Northeastern Handline & gillnet Fisheries, Brazil

AT-A-GLANCE
Pernambuco State, Northeastern Brazil, Brazil, Brazil
Ecosystem detailed type(s) Coastal, Coral reef, Inter-tidal
Ecosystem type(s) Marine
SSF type(s) Commercial
Main SSF vessel type(s) Wooden, Fibreglass, Decked (usually with inboard engine)
Term(s) used to refer to SSF Coastal, Small-scale
Main gear type(s) Gillnets and entangling nets, Hooks and lines
Time period of data 2000
Total number of SS fishers 1200
SSF DEFINITION
DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS
Artisanal fishery: defined when directly practiced by professional fisher, autonomously or in a household system, with its own means of production or through a partnership agreement, and may, or may not, use small-scale boats. (Law # 11959/2009)
KEY SPECIES & LANDINGS

Mutton Snapper

160 t

Blue runner

155 t

Lane snapper

120 t

Mackerel

95 t

MAJOR ISSUES
KEY RULES & REGULATIONS

Ecosystem health

Social justice

Markets

Poor governance

Stakeholder conflicts

HOUSEHOLD INCOME FROM SSF
90%
NON-FISHING LIVELIHOOD ACTIVITIES
Small own-business
GOVERNANCE

Contributor:

sergio_mattos (Sérgio SM Mattos)

Date created:

July 12, 2015

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