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Drivers of the distribution of fisher effort at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar

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Understanding how fishers make decisions is important for improving management of fisheries. There is debate about the extent to which small-scale fishers follow an ideal free distribution (IFD) – distributing their fishing effort efficiently according to resource availability, rather than being influenced by social factors or personal preference. Using detailed data from 1,800 fisher catches and from semi-structured interviews with over 700 fishers at Lake Alaotra, the largest inland fishery...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10745-016-9805-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Springer US Publisher's website
Journal:
Human Ecology Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
1
Pages:
105–117
Publication date:
2016-02-01
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EISSN:
1572-9915
ISSN:
0300-7839
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574374
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2015-11-17

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