Description of environmental issues, fish stocks and fisheries in the EEZs around the Azores and Madeira

Author: Telmo Morato
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For fishery resources in the EEZs around the Azores and Madeira, description of the main stocks and fisheries (differentiating between local, resident and others) within the EEZs, covering fish stock status, fishing fleets, fishing techniques, yields and the economic and social performances of these fisheries.

Description of the main environmental issues related to these fisheries; bycatch of sensitive species, effects of fisheries on natural habitats and influence of the environmental quality of the water on fisheries performance.