Understanding artisanal fishing activity and data collection on sharks and rays in Indonesia

Grantee Reef Check Foundation Indonesia
Location Indonesia
Grant Amount 24,005
Duration One year
Type of Grant Small

Artisanal fisheries in Indonesia lack fishing data records and surveillance, while the capture of sharks and mobulids continues both as target or bycatch fishing. This project will identify the level of interaction of sharks and mobulids with artisanal fisheries in the Savu Sea – Indonesia. Using on-board and land observation, they seek to promote immediate action or modifications on existing regulation of capture fisheries and management of the area.