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The British Columbia Salmon Fishery
A discussion on management methods in the British Columbia salmon fishery.
# 141916 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Canadian Studies (Government and Government Policy)


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The paper discusses sustainability issues in terms of the fisheries that were addressed by a Royal Commission in 1980. The paper relates that the Commission concluded that fishing capacity had at least doubled in the previous decade, despite a buyback that had occurred in the 1970s. The paper explains that the Davis Plan was devised to buy back fishing vessels - starting in 1970 and finishing in 1973 - and was funded from vessel license fees and retired vessels sales (Grafton & Nelson, 2005, p. 5). The paper explains that this was the first ever buyback conducted in a Canadian fishery with government officials tackling the program sans models.

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"To date, policymakers have put in place five buybacks of either vessels or salmon licenses over the last thirty years in the British Columbia (BC) salmon fishery (Grafton & Nelson, 2005, p.2). However, the two most recent buybacks in history were also the largest (Grafton & Nelson, 2005, p. 17). Sustainability issues in terms of the fisheries were addressed by a Royal Commission in 1980. The Commission concluded that fishing capacity had at least doubled in the previous decade, despite a buyback that had occurred in the 1970s. The Davis Plan was devised to buy back fishing vessels -..."

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