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Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 1997-144
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

A practical guide to individual transfer quotas for fishery managers and the fishing industry

Dissatisfaction with the results of input control based management has led to an increasing worldwide interest in the use of output controls, such as individual transferable quotas (FTQs). Individual transferable quotas involve setting a total allowable catch (TAC) for a given fish stock and...
ORGANISATION:
Fisheries Economics Research and Management Specialists (FERM)
Industry
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-159
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Retrospective assessment of ITQs to inform research needs and to improve their future design and performance

The use of transferable fishing rights has increased internationally over recent decades with most industrialised countries now using some form of individual transferable catch quota (ITQ) or individual transferable effort (ITE) system for at least some of their fisheries. Australia also has...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1986-052
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Assessing the effectiveness of the Southern Bluefin Tuna management scheme and its effect on those involved in the industry at the time of its introduction

Individual transferable catch quotas (ITQs) were allocated to fishermen in the Australian southern bluefin tuna fishery in 1984. The profitability of the industry increased substantially as a result. This is despite the total Australian catch being halved between 1984 and 1987 due to a decline in...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) ABARES
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 2013-748.20
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Seafood CRC: addressing roadblocks to the adoption of economics in fisheries policy (2013/748.20 Communal)

This project has led to the development of three journal articles examining how the use of economic analyses and stock enhancement can lead to improved economic outcomes in Australian wild-capture commercial fisheries. The Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (Seafood CRC) Future Harvest (FH)...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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