Fisheries Bycatch Research/Reduction

Publicado: 19 Agosto 2015
Última edición: 23 Febrero 2017
Working with local fishermen through onboard fisheries observations and data collection at fishing ports of both turtle and non-turtle bycatch leads to knowledge of fishery dynamics and trends to seek alternative, sustainable fishing gear.


Comunicación, divulgación, y construcción de conciencia
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Factores favorables

• Increasing emphasis on ecotourism and preserving charismatic species. • Economic value of tourism discourages unsustainable fishery practices.

Lecciónes aprendidas

• Importance of eliminating irresponsible and illegal fishing practices, particularly blast fishing.