Effects of fisheries closures and gear restrictions on fishing income in a Kenyan coral reef

Effects of fisheries closures and gear restrictions on fishing income in a Kenyan coral reef

Primary Country: Kenya
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
Net income of fishers in Kenya per square kilometer per year
  1. $5,504 / km2 / year: in Kenyatta before 2001
  2. $10,200 / km2 / year: in Kenyatta after 2001
  3. $9302 / km2 / year: on north coast before 2001
  4. $12,024 / km2 / year: on north coast after 2001
Region: Africa
Data source: MESP Primary

Publication information

McClanahan, T.R. “Effects of fisheries closures and gear restrictions on fishing income in a Kenyan coral reef” Conservation Biology, 24(6), 1519-1528, 2010

Addtional Notes

Seine nets prohibted in 2001

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