Articles by Keyword: Fisheries Management

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  1. An overview of the living marine resources of Namibia

    An overview of the living marine resources of Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper gives an overview of the main living marine resources of Namibia. It focuses on the scientific research conducted during the past decade as input to the management of these resources. The distribution and habitats of the most important...
  2. Recommendations for the management of subsistence fisheries in South Africa

    Recommendations for the management of subsistence fisheries in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    This paper summarizes recommendations for the management of previously marginalized and neglected subsistence fisheries in South Africa. The recommendations stem from the activities and analyses of a task group appointed by Government and mandated to provide advice about management of...
  3. Defining fishers in the South African context: subsistence, artisanal and small-scale commercial sectors

    Defining fishers in the South African context: subsistence, artisanal and small-scale commercial sectors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Evolution of a new policy for the management of marine fisheries in South Africa led to the Marine Living Resources Act of 1998 (MLRA). Among other innovations, this requires that management strategies be developed for subsistence fisheries. As a prerequisite,...
  4. Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Following the legal recognition of subsistence fishers in 1998 through the promulgation of the Marine Living Resources Act, a Subsistence Fisheries Task Group (SFTG) was appointed by national government to provide recommendations on the management of subsistence fishing in South...
  5. The process of developing a management system for subsistence fisheries in South Africa: recognizing and formalizing a marginalized fishing sector in South Africa

    The process of developing a management system for subsistence fisheries in South Africa: recognizing and formalizing a marginalized fishing sector in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Subsistence fishers were first recognized as a formal fishing sector in South Africa when new fishing legislation, aimed at redressing past inequalities, was enacted in 1998. Little information was available about these fishers, their activities, and the resources upon which...
  6. Assessment of resource availability and suitability for subsistence fishers in South Africa, with a review of resource management procedures

    Assessment of resource availability and suitability for subsistence fishers in South Africa, with a review of resource management procedures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    The availability of resources and their suitability for subsistence and small-scale commercial fishers in South Africa were assessed and appropriate options for the management of resources recommended. Assessment of current resource utilization and recommendations for future subsistence and/or small-scale commercial...
  7. ASPECTS OF THE FISHERIES OF LAKE LIAMBEZI, CAPRIVI

    ASPECTS OF THE FISHERIES OF LAKE LIAMBEZI, CAPRIVI

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    Lake Liambezi, situated in the Linyanti Swamp, Caprivi, is inhabited by 43 fish species. Population estimates with seine nets, rotenone and explosives gave values of 74 to 157 kg ha−1. The composition of seine net catches differed markedly from gill...
  8. GENETIC VARIATION IN TWO POPULATIONS OF THE ORANGE ROUGHY <em>(HOPLOSTETHUS ATLANTIC US)</em> FROM NAMIBIA

    GENETIC VARIATION IN TWO POPULATIONS OF THE ORANGE ROUGHY <em>(HOPLOSTETHUS ATLANTIC US)</em> FROM NAMIBIA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    The orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) is a relatively new commercially exploited fish species, but it is currently ranked third amongst the world's top five seafood products. Gene products of 22 protein coding loci in two populations off the coast of...
  9. Mortality estimates and biological reference points for the Natal stumpnose <em>Rhabdosargus sarba</em> (Pisces: Sparidae) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Mortality estimates and biological reference points for the Natal stumpnose <em>Rhabdosargus sarba</em> (Pisces: Sparidae) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A per-recruit stock assessment was undertaken for the sparid Rhabdosargus sarba, which is caught in estuarine and marine shore fisheries in KwaZulu-Natal. Input parameters used in the analyses included age and growth parameters and mortality estimates from catch curves. The...
  10. Comparative behavioural assessment of an established and a new tigerfish <em>Hydrocynus vittatus</em> population in two man-made lakes in the Limpopo River catchment, southern Africa

    Comparative behavioural assessment of an established and a new tigerfish <em>Hydrocynus vittatus</em> population in two man-made lakes in the Limpopo River catchment, southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    With the continued establishment of man-made lakes within the natural distribution range of tigerfish in southern Africa, many artificial tigerfish populations now exist in the region. Very little of the behavioural ecology of these artificial but ecologically important populations is...