Fig. 4. The chronology of comanagement and application of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) in the turtle and dugong (Dugong dugon), lobster and hand collectable fisheries between the 1985 signing of the Torres Strait Treaty and 2009, applying Plummer’s (2006) stages of ‘independence,’ ‘association,’ and ‘integration.’ Abbreviations are: Protected Zone Joint Authority (PZJA), Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA), Turtle and Dugong Management Plan (TDMP), Community Fisher Group (CFG), Working Group (WG), Management Advisory Committee (MAC), Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).

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