Investigating spatial aspects of the community-based management of a small-scale artisanal grouper fishery

This repository contains data relating to the PhD thesis 'Investigating spatial aspects of the community-based management of a small-scale artisanal grouper fishery' by Peter Anthony Waldie.

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    This repository contains data relating to the PhD thesis 'Investigating spatial aspects of the community-based management of a small-scale artisanal grouper fishery' by Peter Anthony Waldie.

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      The file ‘socioeconomic_data.csv’ contains data collected during household surveys, discussed in detail in chapter 2 of Peter Waldie’s PhD thesis. Columns within this database contain the following (described in the order which they appear):

      • IntID – Unique identifier for each household survey
      • Int – Interviewer (Peter Waldie [PW], Tapas Potuku [TP], Laurence Litou [LL])
      • Date – Date of survey
      • Location – The physical location of the household in question
      • Age – The age of the self-identified head of household (i.e. interviewee)
      • Clan – The primary clan affiliation of the interviewee
      • Edu – The number of complete years of formal education completed by the interviewee
      • Origin – The place of origin of the interviewee
      • YrsHere – The number of years that the interviewee has resided within the study area (‘NA’ if interviewee has always resided within the study area)
      • AdM – The number of adult males that reside within the household
      • AdF – The number of adult females that reside within the household
      • ChM – The number of male children (i.e., < 18 years old) that reside within the household
      • ChF – The number of female children (i.e., < 18 years old) that reside within the household
      • InhTot – The total number of people residing within the household
      • HouseItem – The number of household items denoting wealth owned by members of the household
      • BuildMat – The number of building materials denoting wealth used in the construction of the household dwelling
      • Trans – Vehicles owned by members of the household (0 = none, 1 = unpowered dugout canoe, 2 = fibreglass vessel, 3 = fibreglass vessel with outboard motor)
      • InvolveGen – Involvement in community decision making about general matters
      • InvolveMar – Involvement in community decision making about matters specifically pertaining to the management of marine resources
      • InvolveEvent – The number of community events attended in the previous 12 months
      • AssocGen – The number of community organisations that members of the household are directly involved in
      • AssocMar – The number of community organisations directly dealing with issues of marine resource management that members of the household are directly involved in
      • TrustCom – The interviewees level of trust of other community members (1 = trust none, 2 = trust less than half, 3 = trust approximately half, 4 = trust more than half, 5 = trust all
      • TrustLead – The interviewees level of trust of community leaders (1 = trust none, 2 = trust less than half, 3 = trust approximately half, 4 = trust more than half, 5 = trust all)
      • TrustPolice – The interviewees level of trust of police officers (1 = trust none, 2 = trust less than half, 3 = trust approximately half, 4 = trust more than half, 5 = trust all)
      • TrustLocal – The interviewees level of trust of members of local level government (1 = trust none, 2 = trust less than half, 3 = trust approximately half, 4 = trust more than half, 5 = trust all)
      • TrustProv – The interviewees level of trust of members of provincial level government (1 = trust none, 2 = trust less than half, 3 = trust approximately half, 4 = trust more than half, 5 = trust all)
      • TrustNat – The interviewees level of trust of members of national level government (1 = trust none, 2 = trust less than half, 3 = trust approximately half, 4 = trust more than half, 5 = trust all)
      • NumLive – The number of different livelihoods conducted by members of the household
      • PrimLive – The primary livelihood identified for the household
      • FishRank – The ranked importance of fishing within the household relative to other identified livelihoods (lower numbers denote higher importance)
      • FishPart – The number of household members that participate in fishing as a livelihood
      • GleanRank – The ranked importance of gleaning within the household relative to other identified livelihoods (lower numbers denote higher importance)
      • GleanPart – The number of household members that participate in gleaning as a livelihood
      • NumGear – The number of different fishing gears utilised by members of the household
      • TotLowTrip – The number of fishing trips conducted by members of the household in a low effort week
