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The impact that ocean acidification (OA) could generate in the fisheries of Isostichopus badionotus at the north of the Yucatan Peninsulta, Mexico, was analysed by reducing the value of a parameter of the Beverton-Holt recruitment function, in accordance with the acidification scenarios of the Intergovermental Panel Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The behaviour of the stock and the resulting fishery were analysed in a bioeconomic model structured by age, taking into account different market prices and fishing efforts.

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In the mid-2000s the U.S. west coast oyster industry experienced several years of significant production failures. This industry has been referred to as the “canary in a coal mine” for ocean acidification (OA). Industry-led collaboration with university and government scientists identified a relationship between elevated carbon dioxide in seawater and poor oyster seed production. This multiyear production slow-down resulted in significant economic losses to the industry and spurred state and regionally led initiatives to examine the current and potential future impacts of OA.

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Changing climatic conditions are affecting the relationship between fishing communities and the marine resources they depend on. This shift will require an adaptive response on the part of policy makers and fishery managers. In the U.S., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) established, in its fisheries agency (NOAA Fisheries), a set of social indicators of fishing community vulnerability and resilience to evaluate the impacts of changes in fishery management regimes.

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Ocean acidification is a global, long-term problem whose ultimate solution requires carbon dioxide reduction at a scope and scale that will take decades to accomplish successfully. Until...

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Pakoa K., Simpson R., Demei L., Olsudong D., Salong C., Rechelluul P., Fisk D. 2014. The status of sea cucumber fisheries resources and management for Palau. Noumea, New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific community. 48 p.

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Anon. 2017. A roadmap for coastal fisheries and marine aquaculture for Papua New Guinea: 2017–2026. Port Moresby, PNG: Government of Papua New Guinea, and Noumea, New Caledonia: Pacific Community. 20 p.

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Moore B., Rechelluul P., Victor S. 2015. Creel survey and demographic assessments of coastal finfish fisheries of southern Palau: September 2014. Noumea, New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific community. 48 p.

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Awira R., Friedman K.J., Sauni S., Kronen M., Pinca S., Chapman L.B., Magron F. 2008. Kiribati country report : profiles and results from survey work at Abaiang, Abemama, Kuria and Kiritimati (May to November 2004). Pacific Regional Oceanic and Coastal Fisheries Development Programme (PROCFish/C/CoFish). Noumea, New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC). 343 p.

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Anon. 2013. Priority adaptations to climate change for fisheries and aquaculture in Nauru. Noumea, New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 11 p.

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Pakoa K., Saladrau W., Lalavanua W., Valotu D., Tuinasavusavu I., Sharp M., Bertram I. 2013. The status of sea cucumber resources and fisheries management in Fiji. Noumea, New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific community. 49 p.

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Watt, P. 2001. A manual for the co-management of commercial fisheries in the Pacific. Noumea, New Caledonia: SPC, Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 39 p.

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Anon. 2010. A community-based ecosystem approach to fisheries management: guidelines for Pacific Island Countries. Noumea, New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 54 p.

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Evans C.R., Kare B.D., Opnai L.J. 1995. Research and management of the industrial prawn fishery of the Gulf of Papua [BP 28]. Noumea, New Caledonia: South Pacific Commission. South Pacific Commission and Forum Fisheries Agency Workshop on the Management of South Pacific Inshore Fisheries, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1995. 34 p.

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King M., Fa'asili U. 2006. Séminaire sur la législation halieutique et la gestion communautaire de la pêche, organisé conjointement par la CPS, le Conseil de gestion des pêches dans le Pacifique occidental et la FAO: (Honolulu, Hawaii, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, 4-8 avril 2005)- Compte rendu du séminaire. Nouméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie: Secrétariat général de la Communauté du Pacifique (CPS).

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Ruddle K. 2014. Tropical small-scale fisheries - Some interwoven issues. SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin 34:36-44.

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Sun C., Yeh S. 1992. Taiwan's yellowfin tuna fisheries in the Central and Western Pacific ocean [Doc.No.10]. Noumea, New Caledonia: South Pacific Commission. Western Pacific Yellowfin Tuna Research Group, Honolulu, Hawaii, 17-24 June 1992, 2nd. 6 p.

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Ward, P., Bromhead, D. 2004. Tuna and Billfish fisheries of the eastern Australian fishing zone and adjacent high seas [NFR-2]. Noumea, New Caledonia: SPC, Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Standing Committee on Tuna and Billfish, Majuro, Marshall Islands, 8-18 August 2004, 17th. 16 p.

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Bell J., Doherty P., Hair C. 1999. The capture and culture of postlarval coral reef fish: Potential for new artisanal fisheries. SPC Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin 6:31-34.

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Fakahau S.T., Shepard M.P. 1986. Fisheries research needs in the South Pacific [WP 21]: information requirements for effective management and development of the fisheries of Island States of the South Pacific. Noumea, New Caledonia: South Pacific Commission. Regional Technical Meeting on Fisheries, Noumea, New Caledonia, 4-8 August 1986, 18th. 96 p.

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Adams, T. 2001. Pacific Islands regional ocean policy [WP 6]. Noumea, New Caledonia: SPC. Heads of Fisheries Meeting, Noumea, New Caledonia, 23-27 July 2001, 2nd. 3 p.