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.

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)

Fisherman in Río Dulce

Fisherman in Río Dulce
This fisherman has just captured a Tilapia in Río Dulce, Guatemala, which drains into the Bay of Amatique, on the Caribbean. Many fishermen work in the Bay area and their catches have been dramatically reduced. It is important to establish adequate management of the resource before it is too late. (view small | med | large | orig)

Utila fishing town

Utila fishing town
This is one of several small fishing towns that surround Utila, one of the Bay Islands in Honduras. (view small | med | large | orig)

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