Chapter 5. Understanding and Managing Marine Fisheries with the Aid of a Digital Map

  1. Andy Payne,
  2. John Cotter and
  3. Ted Potter
  1. Paul D. Eastwood1,4,
  2. Geoff J. Meaden2,
  3. Tom Nishida3 and
  4. Stuart I. Rogers4

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302653.ch5

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

Eastwood, P. D., Meaden, G. J., Nishida, T. and Rogers, S. I. (2008) Understanding and Managing Marine Fisheries with the Aid of a Digital Map, 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.ch5

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    SOPAC Secretariat, Private Mail Bag, GPO, Suva, Fiji Islands, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geographical and Life Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University, North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, UK

  3. 3

    National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Fisheries Research Agency, 5-7-1 Orido, Shimizu, Shizuoka, 424-8633, Japan

  4. 4

    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:

  • understanding and managing marine fisheries with digital map;
  • fish distributions and habitats;
  • fishing vessel movement and behaviour;
  • spatial stock assessments;
  • generalized additive models (GAM);
  • fisheries management and enforcement;
  • maps for communication and shared understanding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fish Distributions and Habitats

  • Fishing Vessel Movement and Behaviour

  • Spatial Stock Assessments

  • Fisheries Management and Enforcement

  • Integrated Marine Planning and Management

  • Maps for Communication and Shared Understanding

  • Final Thoughts

  • References