Table 1. Results of interviews in the neighborhood of Tento in Valença, Bahia State, Brazil. Fishers 4, 5, and 14 were informants who helped to mark the fishing spots by boat. The fishers who were not born in Valença lived there between the ages of 15 and 56.

Fisher Age Fishing spots known (%) Type of gear and techniques used Place of birth
1
77
100
Fish and shrimp net
Valença
2
59
100
Shrimp net
Camamú, Bahia
3
38
95
beach seine
Valença
4
68
95
Fish net
Nilo Peçanha, Bahia
5
65
91
Shrimp net
N. da Rainha, Bahia
6
62
91
Shrimp net
Valença
7
51
91
Shrimp net
Valença
8
70
90
Shrimp net
Valença
9
64
84
Shrimp net
Valença
10
72
75
Shrimp and fish net, beach seine
Valença
11
65
74
Shrimp and fish net
Valença
12
38
68
Fish net
Itamarí, Bahia
13
42
64
Shrimp net
Valença
14
42
51
Hook and line fishing
Ituberá, Bahia
15
32
51
Shrimp net
Valença
16
68
47
Fish net
Valença
17
39
39
Fish net
Valença
18
44
14
Hook and line fishing
Camamú, Bahia
Ex-fisher, retired from fishing.