New Research: Economic Viability and Small-Scale Fisheries — A Review

UBC Fisheries Economic Research Unit Doctoral student Anna Schuhbauer and OceanCanada Research Director Rashid Sumaila have published a paper in Ecological Economics. The authors report that globally, over 90% of all fishing vessels and about 22 million fishers are considered small-scale. Yet, small-scale fisheries are often understudied, economically and politically marginalized, and therefore vulnerable to large-scale threats.

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