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Managing Small-Scale Commercial Fisheries for Adaptive Capacity: Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay

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Managing Small-Scale Commercial Fisheries for Adaptive Capacity : Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay. / Aguilera, Stacy E.; Cole, Jennifer; Finkbeiner, Elena M.; Le Cornu, Elodie; Ban, Natalie C.; Carr, Mark H.; Cinner, Joshua E.; Crowder, Larry B.; Gelcich, Stefan; Hicks, Christina C.; Kittinger, John N.; Martone, Rebecca; Malone, Daniel; Pomeroy, Carrie; Starr, Richard M.; Seram, Sanah; Zuercher, Rachel; Broad, Kenneth.

In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 10, No. 3, 0118992, 19.03.2015.

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Aguilera, SE, Cole, J, Finkbeiner, EM, Le Cornu, E, Ban, NC, Carr, MH, Cinner, JE, Crowder, LB, Gelcich, S, Hicks, CC, Kittinger, JN, Martone, R, Malone, D, Pomeroy, C, Starr, RM, Seram, S, Zuercher, R & Broad, K 2015, 'Managing Small-Scale Commercial Fisheries for Adaptive Capacity: Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 3, 0118992. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118992

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Aguilera, S. E., Cole, J., Finkbeiner, E. M., Le Cornu, E., Ban, N. C., Carr, M. H., Cinner, J. E., Crowder, L. B., Gelcich, S., Hicks, C. C., Kittinger, J. N., Martone, R., Malone, D., Pomeroy, C., Starr, R. M., Seram, S., Zuercher, R., & Broad, K. (2015). Managing Small-Scale Commercial Fisheries for Adaptive Capacity: Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay. PLoS ONE, 10(3), [0118992]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118992

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Aguilera, Stacy E. ; Cole, Jennifer ; Finkbeiner, Elena M. ; Le Cornu, Elodie ; Ban, Natalie C. ; Carr, Mark H. ; Cinner, Joshua E. ; Crowder, Larry B. ; Gelcich, Stefan ; Hicks, Christina C. ; Kittinger, John N. ; Martone, Rebecca ; Malone, Daniel ; Pomeroy, Carrie ; Starr, Richard M. ; Seram, Sanah ; Zuercher, Rachel ; Broad, Kenneth. / Managing Small-Scale Commercial Fisheries for Adaptive Capacity : Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay. In: PLoS ONE. 2015 ; Vol. 10, No. 3.

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title = "Managing Small-Scale Commercial Fisheries for Adaptive Capacity: Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay",
abstract = "Globally, small-scale fisheries are influenced by dynamic climate, governance, and market drivers, which present social and ecological challenges and opportunities. It is difficult to manage fisheries adaptively for fluctuating drivers, except to allow participants to shift effort among multiple fisheries. Adapting to changing conditions allows small-scale fishery participants to survive economic and environmental disturbances and benefit from optimal conditions. This study explores the relative influence of large-scale drivers on shifts in effort and outcomes among three closely linked fisheries in Monterey Bay since the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976. In this region, Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax), and market squid (Loligo opalescens) fisheries comprise a tightly linked system where shifting focus among fisheries is a key element to adaptive capacity and reduced social and ecological vulnerability. Using a cluster analysis of landings, we identify four modes from 1974 to 2012 that are dominated (i.e., a given species accounting for the plurality of landings) by squid, sardine, anchovy, or lack any dominance, and seven points of transition among these periods. This approach enables us to determine which drivers are associated with each mode and each transition. Overall, we show that market and climate drivers are predominantly attributed to dominance transitions. Model selection of external drivers indicates that governance phases, reflected as perceived abundance, dictate long-term outcomes. Our findings suggest that globally, small-scale fishery managers should consider enabling shifts in effort among fisheries and retaining existing flexibility, as adaptive capacity is a critical determinant for social and ecological resilience.",
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author = "Aguilera, {Stacy E.} and Jennifer Cole and Finkbeiner, {Elena M.} and {Le Cornu}, Elodie and Ban, {Natalie C.} and Carr, {Mark H.} and Cinner, {Joshua E.} and Crowder, {Larry B.} and Stefan Gelcich and Hicks, {Christina C.} and Kittinger, {John N.} and Rebecca Martone and Daniel Malone and Carrie Pomeroy and Starr, {Richard M.} and Sanah Seram and Rachel Zuercher and Kenneth Broad",
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T2 - Insights from Dynamic Social-Ecological Drivers of Change in Monterey Bay

AU - Aguilera, Stacy E.

