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The potential benefits of a wealth-based approach to fisheries management: An assessment of the potential resource rent from UK fisheries. - MF1210

Summary Objective
To assess how fisheries policy makers and fisheries managers can ensure that fisheries wealth is used to benefit society by contributing to economies, rather than driving fisheries overexploitation.

Key Customer Purpose
This project provided an estimate of the potential UK fish resource rents; possible benefits from well managed fisheries; three detailed case-studies of UK fisheries and discussed the key policy implications. It is helping to identify changes needed to achieve sustainable fisheries.

Project Documents
• Final Report : Final Report: The Potential Benefits of a Wealth-based Approach to Fisheries Management: An Assessment of the Potential Resource Rent from UK Fisheries   (4067k)
• Two Page Summary : Where is the wealth of the UK’s fisheries?   (266k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2010

Cost: £200,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries