Annals of Operations Research

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 79–83 | Cite as

Optimal capacity in fisheries; A case where randomness is of minor importance

  • Sjur D. Flåm
Stochastic Programming


Linear programming is applied to assess the optimal capacity of the Norwegian industrial fishing fleet when quotas are random. A great potential for profit is identified and the significance of resource uncertainty for practical management is de-emphasized.

Keywords and phrases

Linear programming stochastic analysis 


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© J.C. Baltzer A.G., Scientific Publishing Company 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sjur D. Flåm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Science and TechnologyChr. Michelsen InstituteBergenNorway

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