This article discusses several significant fishery issues left unsettled by the Third United Nations Law of the Sea Conference. The author begins by addressing the issue of 200-mile exclusive economic zones for coastal nations. Next, the author discusses several approaches of the conservation regime, including a universal approach, regional approach, treaty approach, and non-treaty approach. The author then examines regional fishery problems in the North Pacific, East Central Atlantic, and Indian Ocean. The author concludes by giving a final appraisal of the Law of the Sea Conference and a possible solution for the conservation of fisheries.
Significant Fishery Management Issues in the Law of the Sea Conference: Illusions and Realities,
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