The Legal Regime of Fisheries in the Caribbean Region

The Legal Regime of Fisheries in the Caribbean Region

Author(s): W.R. Edeson, J.-F Pulvenis

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

Print ISBN: 9783540126980

Online ISBN: 9781118669716

DOI: 10.1029/LN007

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies Series, Volume 7.

This book has its genesis in materials collected in the Western Central Atlantic region in preparation for a regional seminar on the Changing Law of the Sea and its Implications for Fisheries in the Western Atlantic. The Seminar, which was organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN and funded by the Norwegian government, was held in Havana, Cuba, 1980. Most of the materials were gathered by the authors as a result of direct contact with the fisheries authorities of the region, and supplemented where possible by information obtained from public sources for the remaining countries not visited. Twenty seven countries in the region were visited, and the authors were able to obtain materials much of which is not readily accessible except in the individual countries.

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