Social considerations of large river sanctuaries: A case study from the hilsa shad fishery in Bangladesh

The establishment of a sanctuary is often suggested as an effective strategy for ecological restoration, though social aspects of such attempts are often overlooked. This study analyzed the socioeconomic status of 248 fishing households who are dependent on hilsa shad (Tenualosa ilisha) sanctuaries in southern Bangladesh.


Islam, M.M., Aktar, R., Nahiduzzaman, M., Barman, B.K., Wahab, M.A. (2018)
Sustainability, 10(4): 1254 [open access]