      • TotAvgeTrip – The number of fishing trips conducted by members of the household in an average effort week
      • TotHighTrip – The number of fishing trips conducted by members of the household in a high effort week
      • PrimGear – The fishing gear most commonly utilised by members of the household
      • PrimLowTrip – The number of fishing trips conducted by members of the household using the primary fishing gear in a low effort week
      • PrimAvgeTrip – The number of fishing trips conducted by members of the household using the primary fishing gear in an average effort week
      • PrimHighTrip – The number of fishing trips conducted by members of the household using the primary fishing gear in a high effort week
      • PoorCatch – The number of fish captured during a poor fishing trip
      • PoorEffort – The number of hours spent fishing during a poor fishing trip
      • PoorValue – The value of a catch (in PGK) from a poor fishing trip
      • AvgeCatch – The number of fish captured during an average fishing trip
      • AvgeEffort – The number of hours spent fishing during an average fishing trip
      • AvgeValue – The value of a catch (in PGK) from an average fishing trip
      • GoodCatch – The number of fish captured during a good fishing trip
      • GoodEffort – The number of hours spent fishing during a good fishing trip
      • GoodValue – The value of a catch (in PGK) from a good fishing trip
      • CatchEaten – The proportion of catch eaten by members of the household
      • CatchGiven – The proportion of catch given away (without payment)
      • CatchSold – The proportion of the catch sold
      • Bols – Whether the interviewee was aware of the management area at Bolsurik (TRUE or FALSE)
      • MngtType – The type of management that the interviewee believed was in place at Bolsurik
      • MngOrg – The group that the interviewee believed was responsible for the management at Bolsurik
      • Aware – The interviewee’s perceived awareness of the Bolsurik management area within the community (0 – no community members are aware of the management, 1 – a few community members are aware of the management, 2 – most community members are aware of the management, 3 – all community members are aware of the management)
      • Poach – Whether the interviewee believed poaching had occurred within the Bolsurik management area within the past 3 years (0 – no poaching occured, 1 – a few community members participated in poaching, 2 – most community members participated in poaching, 3 – all community members participated in poaching)
      • Seen – The number of instances of poaching personally witnessed by the interviewee in the past 3 years
      • BolsTripNow – The number of fishing trips per month that the interviewee believed were currently conducted at the Bolsurik spawning aggregation
      • BolsTrip10ya – The number of fishing trips per month that the interviewee believed were conducted at the Bolsurik spawning aggregation 10 years ago
      • BolsTrip20ya – The number of fishing trips per month that the interviewee believed were conducted at the Bolsurik spawning aggregation 20 years ago
      • ChangeRules – Whether the interviewee believed that they had the opportunity to change management rules at Bolsurik (Y – yes, N – no)
      • ConfRes – Whether the interviewee believed a system existed to resolve conflicts and punish infringements on management rules
      • HumanAgency – Whether the interviewee recognised that human impacts affected marine resources
      • BolsEffectLive – The perceived effect of the Bolsurik management on the household’s livelihood (1 – major cost, 2 – minor cost, 3 – no effect, 4 – minor benefit, 5 – major benefit)
      • BolsEffectCom – The perceived effect of the Bolsurik management on the community (1 – major cost, 2 – minor cost, 3 – no effect, 4 – minor benefit, 5 – major benefit)
      • BolsEffectEnv – The perceived effect of the Bolsurik management on the environment (1 – major cost, 2 – minor cost, 3 – no effect, 4 – minor benefit, 5 – major benefit)
      • OpenLocalUse – Whether the interviewee supported opening Bolsurik for local community harvest (Y – yes, N – no)
      • OpenExUse – Whether the interviewee supported opening Bolsurik for harvest by people from outside the local community (Y – yes, N – no)
      • LRFFTentry – The interviewee’s position on inviting the LRFFT to harvest Bolsurik at the time of the decision (AA – actively against, PA – passively against, N – neutral, PF – passively in favour, AF – actively in favour)
      • LRFFTexit – The interviewee’s position on expelling the LRFFT from harvesting Bolsurik at the time of the decision (AA – actively against, PA – passively against, N – neutral, PF – passively in favour, AF – actively in favour)
      • TambuPlace – The interviewee’s position on closing Bolsurik to all fishing at the time of the decision (AA – actively against, PA – passively against, N – neutral, PF – passively in favour, AF – actively in favour)

