Planning the Future of Billfishes, Part 1


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Proceedings of the Second International Billfish Symposium, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, August 1-5, 1988.

Part 1 is an overview of trends in the world’s fisheries for billfish (marlins, swordfish, sailfish and spearfishes); the status of the stocks in the Atlantic and Pacific; scientific and economic data needs; and recommended management strategies, featuring a debate on varying approaches to managing highly migratory species. Edited by Richard Stroud, published 1989/90.