Fisheries Refugia Profile for Thailand: Surat Thani
Ban Don Bay is one of the Fisheries Refugia sites located in Surat Thani. This site is where and blue swimming crabs are under the fisheries regulations and fisheries management plans. This technical report aimed at providing baseline information of the fisheries Refugia site in Surat Thani Province, comprising its geographic location, site information, and priority species information. The contents were obtained from field surveys and aerial photography, community interviews, literature reviews, and other evidential documentations regarding Koh Sed, Ban Don Bay, and Surat Thani Province. The report is expected to be holistically area-based information on fisheries resources and their related surroundings which would be usable not only for the fisheries Refugia project implementation and evaluation, but also for the other community-based coastal research and development programs in the area.
This report is under the SEAFDEC/UNEP/GEF Project on “Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand”
Munprasit R., Nootmorn P., Loychuen K., 2020. Establishment and Operation of a Regional System of Fisheries Refugia in the South China Sea and Gulf of Thailand, Fisheries Refugia Profile for Thailand: Surat Thani, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Training Department, Samut Prakan, Thailand; FR/REP/TH31, 58 p.