%). The total annual weight of the mostly undersized and illegally caught (beach seining, gillnets below 3″ mesh) baitfish was estimated at 7,465 t. The size of the Nile perch caught...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (3): 347–356.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Saleh Al-Muzaini The coastal waters of Kuwait Bay have been extensively used for the disposal of domestic wastewater, increasing the level of pollution. Recent studies indicated that the amount of waste discharged into Kuwait Bay is expected to grow further, from raw sewage, illegal disposal...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (1): 3–10.
Published: 26 February 2010
...M. Njiru; O.C. Mkumbo; M. van der Knaap The decline in fish species in Lake Victoria is one of the largest documented losses of biodiversity in an ecosystem. The reduction in species in the lake was attributed to overexploitation through increased fishing capacity, use of illegal fishing gears...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (3): 294–300.
Published: 31 August 2010
... fisheries. Results from the case studies could be applied to other reservoirs throughout the island also. Copyright © AEHMS 2010 frame survey community-based organization co-operative society stakeholders illegal fishing In Sri Lanka, reservoir construction was an integral part...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 195–200.
Published: 03 April 2018
... of canoes doubled between 1995 and 2011. Doubling the size of the artisanal fisheries also included an increase in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing (LTA Secretariat, 2012a ; Van der Knaap et al., 2014a , 2014b ). Despite numerous initiatives to curb the illegal fishing and other...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 70–79.
Published: 02 January 2014
... and illegal, appears to be rising again after a period of apparent decline between 2006 and 2010 (LVFO, 2013 ). Although a co-management system, with all fishermen organized into Beach Management Units (BMUs) has been adopted (Ogwang et al., 2009 ), BMU members are often unable to conduct effective fishery...
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Published: 26 February 2010
Figure 1. Capacity trends in Lake Victoria, (a) fishers and fishing gears, (b) illegal fishing gears; Source: Frame survey, 2008. More
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 July 2013
... and Rastrineobola argentea . Van der Knaap and Ligtvoet ( 2010 ) considered the size of the fishery in 2002 to be of a sustainable level. Since then, however, the total number of fishermen, motorized canoes, numbers of legal as well as illegal fishing gears increased again dramatically (LVFO, 2009...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2015) 18 (3): 255–260.
Published: 03 July 2015
... Maritime Organisation conventions in 1984 concerning combating risks of oil pollution and vessel discharges. Since then Oman has succeeded in making progress to protect its beautiful beaches. However, unfortunately, illegal discharges of wastes from tankers passing our water is continuing and threatening...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the kess, an illegal bot- tom trawling net, as the primary cause of stock degrada- tion. Fisheries officials cited problems of enforcement, and fishermen were apparently locked into a classic example of the Tragedy of the Commons, wanting a sustainable fishery, whilst knowing that others were treating...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 105–107.
Published: 02 January 2021
.... In the light of the cannibalistic behaviour of the Nile Perch, it does not appear strange that they consume specimens of their own species. This theory would put fisheries management in a different light and fishing gear currently considered illegal would become efficient, allowing young fish for an ever...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (4): 434–442.
Published: 28 November 2007
... encountered. Destructive beach seines, although illegal in the lake, were still operational during the study. The fishing mortality ( F ) of 1.12 yr − 1 is higher than previously reported in the lake indicating increased exploitation ( Table 3 ). Tilapia caught at sites where mainly mosquito seines and beach...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 203–214.
Published: 01 July 2006
... -Traditional capture fisheries supporting local coastal population -Turtle sanctuary -Area for scientific study - Illegal fishing -Tourism - Wind blown waves, shifting of sand and erosion during north-east monsoon Pengkalan Nangka, Kelantan Semi-enclosed lagoon - Traditional capture fisheries supporting...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (2): 64–75.
Published: 01 April 2021
... pardalis in Kerala, India . J. Fish Biol. 96 , 549 - 553 . https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14243 ; DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14243 Raj S. , Biju Kumar A. , Tharian J. and Raghavan R. , 2021 . Illegal and unmanaged aquaculture, unregulated fisheries and extreme climatic events...
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