ISSF: Small-scale Fishery Profile - Solomon Island Fishery

SSF Profile

Solomon Island Fishery | 1960
Fishery name Solomon Island Fishery
SSF Defined? Not explicitly
SSF Definition (if applicable)
Data time frame 1960
Contributor jamesbsingleton ( )
Contribution date 11/26/2019
Geographic Scope
Not specific
Main Characteristics
Name Value Units
SSF type(s): Commercial
Ecosystem type(s): Marine
Ecosystem detailed type(s): Archipelago
Coral reef
Term(s) used to refer to SSF: Artisanal
Main gear type(s): Gleaning (collected by hand)
Grappling and wounding (harpoons)
Hooks and lines
Recreational fishing gear
Seine nets
Main SSF vessel type(s): Fibreglass
Average length of SSF vessel: Metres
Typical engine size (HP): Horsepower
Typical number of crew: Crew members
Number of day fishing per year: 365 Days per year fishing
Total number of SS fishers: 175000 Fishers
Percent of SS fishers full-time: 82 Percent
Percent of SS fishers women: 10 Percent
Total number of households in the location: Households
Percent of households participating in SSF: 82 Percent
Percent of household income from SSF (harvest and post-harvest: Percent
Post-harvest activity(ies) in the location: Processing (cooking, drying, salting, smoking, etc.)
Percent of women in post-harvest: Percent
Percent of children in post-harvest: Percent
Percent of total income or GDP in the location coming from SSF: Percent
Other non-fishing livelihood activities SS fishing people participate in:
SSF market and distribution channel(s):
Number of years SSF have existed in the location: More than 100 years
How are SS fishers regarded by other members of society? Highly (fishers are well recognized for their contributions to the society)
Is fishing considered (by SS fishers) an occupation of last resort? Somewhat
Governance mode(s) in SSF:
Property rights held by SS fishers:
Access held by SS fishers:
Key rules, regulations, instruments and measures used to manage SSF:
Major concerns/issues affecting SSF (which make them vulnerable or threaten their viability:

Common species name: Sea Cucumber     Scientific/Latin species name: Holothuroidea    Landings (t): None
Common species name: Tuno     Scientific/Latin species name: Thunnini    Landings (t): None
Common species name: Parrotfish     Scientific/Latin species name: Scaridae    Landings (t): None
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