FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 475
Global study of shrimp fisheries
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Global study of shrimp fisheries.
FAO Document technique sur les pÍches. No. 475. Rome, FAO. 2008. 331p.
This report summarizes the results of a global study on the development and present status
of shrimp fisheries, with a focus on direct and indirect social, economic and environmental
impacts. The study reviews the current situation, problems and issues, as well as the
solutions found and the trade-offs made. Important topics related to shrimp fisheries are
examined in ten countries representative of geographic regions, together with their various
significant shrimp fishing conditions. The ten countries selected are: Australia, Cambodia,
Indonesia, Kuwait, Madagascar, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Trinidad and Tobago and the
United States of America. The results of the country reviews are combined with specialized
studies on important topics related to shrimp fisheries to produce the major findings of the
MethodologyPart 1 – MAJOR ISSUES IN SHRIMP FISHERIES (Download 861 kb - 619 kb)