History of Overexploitation 

Psychology of Overexploitation

Types of Overexploitation

  • Commercial exploitation 
  • Box 10.1 Challenges & Opportunities: No Fish Left, or Let Us Eat Fish?
  • Box 10.2 Conservation in Practice: CITES: The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora 
  • Subsistence overexploitation 
  • Recreational overexploitation 
  • Box 10.3 Success Story: The Taimen Conservation Project 

Theory of Sustainable Harvesting 

  • Sustainable yield 
  • Fixed quota (Q) harvesting 
  • Fixed effort (proportional) harvesting 
  • Limitations of MSY models 
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