Decentraal aalbeheer in Friesland: een economische analyse

H. Prins, W. Zaalmink

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Within the framework of the eel recovery plan, restrictive measures have been in force in Dutch eel fisheries since 2009. Since 2011, Frisian inland fishers, associated through the Frisian association of inland fishers (Friese Bond van Binnenvissers), have been experimenting with fishing quotas for eel. This approach is also known as 'decentralised eel management' (decentraal aalbeheer). This quota is in lieu of the statutory eel fisheries system, which includes a three-month period in which no eel may be fished. This report will explore the economic development of Frisian inland fisheries since 2007, as well as the question whether fishing quotas are economically viable.
Original languageDutch
PublisherLEI Wageningen UR
Number of pages81
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015

Publication series

Name Report / LEI Wageningen UR


  • freshwater fisheries
  • eels
  • european eels
  • anguilla
  • fisheries
  • fish catches
  • quotas
  • fishery management
  • economic development
  • friesland
  • netherlands
  • inland waters

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