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HARVESTING CAPACITY (FISHING)

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French Equivalent: Capacité de capture

Definition:
Harvesting capacity is the capacity of the fishing vessel or fleet of vessels to harvest fish, usually expressed in terms of some measure of vessel size, such as gross tonnage, hold capacity, or power.

Source Publication:
Review of Fisheries in OECD Countries: Glossary, February 1998.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003