Marine Protected Areas: A tool for integrated coastal management in Belize

TitleMarine Protected Areas: A tool for integrated coastal management in Belize
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsCho L
JournalOcean & Coastal Management
Volume48
Issue11
Pagination932-947
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Caye Caulker Lobsterfishing

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Caye Caulker is a small coral island located some 15 miles off the northeastern coast of Belize. The resource unit being appropriated is lobster. 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-defined 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....
09 Aug 2016