      The files ‘demographics_Epoly.csv’ and ‘demographics_Efusco.csv’ contain data, for Epinephelus polyphekadion and E. fuscoguttatus respectively, collected during juvenile habitat surveys and from the local fishery, discussed in detail in chapters 3 and 4 of Peter Waldie’s PhD thesis. Columns within this database contain the following (described in the order which they appear):

      • FishID – unique individual identifier; Length – total length (mm)
      • Weight – wet weight (g); Gonad_Weight – wet weight of the whole gonad (g)
      • Sex – sex as determined by gonad histology (M – male, F – female, I – immature, B – bisexual)
      • Stage – most advanced germ cell identified during gonad histology
      • Maturity – maturity as determined by gonad histology (im – immature, mat – mature)
      • Rep-Phase – reproductive phase as determined by gonad histology; Otolith_Weight – whole otolith weight (g) Age_est – final age estimate from otolith section analyses
      • Count1 – estimated age from the first otolith section analysis
      • Count2 – estimated age from the second otolith section analysis
      • Count3 – estimated age from the third otolith section analysis
      • Date – date of capture.

      The file ‘Social-ecological_data.csv’ contains the raw data, used for the comparison of social and ecological factors, as discussed in detail in chapter 6 of Peter Waldie’s PhD thesis. Columns within this database contain the following (described in the order which they appear):

      • PU_ID – unique planning unit identifier
      • TotalEffort – total fishing effort conducted within the planning unit (fisher-trips * yr-1)
      • Pol_L_Sub50 – habitat suitability (as calculated by maxent) for E. polyphekadion smaller than the total length at 50 % female maturity
      • Pol_L_Spr50 – habitat suitability (as calculated by maxent) for E. polyphekadion larger than the total length at 50 % female maturity
      • Fus_L_Sub50 – habitat suitability (as calculated by maxent) for E. fuscoguttatus smaller than the total length at 50 % female maturity
      • Fus_L_Spr50 – habitat suitability (as calculated by maxent) for E. fuscoguttatus larger than the total length at 50 % female maturity
      • Clan – the clan tenure area which the planning unit lies within; Shape_Area – the total area of the planning unit (m2)
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      All datasets are in .csv format. The full description (data dictionary) is also included as a PDF file.

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      The related Dryad data package includes raw acoustic data, acoustic tagging data, visitation and migration data, stakeholder survey data and Data analysis R script associated with the Related Publication: Restricted grouper reproductive migrations support community-based management.

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  • Keywords
    • social-ecological systems
    • coral reef fisheries
    • co-management
    • fish behaviour
    • marine ecology
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  • Funding source
  • Research grant(s)/Scheme name(s)
    • SWR/2/2013 - Saving the undersea giants: managing grouper spawning aggregations in Papua New Guinea
    • BMU-ICI - Science Supporting the Co-management of Fisheries (administered by The Nature Conservancy)
  • Research themes
    Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
    People and Societies in the Tropics
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 050102 - Ecosystem Function
    • 060205 - Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
    • 060201 - Behavioural Ecology
    SEO Codes
    • 960808 - Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
    • 830204 - Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
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    Temporal (time) coverage
  • Start Date 2012/01/01
  • End Date 2016/09/30
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    Spatial (location) coverage
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      Name Waldie, Peter A., Almany, Glenn R., Sinclair-Taylor, Tane H., Hamilton, Richard J., Potuku, Tapas, Priest, Mark A., Rhodes, Kevin L., Robinson, Jan, Cinner, Joshua E. and Berumen, Michael L. (2016) Restricted grouper reproductive migrations support community-based management. Royal Society Open Science, 3: 150694.
    • URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150694
    • Notes Also published as Chapter 5 of Peter Waldie's PhD thesis; Open Access
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      Name Waldie PA, Almany GR, Sinclair-Taylor TH, Hamilton RJ, Potuku T, Priest MA, Rhodes KL, Robinson J, Cinner JE, Berumen ML (2016) Data from: Restricted grouper reproductive migrations support community-based management. Dryad Digital Repository.
    • URL https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.26j85
    • Notes Data package for the Related Publication (Chapter 5 of Peter Waldie's PhD thesis)
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      Peter Waldie
    Citation Waldie, Peter (2017): Investigating spatial aspects of the community-based management of a small-scale artisanal grouper fishery . James Cook University. https://doi.org/10.4225/28/589265f48183c