Inland Fisheries

Publications

Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2012
Catches from African inland capture fisheries are rising at about 3.7 percent per year. The combined reported catches in 2007 were 2 463 975 tonnes. Catch reports from the 20 highest producing countries (representing more than 94 percent of the [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2012
Recreational fishing is defined as fishing of aquatic animals (mainly fish) that do not constitute the individual's primary resource to meet basic nutritional needs and are not generally sold or otherwise traded on export, domestic or black markets. Recreational fishing [...]
Type: Publications
Africa
Year: 2012
Transboundary approaches to river basin management – the Okavango case study Opportunities for expanding the benefits from cooperative transboundary water governance in the Nile Basin: benefits beyond physical water quantities Integrated water resources management for sustainable use: the case of the Volta [...]
Type: Publications
Central and western Asia
Year: 2011
The present document is an update and presentation of the natural, economic and social resources for sustainable development and management of the fishery and aquaculture sector in Armenia. It aims to call attention to, and provide evidence of, the fact [...]
Type: Publications
Europe, Russian Federation, Central and western Asia, Global
Year: 2011
Sturgeon hatcheries play an important role in the rehabilitation of the sturgeon stocks in the Caspian Sea and elsewhere. Since the demise of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1991, a large part of the experience, expertise and specifi [...]
Type: Publications
South and central America
Year: 2011
Consumption of fish in the Brazilian Amazon. This study reviews 39 publications related to the consumption of fish in the Brazilian Amazon. According to the results of the study, 575 thousand tonnes of fish each year in the Amazon basin, [...]
Type: Publications
Central and western Asia
Year: 2011
Culture-based fisheries have been successfully developed across the world in order to increase productivity of capture fisheries. Unfortunately, political upheaval, the disruption of historic fish supply chains and limited state budgets combined halted many of the stocking and culture-based fisheries [...]
Type: Publications
Europe
Year: 2011
Indications are that the eel stock remains at an historical minimum, continues to decline and is outside safe biological limits. Recruitment of both glass eel and young yellow eel continues to decline and shows no sign of recovery. Current levels [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2011
The fishery statistics reported to FAO by countries and maintained in the FishStat database are analysed for trends in quantity and composition of catches from 1950 to 2009. Catches have been increasing at a steady rate throughout the period. Fish [...]
Type: Publications
Global
Year: 2011
The Guidelines for the Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery Products from Inland Capture Fisheries are of a voluntary nature. They are applicable to ecolabelling schemes that are designed to certify and promote labels for products from well-managed inland capture fisheries [...]