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The OctoPINTS Model: Compliance and periodic fisheries closures (Beta) (version 1.0.0)

The purpose of the model is to explore how processes associated with compliance across different fishery actors’ social groups interplay with their acceptance of a fishery intervention, herein periodic closures of a small-scale octopus fishery. The model agents, entities and processes are designed based on stylized facts from literature and expert workshops on periodic closures in the Western Indian Ocean region, as well as fieldwork from Zanzibari villages that have implemented periodic octopus closures. The model is designed for scientists and decision-makers that are interested in understanding the complex interplay between fishers from different social groups, herein foot fisher men, foot fisher women and male skin divers or free divers within the periodic closure of an octopus species. Including various actions resulting from the restrictions, that is - opportunities that may be presented from restricting fishing in certain areas and during certain times. We are soon publishing an updated model with individual octopuses and their movement behaviors.

Release Notes

This is the first model release of the work of the OctoPINTS project. https://octopints.wordpress.com/. It is a beta version to be developed further for use in a publication.

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Version Submitter First published Last modified Status
1.0.0 Emilie Lindkvist Wed Apr 20 21:42:08 2022 Wed Apr 20 21:42:08 2022 Published Peer Reviewed

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