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Does Holding a Commercial Fishing License Make a Fisherman Fish Commercially?

PIFSC Socioeconomics Program economists, Dr. Hing Ling Chan and Dr. Minling Pan, in collaboration with the State of Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, recently completed a study to examine the economic and social characteristics of the Hawaii small boat fishery. … Continue reading

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Hawaii non-commercial fishermen describe attitudes and preferences towards management and ecosystem health

During the summer of 2015, the PIFSC Socioeconomics Program in collaboration with Impact Assessment, Inc., completed a survey to better understand what matters most to Hawaii’s non-commercial fishermen. The survey results provide valuable insights from the non-commercial fishing community into … Continue reading

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Coming Soon….Hawaii noncommercial fishing attitudes and preferences survey

By Justin Hospital What do Hawaii’s noncommerical fishermen think about fishery management? …fishery resources? …conditions at marinas and boat ramps? …levels of fishing access? In 2013, NOAA Fisheries conducted the first-ever national survey of recreational saltwater fishers’ opinions and attitudes. The … Continue reading

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Science and technology innovations to promote sustainable fisheries in Southeast Asia and the Coral Triangle

By Kelvin Gorospe Back in November 2013, Drs. Rusty Brainard and Kelvin Gorospe of PIFSC’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) along with colleagues from NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program and Office of Law Enforcement met with officials from USAID-Regional Development … Continue reading

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Hawaii small boat socioeconomic survey receives high response from fishing community

The NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Socioeconomics Program conducted a study of Hawaii’s small-boat commercial fishing fleet in the summer of 2014. The survey was designed to examine economic and cultural aspects of small-boat fishing and to estimate the ways in … Continue reading

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Using science and technology to manage fisheries in the Coral Triangle… Survey says?

By Kelvin Gorospe What types of science and technology (S&T) innovations are currently being used or developed to improve our understanding of and ability to manage fisheries? And which of these technologies could be implemented in Southeast Asia and the … Continue reading

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