Articles by Keyword: Artisanal Fishers

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  1. Maturity, age and growth of <em>Oreochromis karongae</em> (Teleostei: Cichlidae) in Lakes Malawi and Malombe, Malawi

    Maturity, age and growth of <em>Oreochromis karongae</em> (Teleostei: Cichlidae) in Lakes Malawi and Malombe, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Size-at-50% maturity, age and growth, of Oreochromis (Nyasalapia) karongae ('chambo') in Lakes Malawi and Malombe were studied. Oreochromis karongae, a major component of the chambo species flock, attained 50% maturity at 225 mm TL in Lake Malawi and at 203...
  2. Case studies on the socio-economic characteristics and lifestyles of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa

    Case studies on the socio-economic characteristics and lifestyles of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    To develop a management strategy for informal fishers, a necessary first step is information about the nature of these fishers, their numbers and their socio-economic status. To accomplish this, a survey of socio-economic conditions and use of marine resources was...
  3. Defining fishers in the South African context: subsistence, artisanal and small-scale commercial sectors

    Defining fishers in the South African context: subsistence, artisanal and small-scale commercial sectors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Evolution of a new policy for the management of marine fisheries in South Africa led to the Marine Living Resources Act of 1998 (MLRA). Among other innovations, this requires that management strategies be developed for subsistence fisheries. As a prerequisite,...
  4. Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Perceptions of subsistence and informal fishers in South Africa regarding the management of living marine resources

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Following the legal recognition of subsistence fishers in 1998 through the promulgation of the Marine Living Resources Act, a Subsistence Fisheries Task Group (SFTG) was appointed by national government to provide recommendations on the management of subsistence fishing in South...
  5. Identification of subsistence fishers, fishing areas, resource use and activities along the South African coast

    Identification of subsistence fishers, fishing areas, resource use and activities along the South African coast

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    A description is given of the research undertaken to provide a broad overview of the distribution and numbers of people who are subsistence or artisanal fishers and their activities along the coast of South Africa, to assist in the formulation...
  6. The artisanal fishery of Metangula, Lake Malawi/Niassa, East Africa

    The artisanal fishery of Metangula, Lake Malawi/Niassa, East Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The artisanal fishery of Metangula, on the remote Mozambique coast of Lake Malawi/Niassa, was studied for four months during the rainy season from December 1998 to March 1999. Catch, catch composition and fishing effort were determined for the most important...
  7. Indigenous names of fish and fishing gear in the Cuvelai, Kavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia

    Indigenous names of fish and fishing gear in the Cuvelai, Kavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    This study discusses the local names of the inland fresh water fish species of the Cuvelai, Kavango and Caprivi regions of Namibia, in five indigenous languages: OshiWambo/OshiNdonga, RuKwangali, RuGciriku, SiLosi and SiSubia. It also discusses local names of the indigenous...
  8. Abundance, biomass and species composition of nearshore fish assemblages in Ghana, West Africa

    Abundance, biomass and species composition of nearshore fish assemblages in Ghana, West Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Many of the world's fish populations are overexploited, including Ghana's fish resources. This study examines spatio-temporal trends in fish species composition in relation to biotic, abiotic and anthropogenic factors, towards achieving better-informed management of the beach-seine fisheries. Fishery-dependent data were...
  9. New perspectives in small-scale fisheries management: challenges and prospects for implementation in South Africa

    New perspectives in small-scale fisheries management: challenges and prospects for implementation in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Worldwide, the past 15–20 years has seen a significant shift in thinking and approaches to the management of small-scale fisheries. This is in response to the recognition that conventional fisheries management is not equipped to deal with the complexities, uncertainties...
  10. A first description of the artisanal shark fishery in northern Madagascar: implications for management

    A first description of the artisanal shark fishery in northern Madagascar: implications for management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    In the past two decades, small, targeted artisanal shark fisheries have developed in the extreme north of Madagascar, largely in response to the shark fin trade. Few studies have been undertaken to assess the biological characteristics and impact of these...