FAO FISHERIES TECHNICAL PAPER 374
Inland fishery enhancements
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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
This document assembles the twenty-eight papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Inland Fishery Enhancements, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 7–11 April 1997.
The Expert Consultation was jointly organized and financially supported by the FAO Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID). It was hosted by the Government of Bangladesh. The editing of the papers and distribution of this document were undertaken by FAO while DFID took on the processing of the papers and the overall layout of the document.
Those interested in the complete overview of the Expert Consultation are invited to obtain the Report of the Expert Consultation on Inland Fishery Enhancements, FAO Fisheries Report No. 559, published in 1997. For orientation and for the convenience of readers, the Background and Conclusions Sections of Report 559 are set out in the Appendix of this document.
For more information on FAO activities to promote inland fisheries enhancements, or to comment on this Technical Paper, write to the Chief, FAO Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.
Thanks are due to the staff of Fisheries Management Support (FMS), Dhaka. In particular Miss Syeda Mahera Nazneen who proof read the original papers, Mrs Sultana Tarafder who prepared the cover page and Mr S.K.M. Hoque and Mr Goutam Chandra Dhar who assisted with the file preparation. Alan Tollervey and Chris Price of FMS coordinated the preparation of the document on the DFID side while James McDaid Kapetsky and Françoise Schatto-Terribile handled the arrangements at the FAO Fisheries Department.
Inland - Warm water
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This document brings together the twenty-eight papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Inland Fishery Enhancements, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 7–11 April 1997. The Expert Consultation was jointly organized by FAO and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom and hosted by the Government of Bangladesh.
The major objective of the Expert Consultation was to promote better understanding of how the various factors involved in implementing inland fisheries enhancement programmes must fit together to achieve success. Accordingly, the papers span a broad range of topics including technical, socio-economic, cultural and administrative aspects. Enhancements are addressed globally in terms of techniques, geographic constraints, problems of information gathering and of monitoring, and genetics. Because of its relative importance as an enhancement technique, stocking received much attention, including strategies, modelling and prediction of results, health management and fitness of stocked fish as well as stocking experiences by types of water bodies. Cage culture was dealt with in terms of its importance, promotion through extension, and limitations. Other papers broadly covered social and economic benefits and their distribution, institutions, and self-and participatory management. Country reviews, dealing very broadly with enhancements, are also included.
This Technical Paper is a companion to the Report of the Expert Consultation on Inland Fishery Enhancements, FAO Fisheries Report No. 559, that deals with the administrative aspects of the meeting and sets out the conclusions and recommendations of the participants.
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Papers presented at the
FAO/DFID Expert Consultation on
Inland Fishery Enhancements
Dhaka, Bangladesh, 7–11 April 1997
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An evaluation of present techniques for the enhancement of fisheries
(by R.L Welcomme and D.M. Bartley)
Geography and constraints on inland fishery enhancements
(by James McDaid Kapetsky)
Review of the administration and of benefits from fishery enhancements in Australia (by T. Petr)
Inland fishery management and enhancement in Cambodia
(by Nao Thuok)
Reservoir stocking in Latin America, an evaluation
(by Rolando Quiros)
An appraisal of stocking strategies in the light of developing country constraints (by Ian G. Cowx)
How predictable is the outcome of stocking?
(by Kai Lorenzen and Caroline J. Garaway)
Review of stock enhancement in the floodplains of Bangladesh
(by A.I. Payne and V. Cowan)
Optimising stocking density of carp fingerlings through modelling of the
carp yield in relation to average water transparency in enhanced
fisheries in semi-enclosed water bodies in western Bangladesh
(by M. Rezaul Hazan and Hans A.J. Middendorp)
Current methods and constraints for monitoring production from inland
capture fisheries and aquaculture
(by K.J. Rana, R. Grainger and Adele Crispoldi-Hotta)
Obtaining basic information for the enhancement of small water body
fisheries: a regional project viewpoint
(by L. Verheust)
Genetical aspects of fisheries enhancement
(by D.O.F. Skibinski)
Practical aspects of selection and fitness of stocked fish
(by David J. Penman and Brendan J. McAndrew)
Health management in stocked fisheries
(by R. Wootten)
Implementation of extension for net-cage aquaculture in Indonesian
reservoirs: pitfalls and prospects
(by Sutandar Zainal and Pepen Effendi)
The development of cage culture and its role in fishery enhancement in China (by Baotong Hu and Yeping Liu)
Cage culture: limitations in lakes and reservoirs
(by Malcolm C.M. Beveridge and J.Alan Stewart)
Fisheries extension in small water body fisheries in Zimbabwe
(by N. Songore)
An assessment of the economic benefits from stocking seasonal
floodplains in Bangladesh
(by Liaquat Ali and Md Zahirul Islam)
Social and economic aspects of reservoirs enhancement in Kerala reservoirs (by D.M. Peters and C. Feustel)
Social, economic and cultural aspects in implementing inland fishery
enhancements in the Philippines
(by Catalino R. Dela Cruz)
Open water stocking in Bangladesh: experiences from the Third
(by I. Ahmad, S.J.R. Bland, C.R. Price and R. Kershaw)
Social and distributional issues in open water fisheries management in
(by Paul M. Thompson and Md Mokammel Hossain)
Enhancement of inland fisheries in Nigeria: the institutional context
provided by traditional and modern systems of fisheries management
(by A.E. Neiland and B.M.B. Ladu)
Establishing fishers groups for self-management of enhanced fisheries in
semi-closed water bodies in western Bangladesh. The experience of the
Oxbow Lakes Small Scale Fishermen Project (OLP-II)
(by Niaz Ahmed Apu and Hans A.J. Middendorp)
Status and prospects of participatory fisheries management programmes
(by U.F. Scholtz, F.J. Njaya, S. Chimatiro, M. Hummel, S. Donda and B.J. Mkoko)
Participatory management of reservoir fisheries in north-eastern Brazil
(by Frances Ivo Barbosa and Wolf D. Hartmann)
Inland fisheries enhancement implementation criteria: are common
measures attainable? A Consultation restrospective
(by P.A. Siri and A.F. Born)
Background and conclusions of the Expert Consultation on Inland Fishery Enhancements