Definition(s)
Fisheries management is 'the integrated process of information gathering, analysis, planning, consultation, decision-making, allocation of resources and formulation and implementation, with enforcement as necessary, of regulation or rules which govern fisheries activities in order to ensure the continued productivity of the resources and accomplishment of other fisheries objectives'. (Source: FAO, 1997)
The administration and handling of aspects of the fishing industry, including the catching, processing and selling of fish. (Source: GEMET/ RHW)

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  • responsible fishery
  • fisheries conservation