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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (4): 429–436.
Published: 15 November 2010
... the fishing communities still seem to be unable to escape from the poverty trap. Due to the open access policy in the three countries, any fisherman can obtain a fishing licence. If asked, crew members are likely to express the wish that one day they will be able to acquire their own fishing boat...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (2): 164–171.
Published: 01 April 2013
... in poverty alleviation, whereas, overexploitation will reduce the possibility to escape from the poverty trap. It may be concluded that transportation, fisheries, water supply, recreation and tourism, among others, may certainly contribute to poverty alleviation. It is considered very positive that HEST...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (3): 279–287.
Published: 01 July 2013
... billion US dollars, at an average price of $0.70 US per kg. This amount was the value on the beaches, i.e. the amount paid to the fishermen. Such an amount should have enabled fishermen to escape from the poverty trap, but unfortunately no saving possibilities were available. Had savings been made...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 168–175.
Published: 03 April 2018
... Lake Malawi (GoM, 2013b ). The census also registered beach seines, open water seines, gill nets, fish traps, long lines and hand lines. Aquarium trade which involves the exploitation and sale of Mbuna for export also exists in the area. The declining fish catches especially Chambo in Lake Malawi...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2021) 24 (1): 21–26.
Published: 02 January 2021
... with a value of USD 148 000. Markets for frozen crabs are mainly Spain, South Africa and Italy, ranging from 12 to 50 tonnes. Deep sea crab resources in Kenya are unutilized. Emerging crab fishery in the northern coast of Kenya, ( Fig. 3 ) is the long line trap fishery, targeting the deep water crab...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2018) 21 (2): 159–167.
Published: 03 April 2018
... or no engine to catch fish intended primarily for sale. Fishing gears used in this sector include beach seines, open water seines, gill nets, fish traps, long lines and hand lines (Banda et al., 2001 ). The aquarium trade is another type of fishery that involves exploitation of some haplochromine Cichlids...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (1): 28–34.
Published: 26 February 2010
... to see if some fish had been caught. Usually only a few fish got trapped, which was just enough for household consumption. Around 1944, cast nets made from the Engol (Doum palm) tree were introduced by local people. Fishing with this gear was difficult since it required fishers to be in the water...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 299–310.
Published: 01 September 2003
... trained and unmotivated personnel, and externalities, such as poverty and poor employment opportunities, which override the resource monitoring and assessment mechanisms. Copyright © AEHMS 2003 illegal unreported unregulated assessment References Cowx , I. G. , Muhoozi , L...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (2): 122–128.
Published: 03 April 2014
... that of upland plant. Fe concentration ranges between 0.07-1 m mol l −1 (Mittler, 2002 ). The types and concentrations of the pollutants trapped in wetland depend on the land use and various activities. Some of the contaminants accumulate in wetland biota and wetland sediments. As human activities...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 165–173.
Published: 01 July 2006
... species such as Puntius/Barbodes gonionotus , Oreochromis niloticus and Labeo rohita seldom gain a dominant position in the catch of reservoirs. In some lakes like Kenyir, smaller sized Mystus nemurus were lured into fish traps and sold to fish farmers and kept in ponds and cages. In some...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (3): 241–254.
Published: 31 August 2010
... water quality impacts and changing water levels threaten the ecosystem. Introduction of alien invasive organisms is an ever present threat to the ecosystem as well, due to continued development of small scale aquaculture in the region. The overriding causative factor for all these effects is the poverty...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (2): 140–152.
Published: 08 June 2007
... and recover from low population sizes quickly if given the opportunity. Timely enforcement of fishery regulations can help prevent stock collapses and other, possibly irreversible, changes in the fishery. More than half of the population in southern Venezuela lives in poverty, and this region is therefore...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2002) 5 (1): 95–110.
Published: 01 March 2002