Classes of Marine Resources
Salts and Minerals
Petroleum and Natural Gas
Marine finfish can be divided into the pelagic fish which live in the water column and groundfish which live on the sea floor.
Fisheries management traditionally utilizes the concept of MSY - Maximum Sustainable Yield
Where do MSY models fail?
Other models (other than MSY) available to Fisheries Managers
Mariculture is marine agriculture or fish farming of finfish, shell fish and algae.
The Law of the Sea
Several treaties regarding ownership and exploitation of the marine resources have been ratified in the last fifty years.
The United States Exclusive Economic Zone
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