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Are the reef fisheries baselines shifting at Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur?
September 17, 2014
Erina Pauline V. Molina. 2014.
Due to the lack of long-term data to detect historical changes in fish catch and populations, information was gathered from local fishers in Lanuza Bay to help identify which species were caught less and less over the years. It was also found that baselines “shift” depending on the generation or age of fishers, which must be considered when trying to determine whether fish populations or catch is increasing or decreasing.