Chapter 2. The Decline of the English and Welsh Fishing Fleet?

  1. Andy Payne,
  2. John Cotter and
  3. Ted Potter
  1. Trevor Hutton2,
  2. Simon Mardle1 and
  3. Alex N. Tidd2

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302653.ch2

Advances in Fisheries Science: 50 years on from Beverton and Holt

Advances in Fisheries Science: 50 years on from Beverton and Holt

How to Cite

Hutton, T., Mardle, S. and Tidd, A. N. (2008) The Decline of the English and Welsh Fishing Fleet?, in Advances in Fisheries Science: 50 years on from Beverton and Holt (eds A. Payne, J. Cotter and T. Potter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302653.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Formerly Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources, University of Portsmouth, Burnaby Terrace, 1-8 Burnaby Road, Portsmouth P01 3AE, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170833

Online ISBN: 9781444302653

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Keywords:

  • English and Welsh fishing fleet and their decline;
  • demise of fishing industry in England and Wales;
  • decline in fishing vessels number;
  • application of methods in fisheries economics;
  • decision of individual owners to enter, stay or exit a fleet and actual or expected profit;
  • production frontiers and efficiency estimation;
  • regulating fisheries within political economy;
  • individual transferable quota (ITQ) system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Decline in the Number of Fishing Vessels

  • The Application of Methods in Fisheries Economics

  • Piecing Together the Puzzle

  • Regulating Fisheries within a Political Economy

  • References