Table 2. Mean values for site-level socioeconomic characteristics. Age (years), involvement in decisions (ratio), tradition (ratio), migration (% having migrated into the region), CPUE (kg fisher -1 day-1), fishery dominance (Simpson’s index), fishing pressure (fisher km-2), gear dominance (Simpson’s index).

  Age Decisions Tradition Number of occupations Migration CPUE Fishery dominance Fishing pressure Gear dominance
Keruwitu 34.8 0.75 0.88 2.0 0 1.2 0.21 22 0.47
Mwanamia 31.6 0.75 0.75 2.0 0 1.2 0.22 14 0.47
Vipingo 29.5 0.88 0.88 1.6 0 1.2 0.26 17 0.47
Chale 44.9 0.57 0.86 2.6 0 3.7 0.20 27 0.43
Mwanyanza 44.1 0.88 0.75 2.0 0 3.4 0.29 19 0.36
Mgwani 42.5 0.75 1.00 1.9 25 4.0 0.31 13 0.30
Kenyatta 41.2 0.22 0.67 1.8 63 4.1 0.28 9 0.23
Marina 39.4 1.00 0.50 1.8 50 1.3 0.32 24 0.91
Mtwapa 44.9 0.88 0.71 2.4 13 4.7 0.33 12 0.33