Xcalac, Quintana Roo

TitleXcalac, Quintana Roo
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsDaltabuit Godás M, Vazquez LM, Cisneros H, Ruiz GA
Book TitleEl turismo costero en la ecorregión del sistema arrecifal mesoamericano
Pagination232 - 261
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Quintana Roo lobster fishery, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

The Quintana Roo lobster fisheries are located on the eastern (Caribbean) side of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and stretch along the nearly 900 km of coastline from the border with Belize in the south to the Gulf of Mexico in the north. The original case study divides the fishery into three regions: north, central and south and is based on fieldwork conducted from mid-1978 to mid-1980.  It catalogues an action situation involving approx. 643 cooperative fishermen; lobster is the stationary...
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