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Fisheries in coastal lagoons
Pauly, D.; Yáñez-Arancibia, A. (1994). Fisheries in coastal lagoons, in: Kjerfve, B. (Ed.) Coastal lagoon processes. Elsevier Oceanography Series, 60: pp. 377-399.
In: Kjerfve, B. (Ed.) (1994). Coastal lagoon processes. Elsevier Oceanography Series, 60. Elsevier Science: Amsterdam. ISBN 0-444-55556-0. xx, 577 pp., more
In: Elsevier Oceanography Series. Elsevier: Oxford; New york; Amsterdam. ISSN 0422-9894, more

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  • Yáñez-Arancibia, A.

    The 'four factors'-recruitment, growth, natural and fishing mortalities–viewed in classical fish dynamics as needed for predicting future from present stock sizes, are reviewed in the context of lagoon fisheries, whose worldwide catches and management are briefly discussed. Emphasis is given herein to the bordigue, a form of tidal trap used in the western Mediterranean area to harvest fish previously recruited to a lagoon, and/or retain undersized fish for another growth cycle. This form of harvest/management, which requires complex social arrangements, may, short of aquaculture, represent the optimum way of utilizing a lagoon to producefish.

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