Table 1. Overview of questions put to each respondent for collection of network data.

Question Number
Question
Method
Type of relation
Q1
Personal information regarding age, gender, civil status, etc.
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Q2
Do you have close family outside of #village name#? (Y/N) If yes, fill in the table below for all close family members outside of #village name#.
Recall
External social relations
Q3
With whom can you discuss important matters? Anything important to you. List the names in the table below.
Recall
Social support
Q4
If you noticed changes in the natural environment, e.g., the number of fish caught, the condition of the mangrove forest or reef, availability of firewood etc., who would you discuss this with? Name persons in table below.
Recall
Information/knowledge exchange
Q5
Do you exchange information with anyone which is useful for you to carry out your common occupation? (Y/N) If yes, name persons in table below. For example, told you about practices, good fishing spots, equipment, timing, and season, etc.?
Recall
Information/knowledge exchange
Q6
Is there any person(s) on whom you depend, or who depend on you, to carry out your/their occupation? (Y/N) If yes, name persons in table below, e.g., do you need someone else’s boat, gear, nets, etc. to carry out your occupation?
Recall
Gear dependency
Q7
In your occupation do you buy and/or sell your goods to anyone in particular? (Y/N) If yes, name persons in table below, e.g., do you sell your fish, poles, firewood, makuti, etc. to a particular person? Or, from who do you buy bate, nets, etc. If no, see question below.
Recall
Economic exchange
Q8
Do you ever send/receive money or other valuables to/from anyone outside of the village? If yes, name person in table below.
Recall
Remittance pathways
Q9
Have you ever encountered a dispute with anyone related to your occupation? Specify why and with whom.
Recall
Conflict resolution
Q10
If you encounter a dispute with someone, do you turn to someone to settle the conflict? If yes, whom?
Recall
Conflict resolution
Q11
If you see that someone is breaking the law within the area of your occupation, do you tell someone? If so, who?
Recall
Conflict resolution
Q12
Below is a list of 10 randomly selected individuals from the village. Based on Questions 4 and 5, can you to tell us if you know them? If so do you exchange information with them and how often, on a scale (1–3)?
Recognition
Information/knowledge exchange