Fisheries Bycatch Research/Reduction

Publié: 19 août 2015
Dernière modification: 23 février 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.


Communication et sensibilisation
Échelle de la mise en œuvre
Phase de la solution

Facteurs de réussite

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

Enseignements tirés

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