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Seal Fisheries of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies: An Historical Review

A.B. Dickinson

Abstract

This study offers a chronological history of seal fishing in the Falkland Islands and Dependencies from the eighteenth century to the early twenty-first. It concerns the fluctuating seal population due to sealing; the Atlantic and global demand for seal fur and oil; the competition between American, British, and Canadian sealers over the territory’s seal stocks; and the attempts by various ruling governments to prioritise domestic sealing, maintain sufficient seal stocks, and continue to make profit. It is comprised of nine chapters, the first and last chapters of which serve as introduction a ... More

Keywords: Regulated Sealing, Unregulated Sealing, Pelagic Sealing, Canadian Sealing, Sealing Industry, Marine Exploitation, Transatlantic Trade

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780973893441
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973893441.001.0001

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A.B. Dickinson, author

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