Title

Concerns about the future of Chinese fisheries based on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing on the Hanjiang river

Date of Publication

1-1-2017 12:00 AM

Publication Date

November 9, 2017

Security Theme

IUU Fishing

Keywords

srhreports, iuufishing, country-china, Hanjiang River, IUU fishing, electric fishing, explosive fishing, fishing with toxic chemicals, fisheries laws and regulations, sanctions

Description

Some of the most damaging and frequently used IUU fishing methods on the Hanjiang River include electric fishing, explosive fishing and fishing with toxic chemicals, leading to substantial losses of aquatic biological resources. The aim of the present study is to clarify the serious problem of IUU fishing, especially electric fishing, in the Hanjiang River and to explore effective solutions. Coordination and supervision of rational and sustainable fishing practices is required through appropriate legal controls.

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Concerns about the future of Chinese fisheries based on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing on the Hanjiang river

Some of the most damaging and frequently used IUU fishing methods on the Hanjiang River include electric fishing, explosive fishing and fishing with toxic chemicals, leading to substantial losses of aquatic biological resources. The aim of the present study is to clarify the serious problem of IUU fishing, especially electric fishing, in the Hanjiang River and to explore effective solutions. Coordination and supervision of rational and sustainable fishing practices is required through appropriate legal controls.