Ruta de sociabilización para integrar al sector productivo en el diseño de una red de zonas de recuperación pesquera en la Región de las Grandes Islas, Golfo de California

Suárez-Castillo, Alvin Noé, Torre, Jorge, Mancha-Cisneros, María del Mar, Álvarez-Romero, Jorge, and Espinosa-Romero, María José (2016) Ruta de sociabilización para integrar al sector productivo en el diseño de una red de zonas de recuperación pesquera en la Región de las Grandes Islas, Golfo de California. Ciencia Pesquera, 24 (2). pp. 65-79.

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Abstract

Communication pathways to integrate fishers in the design of a network of fishery replenishment zones in the Midriff Islands Region, Gulf of California: Unsustainable fishing practices and climate change are some of the principal threats to ocean ecosystems and ecosystem services. Fishery replenishment zones (frz) are instruments that can be used to counteract the negative effects of these threats and reach objectives of fisheries management, biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation and human wellbeing. In the Midriff Islands Region, an organized civil society, together with the decision makers responsible for natural resource management and academia, began a science-based design process to create a network of frz for coastal rocky reefs. Our work describes the pathway for communicating the proposed network to stakeholders. Based on this process, it was possible to 1) identify the degree of acceptance of each stakeholder, 2) develop strategies to increase acceptance and establishment, 3) strengthen the capacities of users to participate in decision-making, and 4) incorporate users and ecological local knowledge into design to protect 4.3% (488 km2) of the planning area used (from 0 to 200 m deep, ca. 11 100 km2). We conclude that communication should be continuous, transparent, and highly relevant, and that it applies in the design stage, in the establishment and effective management of the network. Finally, we recognize that participation, inclusion, co-production of knowledge, and political will as essential elements for the success of any sustainable fisheries and marine conservation initiative.

Item ID: 59185
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0185-0334
Keywords: marine spatial planning, local ecological knowledge, small scale fisheries, marine reserves, Midriff Islands region, Gulf of California, Mexico, stakeholders
Copyright Information: This article is available Open Access via the publisher's website.
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2019 02:15
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 50%
05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management @ 50%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8701 Construction Planning > 870103 Regional Planning @ 40%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9613 Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas > 961303 Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments @ 30%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9613 Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas > 961304 Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Coastal and Estuarine Environments @ 30%
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