The status of the artisanal fishery of Lake Victoria, Kenya

Othina, A. (1999) The status of the artisanal fishery of Lake Victoria, Kenya. In: Tweddle, D. and Cowx, I.G. (eds.) Report on third Fisheries Data Working Group (FIDAWOG) workshop held at the Triangle Hotel, Jinja, 29 March to 1 April 1999. Jinja, Fisheries Data Working Group of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project, pp. 73-78. (LVFRP Technical Document,6)

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Abstract

Annual catches of fish in Lake Victoria, Kenya from 1976-1998 are assessed, catches from 5-15 boats selected randomly from targeted landing sites were recorded. Twenty three of the 256 Kenyan landing sites were covered by the survey. Selection of landing sites was not random but rather influenced by the presence of infrastructure and accomodation. Parameters recorded for each sampled fishing boat were: number of crew, gear type, size, time and duration of fishing. Catches were sorted into species and weighed

Item Type: Book Section
Title: The status of the artisanal fishery of Lake Victoria, Kenya
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Othina, A.
Title of Book: Report on third Fisheries Data Working Group (FIDAWOG) workshop held at the Triangle Hotel, Jinja, 29 March to 1 April 1999
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Tweddle, D.
Cowx, I.G.
Series Name: LVFRP Technical Document
Number: 6
Page Range: pp. 73-78
Date: 1999
Publisher: Fisheries Data Working Group of the Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project
Place of Publication: Jinja
Projects: Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Organization
Institution: Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project Phase II
Issuing Agency: Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization
Additional Information: LVFRP/TECH/99/06
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kenya, Lake Victoria; artisanal fishing; catch/effort; gear selectivity; lake fisheries; landing statistics; species diversity; stock assessment
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 3747
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2010 06:58
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:57
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3747

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