Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission

Bycatch, low value & trash fish

Transition from low-value fish to compound feeds in marine cage farming in Asia. Hasan, M.R. (2012) FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 573. Rome, FAO. 2012. 198 pp. This technical paper presents the findings of the FAO Regional Technical Cooperation Project TCP/RAS/3203 (D) 'Reducing the dependence on the utilization of trash fish/low-value fish as feed for aquaculture of marine finfish in the...
The FAO International Guidelines on Bycatch Management and Reduction of Discards were developed through a participatory process involving fisheries experts, fishery managers from governments, the fishing industry, academia and non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations. The guidelines are designed to provide guidance on management factors ranging from an appropriate regulatory framework to the components of a good data collection programme, and include...
  Gillett, R. Bycatch in small-scale tuna fisheries: a global study. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 560. Rome, FAO. 2011. 116p. The aim of the study was to quantify catches of tuna and bycatch in small-scale pelagic fisheries. Additional goals were to identify on a global scale information gaps, major issues and management concerns associated with these fisheries and their bycatch. The...
Collected Papers of the APFIC Regional workshop on "LOW VALUE AND TRASH FISH IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION", Hanoi, Viet Nam, 7- 9 June 2005 This document contains the background papers presented at the APFIC Regional Workshop on "Low value and 'trash fish' in the Asia-Pacific Region" convened in Hanoi, Viet Nam 7-9 June 2005. The term "trash fish" is...
Asian fisheries today: The production and use of low value/trash fish from marine fisheries in the Asia-Pacific region   Simon Funge-Smith, Erik Lindebo and Derek Staples, (2005) RAP Publication 2005/16  Throughout the Asia-Pacific region, captured and cultured marine fisheries continue to play an important role in the economies of many countries, especially in support of food security and poverty alleviation. Marine fisheries resources...
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