Exploring tropical fisheries through fishers’ perceptions: Fishing down the food web in the Tonlé Sap, Cambodia

In this study, the implications of increasing fishing pressure are explored by critically evaluating the perceptions of the fishers who rely on these ecosystems to survive. A total of 169 fishers in 26 different fish‐dependent communities in the Tonlé Sap Lake, Cambodia, were surveyed to understand their perceptions of the impact that fishing has had on the ecosystem.

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K. B. KC, N. Bond, E. D. G. Fraser, V. Elliott, T. Farrell, K. McCann, N. Rooney, and C. Bieg

Publication Date

16 November 2017

Publication Name

Fisheries Management and Ecology


Catch, Ecosystem sustainability, Southeast Asia, Species composition