AU - Cole, Jennifer

AU - Finkbeiner, Elena M.

AU - Le Cornu, Elodie

AU - Ban, Natalie C.

AU - Carr, Mark H.

AU - Cinner, Joshua E.

AU - Crowder, Larry B.

AU - Gelcich, Stefan

AU - Hicks, Christina C.

AU - Kittinger, John N.

AU - Martone, Rebecca

AU - Malone, Daniel

AU - Pomeroy, Carrie

AU - Starr, Richard M.

AU - Seram, Sanah

AU - Zuercher, Rachel

AU - Broad, Kenneth

PY - 2015/3/19

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N2 - Globally, small-scale fisheries are influenced by dynamic climate, governance, and market drivers, which present social and ecological challenges and opportunities. It is difficult to manage fisheries adaptively for fluctuating drivers, except to allow participants to shift effort among multiple fisheries. Adapting to changing conditions allows small-scale fishery participants to survive economic and environmental disturbances and benefit from optimal conditions. This study explores the relative influence of large-scale drivers on shifts in effort and outcomes among three closely linked fisheries in Monterey Bay since the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976. In this region, Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax), and market squid (Loligo opalescens) fisheries comprise a tightly linked system where shifting focus among fisheries is a key element to adaptive capacity and reduced social and ecological vulnerability. Using a cluster analysis of landings, we identify four modes from 1974 to 2012 that are dominated (i.e., a given species accounting for the plurality of landings) by squid, sardine, anchovy, or lack any dominance, and seven points of transition among these periods. This approach enables us to determine which drivers are associated with each mode and each transition. Overall, we show that market and climate drivers are predominantly attributed to dominance transitions. Model selection of external drivers indicates that governance phases, reflected as perceived abundance, dictate long-term outcomes. Our findings suggest that globally, small-scale fishery managers should consider enabling shifts in effort among fisheries and retaining existing flexibility, as adaptive capacity is a critical determinant for social and ecological resilience.

AB - Globally, small-scale fisheries are influenced by dynamic climate, governance, and market drivers, which present social and ecological challenges and opportunities. It is difficult to manage fisheries adaptively for fluctuating drivers, except to allow participants to shift effort among multiple fisheries. Adapting to changing conditions allows small-scale fishery participants to survive economic and environmental disturbances and benefit from optimal conditions. This study explores the relative influence of large-scale drivers on shifts in effort and outcomes among three closely linked fisheries in Monterey Bay since the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976. In this region, Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax), northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax), and market squid (Loligo opalescens) fisheries comprise a tightly linked system where shifting focus among fisheries is a key element to adaptive capacity and reduced social and ecological vulnerability. Using a cluster analysis of landings, we identify four modes from 1974 to 2012 that are dominated (i.e., a given species accounting for the plurality of landings) by squid, sardine, anchovy, or lack any dominance, and seven points of transition among these periods. This approach enables us to determine which drivers are associated with each mode and each transition. Overall, we show that market and climate drivers are predominantly attributed to dominance transitions. Model selection of external drivers indicates that governance phases, reflected as perceived abundance, dictate long-term outcomes. Our findings suggest that globally, small-scale fishery managers should consider enabling shifts in effort among fisheries and retaining existing flexibility, as adaptive capacity is a critical determinant for social and ecological resilience.

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KW - NEARSHORE LIVE-FISH

KW - WHITE SEA-BASS

KW - CALIFORNIA FISHERIES

KW - MARKET SQUID

KW - LOBSTER FISHERY

KW - DUNGENESS CRAB

KW - OCEAN SALMON

KW - CLIMATE-CHANGE

KW - MANAGEMENT

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