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    • Balancing between livelihood and biodiversity conservation: a model study on gear selectivity for harvesting small indigenous fishes in southern Bangladesh 

      Islam, M.M.; Islam, N.; Mostafiz, M.; Sunny, A.R.; Keus, H.J.; Karim, M.; Hossain, M.Z.; Sarker, S.; Manjurul Karim: 0000-0003-4280-3568 (2018)
      Type: Journal Article
      This study has determined a suitable mesh size for small indigenous fish species (SIS) harvesting and has also developed a new gill net operation technique taking into consideration of aquatic biodiversity conservation, ...
    • Balancing carrots and sticks: incentives for sustainable hilsa fishery management in Bangladesh 

      Dewhurst-Richman, N.; Mohammed, E.Y.; Ali, M.L.; Hassan, K.; Wahab, M.A.; Ahmed, Z.F.; Islam, M.M.; Bladon, A.; Haldar, G.C.; Ahmed, C.S.; Majumder, M.K.; Hossain, M.M.; Rahman, A.; Hussein, B. (2016)
      Type: Report
      Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) and Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in collaboration with the Bangladesh government’s Department of Fisheries in 2013–2016 for enhancing the effectiveness and sustainability of ...
    • Balancing hydropower and biodiversity in the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong 

      Winemiller, K.O.; McIntyre, P.B.; Castello, L.; Fluet-Chouinard, E.; Giarrizzo, T.; Nam, S.; Baird, I.G.; Darwall, W.; Lujan, N.K.; Harrison, I.; Stiassny, M.L.J.; Silvano, R.A.M.; Fitzgerald, D.B.; Pelicice, F.M.; Agostinho, A.A.; Gomes, L.C.; Albert, J.S.; Baran, E.; Petrere Jr, M.; Zarfl, C.; Mulligan, M.; Sullivan, J.P.; Arantes, C.C.; Sousa, L.M.; Koning, A.A.; Hoeinghaus, D.J.; Sabaj, M.; Lundberg, J.G.; Armbruster, J.; Thieme, M.L.; Petry, P.; Zuanon, J.; Torrente Vilara, G.; Snoeks, J.; Ou, C.; Rainboth, W.; Pavanelli, C.S.; Akama, A.; van Soesbergen, A.; Sáenz, L. (2016)
      Type: Journal Article
      The worlds most biodiverse river basins (the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong) are experiencing an unprecedented boom in construction of hydropower dams. These projects address important energy needs, but advocates often overestimate ...
    • Bangladesh fisheries: a challenge to resource managers 

      Aguero, M.N. (1986)
      Type: Journal Article
      Bangladesh's freshwater fishery is described, detailing areas of inland fisheries, production and a fisheries management plan which involves a trial 2 year programme.
    • Bangus fry resource assessment in the Philippines 

      Ahmed, M.; Magnayon-Umali, G.A.; Valmonte-Santos, R.A.; Toledo, J.; Lopez, N.; Torres, Jr. F. (2001)
      Type: Report
      The report is the result of an investigative study on the scarcity of milkfish fry in the Philippines, a collaborative effort of BFAR, SEAFDEC, PCAMRD and ICLARM. The study aimed to monitor fry production in selected sites ...
    • BayFish - Tonle Sap: a Bayesian model of the fish production in the Tonle Sap Great Lake, Cambodia. 

      Baran, E.; Jantunen T. (2005)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Probabilistic Bayesian networks have been used as decision making tools mainly in medicine and economics, but recently they have also been utilized in natural resource management. In this study a Bayesian model is built ...
    • Bayfish: a model of environmental factors driving fish production in the lower Mekong basin 

      Baran, E.; Makin, I.; Baird, I.G. (2003)
      Type: Conference Proceedings
      In tropical floodplain systems local populations are generally highly dependent upon the system’s natural aquatic resources. In such systems the annual fish production depends on a combination of biological and physical ...
    • Be croc wise 

      WorldFish (2018)
      Type: Poster
      This poster shows the various ways of avoiding attack from crocodiles.
    • Beche-de-mer fishery in the Philippines 

