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Marine protected areas are probably the most prevailing instruments available to reduce the over-exploitation of marine resources. However, economic incentives and a lack of acceptance of regulations of fishers can lead to illegal fishing activities, causing further over-exploitation with negative...

Author(s)
Zimmerhackel, J. S.; Pannell, D. J.; Meekan, M.; Kragt, M. E.; Rogers, A.
Publisher
University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Australia
Citation
Working Paper, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, 2016, No.1610, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

This study investigated the fine-scale movement patterns of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) to assess the effects of the cage-diving industry at the Neptune Islands, South Australia. The behaviour and swimming patterns of white sharks during berleying and non-berleying periods were compared,...

Author(s)
Huveneers, C.; Rogers, P. J.; Beckmann, C.; Semmens, J.; Bruce, B.; Seuront, L.
Publisher
South Australian Research and Development Institute, Adelaide, Australia
Citation
SARDI Research Report Series - South Australian Research and Development Institute, 2012, No.657, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

Mercury monitoring results from approximately 300 Morone saxatilis (striped bass) muscle tissue samples collected by the State of Utah from Lake Powell resulted in a Utah/Arizona fish consumption advisory issued in 2012 for approximately the lower 100 kilometers of the reservoir. Chemical,...

Author(s)
Naftz, D. L.; Marvin-DiPasquale, M.; Krabbenhoft, D. P.; Aiken, G.; Boyd, E. S.; Conaway, C. H.; Ogorek, J. M.; Anderson, G. M.
Publisher
US Department of the Interior, US Geological Survey, Reston, USA
Citation
Open-File Report - US Geological Survey, 2019, No.2018-1159, pp xi + 81 pp.
Abstract

During the last decades, the number of reports on invasions and blooms of jellyfish has increased, both in scientific literature as in the general media. There is however no clarity about a global rise of gelatinous zooplankton due to the lack of extended time series, and due to the fact that...

Author(s)
Vandendriessche, S.; Vansteenbrugge, L.; Hostens, K.; Maelfait, H.
Publisher
Instituut voor Landbouw-en Visserijonderzoek, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Mededeling ILVO, 2013, No.142, pp 21 pp.
Abstract

Degradation of coral reefs may affect the number of tourists visiting the reef and, consequently, the economic sectors that rely on healthy reefs for their income generation. A Contingent Behaviour approach is used to estimate the effect of reef degradation on demand for recreational dive and...

Author(s)
Kragt, M. E.; Roebeling, P. C.; Ruijs, A.
Publisher
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano, Italy
Citation
Nota di Lavoro - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), 2006, No.45.2006, pp 21 pp.
Abstract

Off Kaikoura, South Island, New Zealand, sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) are the focus of a whale watching industry which uses boats and aircraft to view the animals year-round. This study employed boat-based and shore-based observations to determine the impacts of current whale watching...

Author(s)
Richter, C. F.; Dawson, S. M.; Slooten, E.
Publisher
Department of Conservation, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Science for Conservation, 2003, No.219, pp 78 pp.
Abstract

Coastal coral reefs, especially in the Florida Keys, are declining at a disturbing rate. Marine ecologists and reef scientists have emphasized the importance of establishing nonmarket values of coral reefs to assess the cost effectiveness of coral reef management and remediation programmes. The...

Author(s)
Park, T. A.; Bowker, J. M.; Leeworthy, V. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
Citation
Faculty Series - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, 2000, No.00-09, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

The establishment of a marine pest in Northern Territory (NT) waters has the potential to seriously impact on the biological diversity and productivity of local aquatic resources. This may pose risks to the social amenity and cultural values of the environment, particularly the indigenous...

Author(s)
Cribb, H. N.; Dowden-Parker, T. J.; Beatty, A.
Publisher
Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Fishery Report - Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries & Mines, Northern Territory Government, 2009, No.100, pp 48 pp.

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