Mesoamerican Reef Fund (MAR Fund)

To inspire innovative, transnational solutions to critical Mesoamerican reef issues through providing meaningful, long-term financial support and trustworthy reef management advice so that future generations can enjoy and benefit from a thriving reef.

Fisher women of Guatemala

Fisher women of Guatemala
Many fisher women of the Guatemalan Atlantic coast participated in the workshop. Here, Lisette is presenting the possible no-take zones for her fishing area. (view small | med | large | orig)

Fishermen from Honduras

Fishermen from Honduras
These fishermen fish in the Cayos Cochinos Marine Reserve of Honduras. Here they are working on an exercise to identify possible no-take zones within their fishing areas. (view small | med | large | orig)

To the market

To the market
Fish stall in the market of Puerto Cortez. An important issue regarding fisheries management involves adequate market and commerce of the products. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women sorting anchovies

Women sorting anchovies
Women of Punta de Manabique, Guatemala, picking "manjúa", a type of anchovy, from the fishing nets. This species used to be the main fisheries in the region, but it has been overfished, and now has a reduced open season. (view small | med | large | orig)

Recently caught grouper

Recently caught grouper
This grouper was caught by a member of the María Elena fishing camp in Quintana Roo, Mexico. This camp includes fishermen who are interested in participating in the management of their fisheries. (view small | med | large | orig)

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