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MAXIMUM SUSTAINABLE YIELD, FISHING (MSY)

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French Equivalent: Rendement maximum soutenable (RMS)

Definition:
Maximum sustainable yield (MSY) is the largest long-term average catch or yield that can be taken from a stock or stock complex under prevailing ecological and environmental conditions.

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

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics - Environmental indicators for agriculture

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 14, 2001