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A classic aphorism in the business world holds that “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” Versions of the quote are attributed to various management gurus, including Peter Drucker and W. Edwards Deming.
Regardless of who said it first, the quote’s wisdom also applies outside of corporate conference rooms, including on the banks of rivers and lakes around the world. That’s because poor measurement of freshwater fish catches can lead, both directly and indirectly, to poor management of both fisheries and of the freshwater ecosystems that support them. Many of these fisheries are seriously threatened, sometimes without us even realizing it!
Read the full story on inlandfisheriesalliance.medium.com