The history of industrial marine fisheries in Southeast Asia

RAP PUBLICATION 2006/12

The history of industrial marine fisheries in Southeast Asia



Gary R. Morgan
and
Derek J. Staples

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2006

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Executive summary

I. Introduction

II. Pearling

III. Trawling

IV. Push netting

V. Purse seining

VI. Shrimp trawling

VII. Tuna longlining, poling and purse seining

VIII. Driftnetting

IX. Trolling

X. Other industrial fishing operations, including failed types of industrial fishing

XI. Conclusions

XII. References