Department of Fisheries Western Australia
The objective of this paper is to propose a process that will allow the decision makers to objectively assess the appropriateness, benefits and costs of any stock enhancement proposal under Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) principles. To this end, this paper sets out a conceptual framework for assessment of stock enhancement projects, putting stock enhancement within the wider framework of fisheries and ecosystem management strategies, and their assessment, in Western Australia.
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Western Australia, Fishery management, Stocking density, Policies, Recreational fishing, Stock enhancement, Introduced species, Environmental impact, Genetics, Fishery policy, Carrying capacity, Fish culture, Aquaculture regulations, Risk management, Community participation, Resource management
Department of Fisheries. (2004), Fish stock and fishery enhancement in Western Australia. A discussion paper.. Department of Fisheries Western Australia, Perth. Report No. 175.
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