Country: United States of America | Start Year: 1995
Key design elements include low concentration limits, restrictions on trading, strict shareholder eligibility requirements and the allocation of a percentage of the shares to the Community Development Quota program.
Country: Denmark | Start Year: 2003
Important features of the catch share program include quota set-asides for small vessels and new entrants; fishpools, which promote cooperation and coordination among participants; and discard reduction programs.
Country: Peru | Start Year: 2009
Two fishing seasons per year help to manage the short-lived stock. Restrictions on transferability help limit consolidation. Each year, a 5 million metric ton reserve of anchoveta biomass is set aside to promote long term stock health.
Country: Argentina | Start Year: 2010
Quota set-asides give managers the flexibility to address fishery specific social and biological goals, while the multi-criteria allocation process incentivized investment in the domestic economy and compliance with fishing regulations.