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Rethinking high seas fishing freedoms: how high seas duties are catching up

Chapter


Abstract


  • The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) established the broad framework for the conduct of distant water fishing. It did this by establishing the legal regime for exploitation of fisheries resources in coastal States' Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) by foreign fishing vessels and by starting to curb traditional high seas freedoms. Coastal States were accorded rights

    to fisheries resources in the EEZ coupled with sustainable use obligations. In some cases untrammelled high seas fishing freedoms do not commence immediately seaward of the EEZ limit because of the link between EEZ and high seas resources. The developing international regime recognises the need to have effective management of straddling and migratory stocks, including anadromous and catadromous stocks.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Gullett, W. & Hanich, Q. (2018). Rethinking high seas fishing freedoms: how high seas duties are catching up. In K. Zou (Ed.), Global Commons and the Law of the Sea (pp. 112-123). Boston: Brill.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9789004373334

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/4117

Book Title


  • Global Commons and the Law of the Sea

Start Page


  • 112

End Page


  • 123

Place Of Publication


  • Boston

Abstract


  • The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) established the broad framework for the conduct of distant water fishing. It did this by establishing the legal regime for exploitation of fisheries resources in coastal States' Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) by foreign fishing vessels and by starting to curb traditional high seas freedoms. Coastal States were accorded rights

    to fisheries resources in the EEZ coupled with sustainable use obligations. In some cases untrammelled high seas fishing freedoms do not commence immediately seaward of the EEZ limit because of the link between EEZ and high seas resources. The developing international regime recognises the need to have effective management of straddling and migratory stocks, including anadromous and catadromous stocks.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Gullett, W. & Hanich, Q. (2018). Rethinking high seas fishing freedoms: how high seas duties are catching up. In K. Zou (Ed.), Global Commons and the Law of the Sea (pp. 112-123). Boston: Brill.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9789004373334

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/4117

Book Title


  • Global Commons and the Law of the Sea

Start Page


  • 112

End Page


  • 123

Place Of Publication


  • Boston