FISHERY MANAGEMENT IN LARGE RIVERS
|FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No. 194||FIRI/T194|
FISHERY MANAGEMENT IN LARGE RIVERS
Fishery Resources and Environment Division
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, April 1979
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An Expert Consultation on Fishery Management in Large Rivers was held in Rome from 13 to 17 November 1978. The consultation was organized by the Fishery Resources and Environment Division of the FAO Department of Fisheries and brought together experts in a number of disciplines from several of the world's major river basins.
This document is in three parts: (i) The report of the discussions; (ii) Case histories and (iii) Background documents. The documents supplied by the participants served as the basis for discussions and contain much supplementary information as well as all essential references. Further information on the meeting can be obtained from the Technical Secretary: Dr. R.L. Welcome, Senior Fishery Resources Officer, Fishery Resources and Environment Division, FAO, Rome.
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|Welcome, R.L. (Comp.)(1979) FAO Fish. Tech. Pap., (194):60 p. Fishery management in large rivers|
Rivers. River fisheries. Water resources. River basins. Resource development. Resource management. Statistics. Stock assessment. Africa, Kainji L., Mekong R.
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|I.||REPORT OF THE MEETING|
|1.1||Opening of the session|
|1.2||Adoption of the agenda|
|2.||SUMMARY OF DISCUSSIONS|
|2.1||Productivity and production in riverine environments|
|2.2||Assessment of fish stocks|
|2.3||Fishing and management|
|2.5||Conclusions and recommendations|
|2.||THE KAINJI EXPERIENCE|
|3.||THE LOWER MEKONG DEVELOPMENT PROJECT AS A MODEL OF WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT|
|1.||THE LIMITS OF LIMNOLOGICAL THEORY AND APPROACHES AS APPLIED TO RIVER-FLOODPLAIN SYSTEMS AND THEIR FISH PRODUCTION (P. B. Bayley)|
|2.||ASSESSMENT OF FISH STOCK AND PREDICTION OF CATCH IN LARGE RIVERS (J. Holčik)|
|3.||STATISTICS - SURVEY DESIGN (G. Bazigos)|
|4.||ON FISHING AND FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN LARGE TROPICAL AFRICAN RIVERS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO NIGERIA (J.B.E. Awachie)|
|5.||FISHERY PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH MULTIPLE USES OF LARGE RIVERS (V.R. Pantulu)|
|6.||AN ALTERNATIVE SCENARIO FOR RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICAN WOODLAND SAVANNAS (T. Scudder)|