Chapter 11. The Western Rock Lobster Fishery in Western Australia

  1. Tim R. McClanahan and
  2. Juan Carlos Castilla
  1. Bruce F. Phillips,
  2. Roy Melville-Smith and
  3. Nick Caputi

Published Online: 20 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996072.ch11

Fisheries Management: Progress Towards Sustainability

Fisheries Management: Progress Towards Sustainability

How to Cite

Phillips, B. F., Melville-Smith, R. and Caputi, N. (2007) The Western Rock Lobster Fishery in Western Australia, in Fisheries Management: Progress Towards Sustainability (eds T. R. McClanahan and J. C. Castilla), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996072.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 2 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139328

Online ISBN: 9780470996072

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Keywords:

  • western rock lobster fishery;
  • australia;
  • panulirus cygnus;
  • sustainability;
  • fishing efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Threats to sustainability

  • Threats to sustainability in the future

  • The effect of increased fishing efficiency

  • Economics and social interactions

  • Increasing awareness

  • Conclusions

  • Summary