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    Factors to consider in developing management measures for krill

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    W.K. de la Mare (Australia)
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    A brief review of the objectives of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources is given along with an outline of for the evolution of management procedures for krill fisheries. Various possible elements of procedures such as reactive, predictive, and feedback management, modelling, indicator species, pulse fishing, and the use of open and closed areas and seasons are outlined. Some interim management measures are suggested which could be implemented while a more generally applicable management is being developed.