Managing shark fishermen in southern Australia : a critique

Dwyer, Peter D., King, Tanya J. and Minnegal, Monica 2008, Managing shark fishermen in southern Australia : a critique, Marine policy, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 263-273.

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Title Managing shark fishermen in southern Australia : a critique
Author(s) Dwyer, Peter D.
King, Tanya J.
Minnegal, Monica
Journal name Marine policy
Volume number 32
Issue number 3
Start page 263
End page 273
Publisher Pergamon
Place of publication Oxford, England
Publication date 2008-05
ISSN 0308-597X
1872-9460
Keyword(s) fisheries
tradable permits
co-management
Australia
Summary This paper analyses effects of a shift from input to output controls in Australia's Southern Shark Fishery. We show that the use of two management tools--individual transferable quotas and a "partnership approach"--was flawed and argue that primary contributing causes were the unjustified expectation that quota management would serve as a [`]technical fix' to a variety of presumed problems, the discounting of social effects and the extreme lack of stability in the organizational structure within which this fishery was situated.
Language eng
Field of Research 050205 Environmental Management
070403 Fisheries Management
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2007, Elsevier Ltd
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30025865

Document type: Journal Article
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