Capture Fisheries

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Capture Fisheries
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Series Title: Commonwealth Blue Economy Series
Number within series: 3
Publication date: 30 September 2016
Size: 253mm x 190mm
ISBN: 978-1-84929-154-5
Pages: 60

This third volume in the Commonwealth Blue Economy Series, Capture Fisheries, presents recommendations that could be implemented by SIDS to protect and sustainably develop their capture fisheries within a blue economy model.

The book describes some of the challenges faced in managing capture fisheries, the potential for a blue economy approach to making improvements, some suggestions for strategies and activities that could be undertaken by SIDS to further these aims, and a number of case studies illustrating positive actions that have been taken by SIDS and their outcomes.

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Acronyms and Abbreviations
1 Introduction
1.1 Developing a blue economy
1.2 Capture fisheries: problem analysis
1.3 The special features of small island developing states in relation to capture fisheries

2 Integrating Capture Fisheries into the Blue Economy: Changing Needs and a New Approach
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Benefits of a strong capture fisheries economy in small island developing states
2.3 Building capacity and enabling conditions in small island developing states
2.4 What is new about managing capture fisheries in a blue economy approach?

3 Capture Fisheries Strategies in the Blue Economy
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Strategy 1: an integrated approach to improved resource management
3.3 Strategy 2: a reduced environmental footprint
3.4 Strategy 3: an integrated approach to adding value

4 Capture Fisheries Case Studies
4.1 Case study: Maldives
4.2 Case study: Seychelles
4.3 Case study: Fiji Islands

5 Conclusion and Recommendations
5.1 Conclusions
5.2 Recommendations for fostering the development of capture fisheries as an integrated part of the blue economy