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Pesca continental

La pesca continental es “cualquier actividad realizada para extraer pescado y otros organismos acuáticos de aguas continentales”. La pesca de captura en aguas continentales constituye desde hace mucho tiempo una importante fuente de alimentos para la humanidad. Es una actividad fundamental para un subconjunto de países del mundo, a los que aporta una contribución considerable en materia de nutrición, seguridad alimentaria y micronutrientes. La pesca continental está sometida a una presión y unos peligros crecientes que se derivan de los grandes cambios experimentados por el entorno acuático como consecuencia de la actividad humana, por ejemplo, la construcción de embalses, la navegación, la recuperación de humedales para la agricultura, la urbanización, la extracción y transferencia de agua, y la eliminación de residuos....[más]

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The FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Circular C942 Revision 3 (C942 Rev. 3) updates and expands the scope of previous revisions of the circular. C942 Rev. 3 is an important baseline document, intended to assist in the global understanding of inland [...]
The fisheries and aquaculture sector supports the livelihoods of between 10 percent and 12 percent of the world’s population, and in the last five decades its production has significantly outpaced population growth. This Technical Paper is intended to update the Cochrane [...]

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This document has been developed in recognition of the increasingly diverse demands for water from irrigation systems and the need to introduce more holistic land uses into conventional irrigation management. Despite historical precedents the potential for the integration of fish [...]
The FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Circular C942 Revision 3 (C942 Rev. 3) updates and expands the scope of previous revisions of the circular. C942 Rev. 3 is an important baseline document, intended to assist in the global understanding of inland [...]
The booklet includes the executive summary of a technical paper on current scientific knowledge available on climate change implications for fisheries and aquaculture, as well as adaptation and mitigation responses. The booklet will summarize the main information contained in part [...]
The fisheries and aquaculture sector supports the livelihoods of between 10 percent and 12 percent of the world’s population, and in the last five decades its production has significantly outpaced population growth. This Technical Paper is intended to update the Cochrane [...]
The Pacific Island region consists of fourteen independent countries and eight territories located in the western and central Pacific Ocean. This report is largely focussed on marine  fishery  resources,  however it also  covers  inalnd/freshwater fisheries resources in the country overviews. [...]
An FAO infographic summarizing global inland recreational fisheries