Catch and effort in the small-scale fisheries

The gears used by the small scale fishermen of San Miguel Bay, Philippines, are presented and classified. Numbers around the Bay and catch per effort of the various gears are estimated along with their annual fishing effort. San Miguel Bay catches by gear type and species groups are presented. The estimated total annual catch of fish and crustaceans from the San Miguel Bay small-scale fishery (excluding all types of trawlers) is 7760 t or 9.2t/km2.


Pauly, D., Mines, A.N., Navaluna, N.A. (1982)
p. 56-64. In: Pauly, D. ; Mines, A.N. (eds.) Small-scale fisheries of San Miguel Bay, Philippines: biology and stock assessment. ICLARM technical reports 7, 124 p.