“Which Fishes Do I Catch?” Predicting the Artisanal Fishers’ Local Knowledge About Target-Species in Brazil

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We thank CNPq for the master’s degree fellowship granted to A. B. Silva through Development and Environment Graduated Program (PRODEMA/UFPI), Helena de Sousa Veloso Ribeiro for logistical support in surveyed area, and Nathalie Reis Monteiro for her aid in the translation of this paper. Our special gratitude goes to all fishers who took part in this study.

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da Silva, A.B., de Barros, R.F.M., Souto, W.M.S. et al. “Which Fishes Do I Catch?” Predicting the Artisanal Fishers’ Local Knowledge About Target-Species in Brazil. Hum Ecol 47, 865–876 (2019) doi:10.1007/s10745-019-00117-4

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  • Small-scale fisheries
  • Inland fisheries
  • Ethnoichthyology
  • Sustainable management
  • Local knowledge
  • Local participation
  • Parnaíba River
  • Brazilian Northeast