Table 4. Comanagement performance variables within social capital groups. MEABR = Management and Exploitation Areas for Benthic Resources.


Dimension Variable GROUP 1
(SD)
GROUP 2
(SD)
GROUP 3
(SD)
GROUP 4
(SD)
H/F
(P)
Livelihood diversification No. of MEABR target species 4.42
(1.93)
4.43
(3.05)
3.25
(1.75)
3.36
(1.42)
2.579
(0.461)
No. of value-adding enterprises 1.33a
(0.78)
0.57 a,b
(0.98)
0.38 a,b
(0.74)
0.27b
(0.47)
11.067
(0.011)
Social integration Pride in MEABR 3.58
(0.67)
3.29
(0.95)
3.00
(0.76)
3.09
(1.04)
3.097
(0.377)
Self-assessed compliance to MEABR rules 1.92
(0.79)
1.86
(0.38)
1.75
(0.89)
2.27
(1.01)
1.817
(0.611)
Management capacity Trend in official MEABR TACs -0.33
(0.50)
0.00
(0.63)
0.00
(0.00)
-0.25
(0.46)
2.334
(0.506)
Third party assessed “star caletas” 0.50 a
(0.49)
0.43 a
(0.54)
0.00 a
(0.00)
0.00 a
(0.00)
8.616
(0.035)
Third party assessed current performance of MEABR 3.33 a
(0.95)
3.21 a
(1.25)
2.29 a
(0.95)
2.26 a
(0.84)
3.336 (0.031)
Third party assessed future projection of MEABR 4.32 a
(0.74)
3.86 a,b
(1.11)
3.88 a,b
(0.83)
3.29 b
(0.70)
3.005
(0.044)
Legend: Superscript letters a and b represent significant differences between groups based on Dunn’s or Tukey multiple pair wise comparisons, depending on normality of data;
Differences among groups were analyzed with Kruskal-Wallis (statistic corresponds to H);
Differences among groups were analyzed using ANOVA (statistic corresponds to F).