FAO European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission
EIFAC Code of Practice for Recreational Fisheries
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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
The following persons deserve special credits for their feedback on the various stages of a draft CoP: T. Aarts (the Netherlands), Z. Adamek (Czech Republic), A. Almodovár (Spain), A. Alriksson (Sweden), D. Beard (United States of America), F. Bloot (the Netherlands), A. Bonzon (General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean), B. Breton (France), B. Broughton (United Kingdom), J. Caffrey (Ireland), S. Cooke and his students (Canada), K. Daedlow (Germany), C. DeYoung (FAO), D. Dunkley (Scotland), A. Gordoa (Spain), R. Grainger (FAO), E. Graupera (Spain), J. Harrison (Australia), P. Hickley (United Kingdom), C. Horton (United States of America), A. Jagsch (Austria), B. Johnson (United States of America), J. Kappel (the Netherlands, Belgium), R. Kramer (United States of America), N. Leonard (United States of America), T. Meinelt (Germany), G. Nicola (Spain), J-F Pulvenis de Séligny (FAO), G. Rasmussen (Denmark), E. Roth (Denmark), R. Safner (Croatia), A. Schwab (Switzerland), E. Staub (Switzerland), F. Szalay (Hungary), W. Taylor (United States of America), A.-L. Toivonen (Finland), L. Váradi (Hungary), K. Vlietinick (Belgium), S. Vonk (the Netherlands), H. Watanabe (FAO Rome) and R. Welcomme (United Kingdom).
In finalizing this document, due consideration was given to additional comments and suggestions received and to related expert views voiced at major international meetings, in publications or personally to R. Arlinghaus. Particular credit goes to A. Rothuis of the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality and to F. Bloot of the Dutch Recreational Fishing Association for their financial and logistic support in hosting the workshop, as well as to the Irish Fisheries Board - particularly J. Caffrey - for partial funding of this project. Funding was also provided through the Adaptfish-project funded by the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz-Community (Germany) through a grant to R. Arlinghaus.
Note to the readership of the EIFAC Occasional Paper:
|FAO European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission.
EIFAC Code of Practice for Recreational Fisheries.
EIFAC Occasional Paper. No. 42. Rome, FAO. 2008. 45p.
Preparation of this document
ARTICLE 1 - Nature and scope
ARTICLE 2 - Objectives
ARTICLE 3 - Implementation and updating
ARTICLE 4 - General principles
ARTICLE 5 Environmental stewardship and ethics
ARTICLE 6 Policy and institutional frameworks
ARTICLE 7 Compliance and enforcement
ARTICLE 8 Recreational fishing practices
ARTICLE 9 Fish welfare
ARTICLE 10 Stakeholder interactions
ARTICLE 11 Management
ARTICLE 12 Research
ARTICLE 13 Awareness, education and training
ANNEX: Code d’usages de la CECPI pour les pęches de loisir (traduction non officielle/non official translation)
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