      Trinidad-Roa, M.J. (1987)
      Type: Journal Article
      The economic importance of the beche-de-mer fishery in the Philippines is discussed, describing the method of collection used. Processing of the sea cucumbers into trepang and pricing/grading of the product are also outlined. ...
    • Beel fisheries of Assam - community-based co-management imperative 

      Baruah, U.K.; Bhagowati, A.K.; Talukdar, R.K.; Saharia, P.K. (2000)
      Type: Journal Article
      The freshwater wetlands (beels) of Assam, India, cover an area of 101 232 ha. For the rural poor, the neighboring wetlands are the only source of fish. They depend on them for their daily consumption of fish as well as a ...
    • Beverton and Holt equations: spreadsheet functions and uncertainty 

      Pitcher, T.J. (1999)
      Type: Journal Article
      This contribution illustrates how modern spreadsheets aid the calculation and visualization of yield models and how the effects of uncertainties may be incorporated using Monte Carlo simulation. It is argued that analogous ...
    • Beyond Social-Ecological Traps: Fostering Transformations Towards Sustainability 

      Olsson, P.; Blythe, J.; Osterblom, H.; Eriksson, H. (eds.) (2018)
      Type: Journal Article
      This special issue with themes "Beyond Social-Ecological Traps: Fostering Transformations Towards Sustainability" have 11 papers.
    • Bibliographic coverage of the growing fisheries literature in ASFA 

      Freeman, R.R. (1988)
      Type: Journal Article
      Difficulties in indexing and abstracting fisheries literature globally are discussed. ASFA helps to be a global central database of fisheries literature.
    • Biochemical impacts of salinity on the catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794), and possibility of their farming at low saline water 

      Ahmmed, M.K.; Ahmmed, F.; Kabir, K.A.; Faisal, M.; Ahmed, S.I.; Ahsan, M.N. (2017)
      Type: Journal Article
      Although a stenohaline freshwater fish, the stinging catfish Heteropneustes fossilis, is also available in the freshwater fringes of the coastal areas of Bangladesh, the tolerance of this species to variable environmental ...
    • Biodiversity and sustainable use of fish in the coastal zone: proceedings of an international workshop 

      Abban, E.K.; Casal, C.M.V.; Falk, T.M.; Pullin, R.S.V. (eds.) (2000)
      Type: Conference Proceedings
      A compilation of paper presented in the workshop entitled Biodiversity and Sustainable Use of Fish in the Coastal Zone. The workshop was convened in May 1999 at WRI, to give the project team, invited expert and participants ...
    • Biodiversity, management and utilization of West African fishes 

      Abban, E.K.; Casal, C.M.V.; Dugan, P.; Falk, T.M. (eds.) (2004)
      Type: Book
      Since 1997, the WorldFish Center (formerly known as ICLARM) currently headquartered in Malaysia, the CSIR-Water Research Institut (WRI) at Accra in Ghana, and the Univerity of Hamburg’s Institut und Zoologisches Museum in ...
    • Bioeconomic analysis of management options for tropical fisheries using a bicriteria programming model 

      Padilla, J.E.; Copes, P. (1994)
      Type: Journal Article
      A possible approach to the management of the multispecies multigear fishery in a developing country was explored. The small pelagics fishery in central Philippines was analyzed in three stages. A dynamic pool model represented ...
    • Bioeconomic modeling and the management of capture and culture fisheries 

      Padilla, J.E.; Charles, A.T. (1994)
      Type: Journal Article
      Bioeconomic models are quantitative models characterized by the fact that they integrated the natural and the human sides of the fisheries equation, linking biological and economic elements. Given the principally biological ...
    • Bioeconomics of the Philippine small pelagics fishery 

      Trinidad, A.C.; Pomeroy, R.S.; Corpuz, P.V.; Agüero, M. (1993)
      Type: Report
      Time series analysis of catch and effort data in the Philippines small pelagics fishery resulted in a level of biological and economic overexploitation. Open-access equilibrium has been reached at 410,000 hp representing ...
    • Biological reference points for managing kingfish, Scomberomorus commerson, in Oman 

      Siddeek, M.S.M.; Al-Hosni, A.H.S. (1998)
      Type: Journal Article
      The 1987-1995 length composition of quarterly catches of Scomberomorus commerson (Lacepede 1800) was analyzed to determine various biological reference points for management purposes. These include: fishing mortality ...