Comparative institutions and management resiliency in Latin American small-scale fisheries

TitleComparative institutions and management resiliency in Latin American small-scale fisheries
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsChapman B, Jackson-Smith D, Petrzelka P
JournalThe Social Science Journal
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Caye Caulker Lobsterfishing

Caye Caulker is a small coral island located 15 miles o the northeastern coast of Belize. Boundaries are drawn based on natural barriers such as the barrier reef, that lies to the east of the Caribbean Sea. The set of individuals who have rights to withdraw from this resource were well-de ned at the time of the study. When the case was documented, the appropriators were attempting to exercise de facto closed access to the lobster fishery. The resource appropriated...
09 Aug 2016

San Pedro Fishery, Belize

     San Pedro, Belize is an island village of approximately 1,200 residents in 1979. Located off the coast of Belize in a strategic place on Ambergris Cay it is close to abundant local fishing and has easy access to nearby commercial markets (Belize city, Corozal, and Chetumal). The fishing cooperative, Caribena Cooperative Limited, was San Pedro’s official fishing organization handling capture, processing and sale of the village’s primary resource: marine produce consisting of...
09 Aug 2016