Sustainable Management of Ornamental Fish Species in Mamiraua
Alison Jane Debney (nee Shaw)
ZSL - Zoological Society of London
Host Country Institutions:
Sociedad Civil Mamirau√° - SCM
Populations of ornamental fish species in MSDR protected through management within a sustainable ornamental fishery, made possible through strengthened capacity of fishers, local community, researchers, reserve managers and national and international traders.
Biodiversity of ornamental fish species in MSDR assessed, and a standardised, repeatable monitoring programme established.
Social and economic parameters of community determined and monitored, local knowledge and needs identified, and feedback loop established.
Market and economic potential for fishery identified, a business plan and standardised guidelines in place for trading procedure from source to end-user.
Standards for sustainable harvesting upheld within reserve.
Understanding of, support for, and participation in sustainable ornamental fishery within community.