Table 1. Summary of fishers’ network characteristics.


Characteristic Community Network (all relations combined)
Low Resource Scarcity High Resource Scarcity
AV SN RM CZ JC LG EB
Network data
Number of fishers 18 11 5 36 6 20 20
Number of components 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Largest component
Number of fishers 18 11 5 36 6 20 20
Isolated fishers† 0 1 0 4 0 0 0
Indicators of network cohesiveness
Largest k-core 6 3 3 7 2 8 8
No. of fishers in largest k-core 13 6 5 12 5 13 15
Proportion in 2-core and higher 1.00 0.83 1.00 0.72 0.83 1.0 1.0
Indicators of structural holes
No. of cut-points 0 1 0 5 1 0 0
No. of blocks 1 2 1 8 2 1 1
Proportion of cut-points to total points 0 0.08 0.00 0.13 0.20 0.00 0
Estimated network configuration
Complete Coalitional Complete Coalitional Coalitional Complete Complete

† Isolated fishers within communities reported not to consult fishers within their communities. To determine the bonding and bridging characteristics of each community, isolated fishers were not considered.