Fisheries Monitoring Program: Gulf of California artisanal fisheries data
Version 3, released April 2019
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Fishing activity from March 2009 to November 2018.
Version 2, released July 2018
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Fishing activity from March 2009 to February 2018. Compared with Version 1, Version 2 contains records up to February 2018, as well as additional fields such as species of bait, price of bait, species of accompanying fauna, and total catch of accompanying fauna.
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- 2009-03-22 to 2018-11-20
- Cite This Work
Mascareñas-Osorio, Ismael; Cota-Nieto, Juan Jose; Jimenez, Victoria; Lopez-Sagastegui, Catalina (2017). Fisheries Monitoring Program: Gulf of California artisanal fisheries data. In dataMares: Fisheries. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections. http://doi.org/10.6075/J0QC01NP
This citation was formerly: Gulf of California Marine Program (2017): Proyecto Trackers. In dataMares: Fisheries. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections. http://doi.org/10.6075/J0QC01NP. The citation was revised on 2019-04-17 to reflect an update to the title.
The Tracker Program is a project comprised of several research groups and several communities driven by the Gulf of California Marine Program. The main objective is to work with communities to understand the health status of commercially important fishery resources and their relationship to the habitat that sustains them. Since 2009, fishermen from various communities have helped us collect data related to fishing activity. We have been able to analyze and visualize the collected data generating valuable information for the communities because it documents the use of its resources. Also, we have incorporated other data that have allowed us to identify the relationship of fishing with other ecological processes such as the migration of the curvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) in its time of reproduction (Erisman et al., 2012). Currently the fishing communities of San Felipe in Baja California, El Golfo de Santa Clara in Sonora, Punta Abreojos, Puerto Adolfo López Mateos, Puerto San Carlos and Puerto Chale in Baja California Sur have joined the Tracker Program to understand the link between their fisheries and natural resources including the space - time component.
Information gathered by the Trackers Program
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This database is embargoed until: 2020-01-01. Contact information: Santiago Domínguez Sanchez, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Software used: Microsoft Excel; Coordinate system: WGS 1984.
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