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Investigation of the Importance of Reef Fish Spawning Aggregations for the Sustainable Management of Artisanal Fisheries Resources in the Seychelles. WIOMSA Book Series No 6

Many reef fishes aggregate at specific times and locations for the purpose of spawning. Spawning aggregations are vulnerable to overfishing, notably transient-type aggregations common to many groupers (Serranidae) and rabbitfishes (Siganidae). A 3-year multidisciplinary programme was implemented in Seychelles and aimed to determine the importance of spawning aggregations for artisanal fisheries management. Semi-structured interviews revealed […]
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WIOMSA Newsbrief – March 2005 – Volume 10, No 1

We are pleased to present the March, 2005 WIOMSA Newsbrief which covers an interesting array of articles: WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa WIOMSA’s future discussed in Mombasa, Potential for sustainable dolphin tourism, New understanding of reef fish spawning, Latest technology used in mangrove studies and many more articles
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