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Puerto Rican commercial fishermen : perceptions of marine protective measures : final report


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Title:
Puerto Rican commercial fishermen : perceptions of marine protective measures : final report
Author(s):
Agar, Juan J.
Shivlani, Manoj
United States, National Marine Fisheries Service
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Corporate Name:
United States, National Marine Fisheries Service
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Dates of Publication:
2016
Abstract:
The objective of this project was to investigate fishermen's perceptions about the efficacy of seasonal and area closures in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico ... This report shares some of the preliminary and area closures in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Figure 1). This report shares some of the preliminary findings from this work which suggest that fishermen view seasonal closures and, to a lesser extent, area closures favorably. The paper is structured as follows: Section 2 introduces the methodology employed; Section 3 summarizes the preliminary results from the interviews; and Section 4 offers the main conclusions of this study"--Introduction.
Keywords:
Coral reef conservation
Coral reef fisheries
Fishers
Management
Marine parks and reserves
Reef fisheries
Social aspects
Place Keywords:
Puerto Rico
Local Corporate Name:
NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service)
CoRIS (Coral Reef Information System)
Type of Resource:
Professional Paper
Note:
The objective of this project was to investigate fishermen's perceptions about the efficacy of seasonal and area closures in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico ... This report shares some of the preliminary and area closures in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Figure 1). This report shares some of the preliminary findings from this work which suggest that fishermen view seasonal closures and, to a lesser extent, area closures favorably. The paper is structured as follows: Section 2 introduces the methodology employed; Section 3 summarizes the preliminary results from the interviews; and Section 4 offers the main conclusions of this study"--Introduction.
2016
NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service)
CoRIS (Coral Reef Information System)
Library
CRCP Project ; ID 31089
1618
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