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    • Cold water coral ecosystems and their biodiversity: a review of their economic and social value 

      Foley, Naomi; van Rensburg, Thomas M. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008)
      Despite the growing scientific literature on cold-water corals (CWC) there appears to be no research of an economic nature applied to the resource. This paper presents an overview of the goods and services of CWC and their ...
    • Estimating Linkages between Redfish and Cold Water Coral on the Norwegian Coast 

      Foley, Naomi; Kahui, Viktoria; Armstrong, Claire W.; van Rensburg, Thomas (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-10)
      The importance of essential fish habitat in supporting commercial fisheries has received increasing attention in recent years. Bottom trawling is known to cause particularly destructive damage to habitat which is effectively ...
    • The Rise and Fall of the Irish Orange Roughy Fishery: An Economic Analysis 

      Foley, Naomi; van Rensburg, Thomas; Armstrong, Claire W. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010-04)
      An Irish commercial fishery for orange roughy began in the Northeast Atlantic in 2001 with the assistance of government grants. The fishery began as an open access, non-quota fishery. The rapid boom and bust of many deep ...