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Occupying The High Ground: Technology And The War On IUU Fishing

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This chapter advances the thesis that technology constitutes the 'high ground' and is a valuable asset in combating illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. It categorises and defines IUU fishing, then identifies where it occurs, why it occurs and what its effects are. The chapter outlines how effective and cost-efficient monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) provide the 'high ground' for countering IUU activities. It analyses technologically-based MCS allows the regulator to 'act locally and think globally'. This suggests that promising new developments like statistical predictive analyses could be applied to detect IUU fishing activity trends or patterns. The chapter concludes that while fisheries management will always contain an element of uncertainty, the increasing availability of electronic technology will play an ever important role in reducing the guesswork when accurate conclusion and predictions need to be made.

Keywords: electronic technology; high ground modern technologies; illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing; monitoring control and surveillance (MCS)

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