Octopus small-scale fisheries of Sisal, Yucatan

At a Glance

SSF type(s) Commercial, Subsistence
Ecosystem type(s) Marine
Ecosystem detailed type(s) Coastal
Term(s) used to refer to SSF Artisanal, Small-scale
Main gear type(s) Other: jimbas
Main SSF vessel type(s) Wooden, Fibreglass
Time period of data 2018
Total number of SS fishers 942

Mexico, Mexico

SSF Definition

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Distribution Channels

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Key Species & Landings

Octopus

8,863 t

Major Issues

Ecosystem health

Social justice

Livelihoods

Markets

Ocean grabbing, privatization schemes

Poor governance

Key Rules & Regulations

  • License/permit
  • Seasonal closure
  • Gear restriction

Household Income from SSF: 80%

Non-fishing Livelihood Activities

Small trade
Small own-business
Tourism-related activities
Wage/hired labour

Governance

  • Top-down/hierarchical governance

Contributor:

AliciaSM ( )

Date created:

Aug. 29, 2019

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