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This document highlights the special characteristics of inland water fisheries and the challenges involved in making sure that fish resources and fish supplies are protected. It describes general environmental management objectives and specific fishery practices. It states that generally management decisions regarding the environment are taken outside the fishery sector. It also provides advice on how inland fisheries can be managed in such a way to benefit people and the environment. The document then gives some suggestions on management options that allow sharing of responsibilities.
The environment of inland fisheries
Improving inland fisheries production
Elements of good management