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

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

Swedish Coast Guard
Enforcement

National Environmental Protection Board
Environmental monitoring
Regional
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
District
Archipelago municipalities (Haninge, Norrtälje, Nynäshamn, Stockholm, Södertälje, Vaxholm, Värmdö, Österåker)
Administration of TDA-fisheries, enforcement by local inspectors
Local
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