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Quota System to Prevent Overharvesting

Fisheries that allot a fixed portion of the bounty to each fisherman are much less likely to fail than those that operate on competition.


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Study Suggests Sharing the Catch Could Save Fisheries
Article | Amid the collapse of once-rich fisheries around the world, policymakers, fishermen and environmentalists have been debating a controversial question: Can a fishery be saved by giving those who harvest the sea a guaranteed share of its bounty, rather than having them compete to see who can extract...

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