Introduction of the Japanese Model Crab-bank to a Fishing Community in Thailand
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The paper documents the results of the project that introduced the Japanese model crab-bank to a fishing community in Thailand. After three months, the results of the project showed that there is an increasing awareness among local crab fishers on crab resources conservation. Even without compensation, the local fishermen voluntarily released the gravid crab to the sea.
Etoh, S. (2007). Introduction of the Japanese model crab-bank to a fishing community in Thailand. In Proceedings of the Regional Seminar on Integrated Coastal Resources Management in Southeast Asia: Lessons Learned Through Integrated Coastal Resources Management in Pathew District, Chumphon Province (ICRM-PD), 10-12 July 2007 at Chumphon Marine Fisheries Research and Development Center, Chumphon Province, Thailand (pp. 133-137). Samutprakarn, Thailand: Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Coastal zone management; Ecosystem management; Integrated coastal zone management; Resource management; Resource surveys; Fishery management; Environment management; Resource conservation; Crab fisheries; Participatory approach; User participation; Socioeconomic aspects; Sociological aspects; Brackishwater; Marine; Thailand