Fisheries Management Policy in Malaysia: Issues on Responsible Fishing
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The legal and institutional policies on the management of the marine fisheries industry in Malaysia are presented in the paper. Specifically, management issues and problems that affect the industry, such as, overfishing, pollution, habitat destruction, destructive fishing methods, marine parks, environmental awareness, research data, research and monitoring, and biodiversity were also presented. Moreover, the roles of each government agency in the management of the industry were also presented. In addition, the management measure for fisheries activity and specific policies and guidelines for fisheries were discussed thoroughly.
Yassin, A. H. B. (1997). Fisheries management policy in Malaysia: Issues on responsible fishing. In Proceeding of the Regional Workshop on Responsible Fishing, Bangkok, Thailand, 24-27 June 1997 (pp. 100-112). Samut Prakarn, Thailand: Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
fisheries; fishery management; fishery resources; Fishery policy; marine fisheries; sustainable fishing; sustainability; overfishing; Water pollution; marine pollution; Water; Gear selectivity; fishing gear; fishing; marine parks; protected areas; Protected resources; Environmental assessment; Environmental conditions; environmental effects; environmental impact; Environmental monitoring; Malaysia