2010 Saipan Fish Market Survey


Project Report (pdf):                   An Interdisciplinary Study of  Market Forces and Nearshore Fisheries Management in Micronesia

Collaborators:                               Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Coastal Resources Management Office (CRM)


Biologists and interns from PMRI, DEQ and CRM documented catch records from commercial fish markets to develop an improved understanding of the dynamics of source and supply of local fisheries dynamics. An initial report is available based on the results of a series of surveys conducted during the summer. A second series of surveys were conducted in December 2009- January 2010 and are being incorporated into a manuscript for peer-reviewed publication.