Ralph Townsend discusses the historic evolution of fisheries management as well as more current trends toward co-management in Maine’s groundfisheries. Looking at successful experiences with co-management, he wonders whether current efforts in Maine’s lobster industry will be successful without tackling the tough issue of access limitation.
Townsend, Ralph. "Options for Managing Maine’s Fisheries: Traditional Fisheries Management." Maine Policy Review 5.2 (1996) : 29 -35, https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol5/iss2/4.