Reducing Capacity in U.S. Managed Fisheries: An analysis of overcapacity and the cost of a vessel buyback program determined that substantial overcapacity existed in the New England and West Coast groundfish fisheries, the Atlantic swordfish and the large coastal shark fisheries, and the Gulf of Mexico shrimp fishery.

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James E. Kirkley, John M. Ward, James Nance, Frank Patella, Karyl Brewster-Geisz, Chris Rogers, Eric Thunberg, John Walden, Will Daspit, Brad Stenberg, Steve Freese, Jim Hastie, Stephen Holiman, and, Mike Travis
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Cover date: 
2006
No. of pages: 
45

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