Yıl 2017, Cilt 3, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 189 - 194 2017-12-29

Management of Overfishing in the Inland Capture Fisheries in Nigeria

Olaniyi OLOPADE [1] , Iyabo Olusola TAIWO [2] , Henry Eyina DIENYE [3]

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Nigeria is endowed with extensive inland water bodies that are very rich in fish and shell fish many of which are of commercial importance. These diverse fish resources with immense potential plays contributing role to the food security and improving livelihoods of local fishers, but in recent years, there has been serious concern about the poor status of the inland capture fisheries. Overfishing has been recognized as a major threat to sustainability of the fisheries.  Overfishing has brought about changes in species composition, decline yield and fish stocks are being threatened with depletion because of ineffectiveness and weak regulations. This paper elucidates and analyses the causes, signs and types of overfishing in the inland capture fisheries in Nigeria. It also highlights current management measures, reasons for management failure and some of the procedure that could be adapted for sustainable management of inland capture fisheries.

Nigeria, inland, capture, fisheries, overfishing
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Orcid: 0000-0002-9550-2956
Yazar: Olaniyi OLOPADE (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Fisheries, University of Port Harcourt.
Ülke: Nigeria


Orcid: 0000-0002-7182-5136
Yazar: Iyabo Olusola TAIWO
Kurum: Institute of Food Security, Environmental Resources and Agricultural Research, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
Ülke: Nigeria


Orcid: 0000-0001-6254-9179
Yazar: Henry Eyina DIENYE
Kurum: Department of Fisheries,University of PortHarcourt, Nigeria
Ülke: Nigeria


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APA OLOPADE, O , TAIWO, I , DIENYE, H . (2017). Management of Overfishing in the Inland Capture Fisheries in Nigeria. Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research, 3 (3), 189-194. DOI: 10.17216/limnofish.335549
MLA OLOPADE, O , TAIWO, I , DIENYE, H . "Management of Overfishing in the Inland Capture Fisheries in Nigeria". Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research 3 (2017): 189-194 <http://www.limnofish.org/issue/33567/335549>
Chicago OLOPADE, O , TAIWO, I , DIENYE, H . "Management of Overfishing in the Inland Capture Fisheries in Nigeria". Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research 3 (2017): 189-194
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