Table 1. Authorities and organizations involved in regulating and managing fishing waters in Stockholm Archipelago, divided into five organizational levels.

Authority / Organization
Example of influence on fishery
EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)
Total allowable catch (TAC)
Scientific advice
National Board of Fisheries
Overall responsibility for fish resources and fisheries, issuing regulations, monitoring, and research

Swedish Coast Guard

National Environmental Protection Board
Environmental monitoring
Stockholm County Administrative Board
Fish stocking, administrating fishery management areas, inspector education and issuing fisheries license, regulating fisheries, monitoring

The Archipelago Foundation
Monitoring and enforcement by inspectors

Stockholm County fishers
Stimulation of commercial fishing interests

Angler Association
Fish stocking, habitat restoration

Federation of Fishing Rights Owners
Stimulation of strengthened property rights, advisory function
Archipelago municipalities (Haninge, Norrtälje, Nynäshamn, Stockholm, Södertälje, Vaxholm, Värmdö, Österåker)
Administration of TDA-fisheries, enforcement by local inspectors
Fishery management associations
Internal management and regulation by gear and seasonal limitations, access rights and preservation actions
Private fishing rights owners
Management and regulation on individually owned private waters