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May 1993 Conference

"Maximum Sustainable Yield from Fish Stocks
A Challenge to Fishermen & Managers"


(plus postage: Ireland - 2.00; UK & Europe - 4.00;
Rest of the World - 4.00)


Welcoming Address
Mr. Matt Murphy, Director, Sherkin Island Marine Station

Opening Address
Mr. Gerry O'Sullivan, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of the Marine, Dublin, Ireland.

"Managing the US Fisheries: Are Scientists Getting it Right?"
Mr. David S. Crestin, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Department of Commerce, Maryland, USA.

"Canada's Alternative Management System: Individual Transferable Quotas"
Mr. Paul Sutherland, Director General, Central and Arctic Region, Department of Fish & Oceans, Freshwater Institute, Manitoba, USA.

"The Host Country Should Control its own Territorial Waters"
Mr. Tom Hay, Vice Chairman, Scottish White Fish Producers Association, UK.

"The European Community's Fish Stock Conservation Policy"
Mr. David Armstrong, Commission of the European Communities, Directorate General XIV, Brussels, Belgium.

"The Assessment and Management of the Celtic Sea Herring Stock 1958-1993"
Mr. John Molloy, Fisheries Research Centre, Department of the Marine, Dublin, Ireland.

"Norway - Managing its Fish Resources"
Dr. Tore Jakobsen, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway.

"The North Sea - its Fish Stocks must be Managed"
Mr. Herby Neubacher, Editor, Fish International, Hamburg, Germany.

"The Impact of Seals on Ireland's Inshore Fisheries"
Mr. Ciaran Crummey, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

"Management Strategies for the Fisheries of Japan"
Mr. Hiroyuki "Hugh" Takagi, Vice President, R.K. Beach & Associates, Inc., Arlington, Virgina, USA.

"Atlantic Groundfish Challenge: Tragedy of Quota Management for Mobile Gear"
Mr. Neil Bellefontaine & Mr. M. Sinclair, Scotia-Fundy Region, Fisheries & Oceans, Halifax, Canada.

"Management of Argentina's Fisheries: A Profile"
Mr. Jorge Tapper, J.F. Tapper and Associates, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

"Current Status and Strategies of Peruvian Fisheries"
Mr. Alfredo Garcia Mesinas, Deputy Minister of Fisheries of Peru, Lima, Peru.

"Conservation of Fish Stocks: Scientists Must Listen to Fishermen"
Mr. John Ashworth, Edwin Ashworth Marine Ltd., Kirkbymooreside, North Yorks, UK.

"The Need for a Management Policy for Ireland's South and West Fisheries"
Mr. Tom Hassett, Secretary & Mr. Donal O'Driscoll, Chairman, Irish South and West Fishermen's Organisation, Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland.

"Fisheries Management - The Economic Dimension"
Mr. Tom Carroll, Assistant Secretary, Department of the Marine, Dublin, Ireland.

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