Alexander M.A Khan, Lantun P. Dewanti, Izza M. Apriliani, Dedi Supriadi, Anta M. Nasution, Tim S. Gray, Aileen C. Mill, Nicholas V. C. Polunin


This research is a study of the way the small-scale pole-and-line tuna fishery in Sorong, Indonesia by examining official records of supply chains; key informant and fishers’ perceptions of marketing; and personal observations of landings and selling. The main finding of the study is that the pole-and-line fishers in Sorong have made strenuous efforts to escape the constrictions of middlemen by direct selling to processors. 


Marketing; pole and line; small scale fisheries; Sorong; tuna fishery

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