Rev Fish Biol Fisheries (2012) 22:29–33 DOI 10.1007/s11160-011-9220-z REVIEW S International workshop on opportunities for ecosystem approaches to ﬁsheries management in the Paciﬁc Ocean tuna ﬁsheries • • • • • Valerie Allain Simon Nicol Jeffrey Polovina Marta Coll Robert Olson • • • • Shane Grifﬁths Jeffrey Dambacher Jock Young Jesus Jurado Molina Simon Hoyle Tim Lawson Received: 27 April 2011 / Accepted: 30 April 2011 / Published online: 29 May 2011 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011 Background function (Garcia and Cochrane 2005). Implementing an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management Modern ﬁsheries management encompasses ecosys- (EAFM) requires performance measures against cri- tem-wide perspectives, and sustainability is measured teria that can be used to assess overall ecosystem both in terms of the target stocks but also in terms of status, the impacts of human activities, and environ- the direct and indirect impact that ﬁshing practices mental variation. In single-species management these may have upon populations of non-target, associated decision criteria are quantitative measures primarily and dependent species and ecosystem structure and based on stock assessment model outcomes which can guide management. Analogous decision criteria for non-target and ecosystem-level attributes are in a V. Allain (&) S. Nicol
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