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Alanya Coastal Fishery, Turkey

Case
The coastal fishery in Alanya is situated in Antalya Province along the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The original case, which spans from 1976-1978, catalogues approximately 100 registered farmers operating 45 small inboard boats; pelagic fish (including bonits and large carangids) are the target resource unit. There is only one user group organization and no subgroups (just one group of small boat fishermen). The fishermen cooperate with one another and have access rules that involve...
09 Aug 2016

Arembepe Coastal Fishery, Brazil

Case
Arembepe, a village in the north-central Brazil and capital of the state of Bahia, is located to the north of the city of Salvador on the Atlantic coast. The original case, which spans from 1962 to 1964, catalogues a population of 181 fishermen in the village. A variety of fish are appropriated from the Arembepe Fishery, mainly depending on the season. Few of the most commonly caught fish species are badejo, dentão, carnapú, and olho de boi. The rule that regulates temporary access to fishing...
09 Aug 2016

Artisanal green turtle fishery in eastern (Caribbean) Nicaragua

Case
The artisanal green turtle fishery is operated by the indigenous Miskito along Nicaragua's eastern (Caribbean) coast between the city of Bluefields in the south and Puerto Cabezas in the north.  The original case study focused on the village of Tasbapauni which is located approximately 40 miles north of the capital Bluefields on a narrow beach separating Pearl Lagoon from the ocean.  The initial report covers a time period from approximately 1968 to 1969, as well as part of 1971, and...
09 Aug 2016

Ascension Bay Lobster Fishery, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Case
Ascension Bay is located in Quintana Roo State, Mexico. The resource appropriated from the Ascension Bay Lobster Fishery is lobster. In this case, the fisheries are organized by co-ops or firms. Institutional arrangements are such that members of the Ascension Bay Lobster Fishery co-op can trade or sell lobster territories since members own the territories that they fish from. This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the 1980s by Edella Schlager and Shui Yan Tang at Indiana...
09 Aug 2016

Ayvalik-Haylazli Lagoon Fishery

Case
The Ayvalik-Haylazli lagoon fishery is located on the Turkish Mediterranean coast near the town of Adana. The resource units are demersal fish (mullets, groupers, and snappers). The original case, which spans from 1976-1978, catalogues an action situation involving 103 registered fishermen from three neighboring villages. As of 2011, the fishery and its adjacent waters are harvested by 397 registered fishermen from three neighboring villages. There are user group organizations (...
09 Aug 2016

Baccalaos Cove Cod Fishery, Canada

Case
The fishing community, Baccalaos Cove, is located in the Placentia Bay on the eastern shore of the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, in the eastern part of Canada on the Atlantic coast. The original case, which spans from 1977-1979, catalogues an action situation of approximately 300 fishermen; the resource unit is cod. Depending on the season, different allocation techniques are used for assigning fishing spots; lottery system in summers and "first-in-time, first-in-right" process in the fall....
09 Aug 2016

Cat Harbour Cod Fishery, Newfoundland, Canada

Case
Cat Harbour (now known as Lumsden) was a rural fishing community located on a peninsula stretching into the Atlantic off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. The original case study is based on fieldwork conducted from 1964-1965 and catalogues an action situation involving 72 active fishermen during the summer cod-trapping season and 38 active fishermen exploiting the late summer/fall cod fishing grounds. The community is described as homogenous and egalitarian with a pronounced...
09 Aug 2016

Caye Caulker Lobsterfishing

Case
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

Chisasibi - James Bay Fishery, Canada

Case
Chisasibi, formerly the island community of Fort George, is located on the eastern coast of James Bay, about 620 miles north of Montreal in the Canadian subarctic. The original case, which spans from 1974-1976, catalogues an action situation involving approximately 1,600 resident native people and 225 nonnatives. The resource units are two species of Coregonus fish: whitefish and cisco. The communal management of the fishery is successful in that there are no pollution and overuse problems. The...
09 Aug 2016

Coqueiral Raft Fishery, Brazil

Case
Coqueiral is a coastal community located in the Guaiamu county in the state of Alagoas, in northeast Brazil. The original study, which was carried out in 1965, catalogued approximately 85 active fishermen. The resource units are a range of coastal fishes that vary depending on seasonal migration of fish species and type of rafts. Few commonly caught fish species are bagre (Tachysurus sp.) or catfish, barbudo (Polynemus virginicus), and mackerel. Majority of fishermen alternate between fishing...
09 Aug 2016

Ebibara Shrimp Fishing Ground, Japan

Case
The original case substituted all real names with pseudonyms. The fishing community of Ebibara is a crowded section in the city of Utsumi-shi. The original study, which was published in 1968, catalogues approximately 300 fishermen in the community; the resource unit is shrimp. All fishermen belong to the local fishing co-op, which has proprietor rights to nearby fishing grounds explicitly granted by the Japanese government. The government also regulates types of fishing gear. Illegal fishing...
09 Aug 2016

Farquhar Beach, Clarendon, Jamaica

Case
Farquhar beach is located in Clarendon, Jamaica. The resource appropriated from Farquhar Beach is demersal fish. Fishers use the “first in time, first in right” strategy for determining who has access to choice fishing spots within the grounds. All land and the beach area where fishing takes place is owned by a single owner and fishermen pay a fee for using the beach. The single landowner determines access to the resource by deciding who can live and fish at Farquhar Beach. This case was part...
09 Aug 2016

Fermeuse Cod and Salmon Fishery, Newfoundland, Canada

Case
Fermeuse is an inshore fishing community that is located on the southern shore of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula, the island's eastern-most coastline. The original study, which was carried out in 1972, catalogues an action situation involving approcimately 56 fishermen and 24 fishing units or boats and crew; the resource units are cod and salmon. Allocation of fishing spots depends on the season. The commonly used allocation processes are "first-in-time, first-in-right", lottery, and division...
09 Aug 2016

Gageoda (Kagodo) Island anchovy fishery, South Korea

Case
Kogodo is an isolated island fishing community located in the Cholla Nam-do Province of Korea.  The resources harvested  are anchovies from the Kagodo anchovy grounds surrounding Kagodo Island as well as seaweed, which is harvested during spring. Boundaries are drawn on technological limitations, as boats can only travel a limited distance offshore. Seaweed grounds are owned collectively and can be accessed by member households. This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the...
09 Aug 2016

Gageoda (Kagodo) Island myok grounds, South Korea

Case
This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the 1980s by Edella Schlager and Shui Yan Tang at Indiana University. Seaweed is the resource appropriated from the Kagodo myok grounds. It is harvested from the area surrounding the isolated island of Kagodo, off the southwest coast of Korea. The people collectively own the seaweed grounds and one member from each household can access the grounds. The author discusses three fishing villages and the differences among them in the...
09 Aug 2016