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Dissemination of Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) Installation on Shrimp Trawl Net in Indonesia

Since ancient times, fishing has been a major source of food and a provider of employment and economic benefits to those engaged in this activity. For a long time the wealth of aquatic resources was assumed to be an unlimited gift of nature. However, with increased knowledge and the dynamic development in the last decades we must recognise that aquatic resources, although renewable, are finite and need to be managed in a responsible way. In the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, FAO sets out principles and international standards of behaviour for responsible practices with a view to ensuring the effective conservation, management and development of living aquatic resources, with due respect for the ecosystem and biodiversity

Reduction of Environmental Impact from Tropical Shrimp Trawling Through the Introduction of By-Catch Reduction Technologies and Change of Management

01 Mar 2010

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Dissemination of Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) Installation on Shrimp Trawl Net in Indonesia.pdf

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