Report of the Study Group on “Ecosystem-Based Management Science and its application to the North Pacific”

Jamieson, Glen and Zhang, Chang-Ik (eds.) (2005) Report of the Study Group on “Ecosystem-Based Management Science and its application to the North Pacific”. Sidney, British Columbia, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), (PICES Scientific Report, 29)

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL EBM HISTORY References CANADA Overview Activities to date Integrated Management implementation in Canada Objectives, indicators and reference points Assessment approaches Research directions for the future Management directions for the future References JAPAN Overview Conservation and sustainable use of marine living resources Harvest control by TAC system Stock Recovery Plan and effort regulation system Stock enhancement by hatchery-produced juvenile release Conservation and sustainable develop-ment on coastal waters The implementation of ecosystem-based management PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Overview Current actions Output control Input control Summer fishing ban Enhance ecosystem health REPUBLIC OF KOREA Initiatives and actions of ecosystem-based management in Korea Current ecosystem-based management initiatives in Korea Precautionary TAC-based fishery management Closed fishing season/areas Fish size- and sex-controls Fishing gear design restrictions Marine protected areas (MPA) RUSSIA Existing and anticipated ecosystem-based management initiatives Issues related to the implementation of ecosystem-based management UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Definitions and approaches to ecosystem-based fishery management in the United States Present U.S. legislative mandates relating to ecosystem-based fishery management Target species Bycatch species Threatened or endangered species Habitats Food webs Ecosystems Integration of legislative mandates into an ecosystem approach Scientific issues in implementing ecosystem-based approaches References DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS APPENDICES Appendix 10.1 Study group membership and participants Appendix 10.2 Terminology definitions Appendix 10.3 Present state of implementing ecosystem-based fishery management in Alaska: Alaska groundfish fisheries Appendix 10.4 Present state of implementing ecosystem-based fishery management off the West Coast of the United States: Pacific Coast groundfish fisheries Appendix 10.5 Descriptions of multi-species and ecosystem models developed or under development in the U.S. North Pacific region that might be used to predict effects of fishing on ecosystems Appendix 10.6 A potential standard reporting format (developed by Australia, and currently being used by the U.S.A in their contribution to this report) (83 page document)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Report of the Study Group on “Ecosystem-Based Management Science and its application to the North Pacific”
Jamieson, Glen
Zhang, Chang-Ik
Series Name: PICES Scientific Report
Number: 29
Date: 2005
Publisher: North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)
Place of Publication: Sidney, British Columbia
Issuing Agency: North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)
Additional Information: ISSN: 1198-273X
Uncontrolled Keywords: North Pacific Ocean
Subjects: Oceanography
Item ID: 1254
Depositing User: Mr Keyseok Choe
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2008 01:22
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 20:56
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