Table 1. Participants´ sociodemographic characteristics

Variable Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 All sessions
Age 43.4 40.1 38.7 40.7
Percent male 88% 92% 96% 92%
Education 5.4 4.9 5.4 5.2
Market integration High Low Medium
Fishing gear Nets Arrows Nets and arrows
Purpose of fishing Source of income Subsistence Subsistence
Percent in a fishers’ organization 12% 4% 8% 8%
Percent of fishers in a community organization 28% 24% 24% 25%
Number of days fishing per week. 3.4 3.8 2.9 3.3
Percent agreement – percent of participants who know agreements exist to manage the fisheries
54%

64%

64%

61%
Percent seasonal restrictions – percent of participants who know seasonal restrictions exist
75%

88%

72%

78.4%
For all variables, there were 25 observations per session except in Percent agreement and Percent seasonal restriction in Session 1, where we had 24 observations in each.