Sumaila, U.R. & Huang, L. (2012) Chapter 10: Improving the Management of Bluefin Tuna in the Mediterranean Sea. In Abou-Ali, H. (Ed.), Economic Incentives and Environmental Regulation: Evidence from the MENA Region. UK: Edward Elgar Pub. ISBN 978-1781002377.

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