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Report 37 (September 2010)

Report of Working Group 19 on Ecosystem-based Management Science and its Application to the North Pacific

   
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  TABLE OF CONTENTS: [pdf, 0.1 Mb]
     
  Preface [pdf, 0.1 Mb]
Acknowledgment
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Executive Summary
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  1. Introduction  
    1.1 Reference  
       
  2. Developing an Ecosystem-based Approach for Ocean Management in the PICES Region
David Fluharty, Chris Harvey, Glen Jamieson, Xianshi Jin, Patricia Livingston, Mitsutaku Makino,
Vladimir Radchenko and Chang-Ik Zhang
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    2.1 Introduction 3
      2.1.1 Ecosystem-based Management/Ecosystem Approach to Management Typology 6
      2.1.2 Country Profiles 6
      2.1.3 References 7
         
    2.2 Canada 8
      2.2.1 Objectives/Purposes, Goals and Legislative Mandates for Ecosystem-based Management 8
      2.2.2 Current Implementation 8
      2.2.3 Future Implementation 11
      2.2.4 Canadian Template of Ocean Management Activities 13
      2.2.5 References 33
         
    2.3 Japan 35
      2.3.1 Ocean Management Activities Relative to Ecosystem-based Management 35
         
    2.4 People’s Republic of China 40
      2.4.1 Agencies Involved in Ocean Management 40
      2.4.2 Fisheries Management Measures for Ecosystem-based Management 41
         
    2.5 Republic of Korea 42
      2.5.1 Ocean Management Activities Relative to Ecosystem-based Management 42
      2.5.2 References 45
         
    2.6 Russia 46
      2.6.1 Ecosystem-based Principles in Contemporary Fisheries Management in the Russian
Far East
46
      2.6.2 Ecosystem Approaches to Management 46
      2.6.3 Ecosystem Studies 48
      2.6.4 Science for Ecosystem Approach to Management 48
      2.6.5 Fisheries Regulation 50
      2.6.6 References 51
         
    2.7 United States of America 53
      2.7.1 Definition of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management 53
      2.7.2 Overview of Fisheries Management Implementation at the Federal Level 53
      2.7.3 Case Study 1: Eastern Bering Sea 55
      2.7.4 Case Study 2: U.S. Pacific Coast Groundfish 63
      2.7.5 References 75
         
    2.8 Progress Toward Ecosystem Approaches to Management – Fisheries 78
         
    2.9 Relevant National Marine Ecosystem Monitoring Approaches 82
      2.9.1 References 82
           
  3. Ecosystem Indicators R. Ian Perry, Patricia Livingston and Elizabeth A. Fulton (pdf, 0.1 Mb) 83
    3.1 Introduction 83
      3.1.1 Classes of Indicators 83
      3.1.2 Characteristics of Good Indicators 84
      3.1.3 Potential Indicators 84
      3.1.4 Communicating Indicators 88
      3.1.5 Recommendations 89
      3.1.6 References 89
           
  4. National Approaches Used to Describe and Delineate Marine Ecosystems and Subregions in
the North Pacific
Chris Harvey, Glen Jamieson, Patricia Livingston, Chang-Ik Zhang, Elena Dulepova,
David Fluharty, Xianshi Jin, Tatsu Kishida, Jae Bong Lee, Mitsutaku Makino, R. Ian Perry,
Vladimir Radchenko, Qisheng Tang, Inja Yeon and Elizabeth Fulton
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    4.1 Introduction 91
         
    4.2 National Summaries 93
      4.2.1 People’s Republic of China 93
      4.2.2 Republic of Korea 95
      4.2.3 Japan 97
      4.2.4 Russia 101
      4.2.5 United States of America – Alaskan Waters 103
      4.2.6 Canada 106
      4.2.7 United States of America – Pacific Coast 108
      4.2.8 Discussion 110
      4.2.9 Conclusions 113
      4.2.10 References 113
           
  5. Summary (pdf, 0.1 Mb) 117
    5.1 Recommendations for Looking beyond WG 19 118
      5.1.1 Advice on the Structure and Content of Future North Pacific Ecosystem Status Reports 119
         
    5.2 Ecosystem-based Management in International Waters 119
         
    5.3 Bibliography 119
       
  Apendices (pdf, 0.2 Mb)  
  Apendix 1 Membership of Working Group on Ecosystem-based Management and its Application to
the North Pacific (WG 19)

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  Apendix 2 Template for Ecosystem-based Fishery Management Country Profiles of Ocean
Management Activities
123
       
  Apendix 3 Terminology 127
       
  Apendix 4 Department of Fisheries and Oceans Ecosystem Overview and Assessment (EOA)
Report Format
129
       
  Apendix 5 WG 19 Annual Reports 133
       
  Apendix 6 PICES Press Article 163
 
 
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