Table 3. Spearman correlations between linking and bridging social capital indices and comanagement performance variables. MEABR = Management and Exploitation Areas for Benthic Resources.


Dimension Variables LINKING BRIDGING
Spearman P Spearman P
Livelihood diversification No. of MEABR target species 0.27 0.1 0.117 0.481
No. of value-adding enterprises 0.522 < 0.0001 0.351 0.03
Social integration Pride in MEABR 0.359 0.0271 0.12 0.472
Self-assessed compliance to MEABR rules -0.171 0.303 -0.236 0.153
Management capacity Trend in official MEABR TACs -0.084 0.673 -0.0853 0.668
Third party assessed “star caletas” 0.517 < 0.0001 -0.0563 0.735
Third party assessed current performance of MEABR 0.575 < 0.0001 0.124 0.461
Third party assessed future projection of MEABR 0.451 0.0046 0.323 0.0482