Status of fishing conditions in the Philippines in relation to responsible fishing
In 1990-1995 the aquaculture and commercial fisheries in the Philippines achieved a positive growth, on the other hand, the municipal fisheries has been declining. The government's open-access policy in fisheries had been identified as the cause of the problem. Thus, to address the situation the government regulated the fishing effort within sustainable yield levels. Major fishing technologies and practices were also presented in the paper. Likewise, the policies regulating the area of fishery operations, and the fishing gears were also presented.
Pastoral, P., & Ramiscal, R. (1997). Status of fishing conditions in the Philippines in relation to responsible fishing. In Proceeding of the Regional Workshop on Responsible Fishing, Bangkok, Thailand, 24-27 June 1997 (pp. 119-124). Samut Prakarn, Thailand: Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.