Northeastern Handline & gillnet Fisheries, Brazil

AT-A-GLANCE
Pernambuco State, Northeastern Brazil, Brazil, Brazil
Ecosystem detailed type(s) Coastal, Coral reef, Inter-tidal
SSF type(s) Commercial
Term(s) used to refer to SSF Coastal, Small-scale
Main SSF vessel type(s) Wooden, Fibreglass, Decked (usually with inboard engine)
Main gear type(s) Gillnets and entangling nets, Hooks and lines
Ecosystem type(s) Marine
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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