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Subject: Re: Industrial Fisheries video needed
From: James Kirkley <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scientific forum on fish and fisheries <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 5 Mar 2009 10:15:23 -0500

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Frank Hester earlier brought up the issue of what is an industrial fishery, 
which is an excellent question.  Many of us think less about traditional 
commercial fisheries such as groundfish, sea scallop, sharks, etc, and more 
about fisheries prosecuted for reduction or mass production purposes (e.g., 
the menhaden fishery of the US is prosecuted to eventually convert raw 
material to meal, oil, and solubles.  The tuna fishery purse seine fishery 
typically involves large scale production, and is often viewed as an 
industrial fishery.  Then, there is the anchovy fishery, which is also 
viewed by some as an industrial fishery.  There is also an industrial 
fishery in Europe in which the fish are harvest for uses other then direct 
human consumption or for bait.

Perhaps a more appropriate question would have been to ask Camilo about the 
specifics of the fishery for which an effort is being made to obtain videos.

Jim Kirkley

James (Jim) E. Kirkley
Department of Fisheries Science
College of William and Mary
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
School of Marine Science
Gloucester Point, VA 23062
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