An error occurred during type setting of Table 9 in the article ‘‘An overview of recent global experience with
recovery plans for depleted marine resources and suggested guidelines for recovery planning’’ by J. F.
Caddy and D. J. Agnew. RFBF 14:43–112. Table 9, page 71, should have appeared as below. We sincerely
apologize to the authors for this error.
Table 9. A scoring of six recovery plan themes and checklist of questions to consider when preparing a recovery plan
Recovery plan theme
AB C D EF
Environmental changes important for rebuilding/declines? Y Y Y Y
Was an eﬀort made to protect/improve critical habitats? Y
Did changes in assessment methodologies during plan lead to
parameter changes/cause problems in interpreting stock condition?
Was SSB proposed as the control indicator?
Was recruitment irregular before or during the plan? Y Y Y
Were there major (potential) sources of bias in the assessments? Y Y
Was a recovered age structure considered in the plan? Y Y
Were gear restrictions/size limits changed before/in the plan? Y Y
Were multispecies (M) technical interactions (T) considered? Y N? N? ? Y
Were bycatch considerations taken into account? Y ? ? ? Y Y
Was a robust stock rebuilding rule followed? N Y
Were there overriding legislation specifying criteria for initiating a
non-discretionary recovery plan?
Were spatial closures speciﬁed? Y
Were problems with implementation error considered? ? Y
Were hatcheries used to augment recruitment? Y
Were there conﬂicts between stakeholder groups? Y
Were ﬁshers consulted? Did they accept the plan? (Sp = sports
Was plan duration speciﬁed?
Was an attempt made to reduce capacity before/during plan?
Is eﬀort likely to be diverted to other ﬁsheries during the plan? Y Y Y Y Y
Was a ﬁshing mortality (vector) speciﬁed?
Was there a formal end point to the rebuilding plan? Y
Was there litigation before or during (D) the plan/ Was there an
external review (E)?
Was the management regime changed after recovery? Y Y
Did problems increase during the implementation of the plan? Y Y
Was the management infrastructure suitable for timely action? Y Y
Has the rebuilding eﬀort been successful (P = partly)? Y Y Y P N N
Themes in recovery case studies: A = Paciﬁc halibut; B = Spanish mackerel; C = Striped bass; D = Summer ﬂounder; E = Paciﬁc
Ocean perch; F = Canadian cod in NAFO 4X5Y.
Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries (2005) 15: 165 Ó Springer 2005