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Región y sociedad

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CONTRERAS JAIMES, Belinda; CAMOU GUERRERO, Andrés; AYALA OROZCO, Bárbara  and  URQUIJO TORRES, Pedro Sergio. History of Fishing Organizations in the Lake Pátzcuaro Basin, Michoacán, 1930-2020. Región y sociedad [online]. 2022, vol.34, e1497.  Epub Apr 08, 2022. ISSN 2448-4849.

to promote collaborative fisheries management it is essential to consider fisher’s heterogeneity as individuals, moreover the analysis and interaction of exogenous and endogenous forces in the fishing localities.


to analyze the effect of public policies in shaping the Lake Pátzcuaro’s fishery organization structures from 1930 to 2020.


historical research review of primary sources, compared to statistical information, and interviewing of key social actors.


the constant Mexican government intervention has resulted in social fragmentation, expressed in diverse organizational schemes that in present times reflect a social rupture of fishers but it is also shown community vindication.


research highlights the importance of a historical approach at a regional scale regarding fisheries management.


the investigation requires a participatory approach to analyze the current organizational forms.


para la gestión colaborativa de la pesca, es necesario considerar la heterogeneidad del grupo de los pescadores, además del análisis de la interacción entre fuerzas exógenas y endógenas a las localidades pesqueras.

Keywords : fishery organization; artisanal fishing; historical approach; collaboration; Lake Pátzcuaro.

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