Essays about: "Recreational Fisheries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Recreational Fisheries.

  1. 1. Increased body growth rates of northern pike (Esox lucius) in the Baltic Sea : importance of size-selective mortality and warming waters

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Terese Berggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Northern pike; Esox lucius; Back-calculated length; Body growth; Size-selective mortality; Warming waters; Baltic Sea;

    Abstract : The northern pike, Esox lucius Linnaeus (1758), is a highly valuable species in recreational fishing, and plays a vital role as a keystone predator in the structuring of fish communities in temperate lakes and brackish waters. Ma-jor declines of pike in the Baltic Sea have been recorded, particular of larger pikes, which may have cascading effects on abundances of lower ecosys-tem compartments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Presence and Quality of Catch and Release Information and Guidelines on Fishing Tourism Operators' Websites in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jody Raditya Hanindyawan Handoko; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Recreational Fisheries; Catch-and-Release; Fishing Tourism Operators; Website; Sweden;

    Abstract : Abstract: Recreational fishing is one of popular outdoor activities and a growing business in Sweden. However, preceding researches had shown that recreational fisheries may contribute to overfishing as much as commercial fisheries. READ MORE

  3. 3. After the blue rush : assessment of the sustainability of recreational fisheries in Peenemünde, Germany as part of a social-ecological system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : René Lanz; [2017]
    Keywords : ecological values; sustainability science; recreational fisheries; social-ecological systems SES framework; environmental ethics; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the shadow of commercial fishing fleets, recreational fishers are a lesser known but still substantial group exerting pressure on the world’s aquatic ecosystems and its fish stocks. Enthusiastic angler participation, high catch rates, catch selectivity and harmful fishing techniques characteristic of recreational fishers can have detrimental impacts on the aquatic environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-Governance in the Commons - A study of social control in Swedish recreational lobster fisheries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Vera Telemo; [2015]
    Keywords : Commons self-governance lobster; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Most of the natural resources we rely on for our existence on this planet could in one way or another be a subject to overexploitation through tragedy of the commons. Tragedy of the commons occurs when rational individuals all acting in their own self-interest creates a situation that is suboptimal for everyone involved (Hardin, 1968). READ MORE

  5. 5. Social acceptability of marine protected areas : a case study of the Gålö no-fishing zone in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Frans Sjölander; [2015]
    Keywords : social acceptability; no-fishing zone; no-take area; case study; recreational fishing; fishing right owners; Stockholm archipelago;

    Abstract : No-fishing zones (NFZs) are increasingly used for managing declining fish stocks internationally and in Sweden. NFZs are ultimately implemented in order to change human behaviour, and acceptability among stakeholders can affect the possibility of their implementation as well as their ecological success. READ MORE