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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

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

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

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

Gahavälla Beach Seine Fishing, Sri Lanka

Case
The original case author uses pseudonyms for both names and places in their study. Gahavälla, a Sinhalese fishing village is located in the Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The original case, which spans from 1970-1971, catalogues approximately 180 farmers; the resource unit is predominantly inshore fish (sardines, anchovies, squid, rockfish, and spanish mackerel).  This case study is part of the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. A summary of the original CPR coding conducted in the...
09 Aug 2016

Perupok Coastal Fishery, Malaysia

Case
Perupok is a fishing village in the Bachok district, located on the Kelantan coast of Malaysia. The original study, which was carried out in 1963, catalogues approximately 307 fishermen in the village; the main resource units are jewfish, herring, sea-bream, prawns, mackerel, and anchovy. The fishing community is well structured, fishing activities are well-planned based on the seasons, and the roles of fishing crew and dealers are well-defined. This case study is part of the original Common-...
09 Aug 2016

Port Lameron - Pagesville Finfishery

Case
The Pagesville Fishery of Port Lameron Harbor is located on the southern edge of Nova Scotia, Canada. The physical boundaries are consistent with the boundaries of islands and harbors while the institutional boundaries are based on customary usage. The resource units appropriated include lobster and demersal fish. The fishermen cooperate to control access to and appropriation from the resource system. Inshore fishing (mixed finfish and lobster) is the economic mainstay. Pagesville fishers often...
09 Aug 2016

Port Lameron - Pagesville Lobsterfishery

Case
The Pagesville Fishery of Port Lameron Harbor is located on the southern edge of Nova Scotia, Canada. The physical boundaries are consistent with the boundaries of islands and harbors while the institutional boundaries are based on customary usage. The resource units appropriated include lobster and demersal fish. The fishermen cooperate to control access to and appropriation from the resource system. Inshore fishing (mixed finfish and lobster) is the economic mainstay. Pagesville fishers often...
09 Aug 2016

Quintana Roo lobster fishery, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Case
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...
09 Aug 2016

Quintana Roo-Scalefish, Eastern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Case
The Quintana Roo fishery is located on the Eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The nearly 900 km of coastline includes all of Mexico's Caribbean shore. The boundary of the Quintana Roo fisheries is defined institutionally by the Mexican government. The resource harvested is scalefish. Unlike the other resource users harvesting from this fishery, scalefish harvesters are not organized by a co-op or firm. This case was part of the original CPR database developed in the 1980s by...
09 Aug 2016

Tasucu Bay Coastal Fishery, Turkey

Case
The coastal fishery in Tasucu Bay is located near the small port town of Tasucu in Mersin Province, Turkey. The original case, which spans from 1976-1978, catalogues 140 fishermen and 90 small inboard boats; the resource unit is demersal fish. It is a relatively simple CPR because there is only one user group of small boat fishermen. All of the fishermen belong to the local cooperative. The cooperative has successfully controlled access to the CPR by fighting off competing users. It provides...
09 Aug 2016