Chapter 8. Case Study 1: The Western Rock Lobster

  1. Bruce Phillips,
  2. Trevor Ward and
  3. Chet Chaffee
  1. Bruce Phillips,
  2. Trevor Ward,
  3. Chet Chaffee,
  4. Peter Rogers,
  5. Ross Gould,
  6. Brett McCallum,
  7. Katherine Short and
  8. David Sutton

Published Online: 20 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995471.ch8

Eco-labelling in Fisheries: What is it all about?

Eco-labelling in Fisheries: What is it all about?

How to Cite

Phillips, B., Ward, T., Chaffee, C., Rogers, P., Gould, R., McCallum, B., Short, K. and Sutton, D. (2003) Case Study 1: The Western Rock Lobster, in Eco-labelling in Fisheries: What is it all about? (eds B. Phillips, T. Ward and C. Chaffee), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995471.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 APR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064229

Online ISBN: 9780470995471

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Keywords:

  • western rock lobster;
  • fishery assessment;
  • southwestern australia;
  • fishery managers;
  • commercial fishery license

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Western Australian management system

  • Stock assessment

  • The MSC assessment

  • Environmental issues

  • Learning outcomes from the assessment process

  • The initial assessment process

  • Maintaining certification

  • Costs of certification

  • Benefits from certification

  • Conclusions

  • Introduction

  • The role of WWF and the MSC

  • Supporter and promoter of the MSC

  • Facilitator of stakeholder involvement

  • Commentator and monitor of fishery assessments and implementation of certification requirements

  • Summary overview

  • Perspective