Management of see-cucumber fisheries



Additional remarks: 

-Linked to NetBiome topics “conciliating conservation and sustainable management in support to sustainable dev.”-Multi-stakeholder,participative approaches-Remarquableco-management initiativesPublication: Comanaging small-scale sea cucumber fisheries in New Caledonia and Vanuatu using stock biomass estimates to set spatial catch quotasM Léopold, N Cornuet, S Andréfouët… - Environmental …, 2013 - Cambridge Univ Press

Category of best practice: 

Biodiversity management (e.g. conservation ex situ and in situ, sustainable use and exploitation, rehabilitation, management of invasive species, pollutants, pesticides)
Governance and policies (e.g. interactions science/societies, regulations, decision-makers, networks, international collaborations)

Criteria used to define the best practice: 

Provision of further environmental and socio-economic benefits
Applicability/transferability to other regions
Sustainability of projects (i.e. projects remain beyond the given funding)
Good governance (involve relevant stakeholders and integrate different interests and perspectives and needs in part from local stakeholders)


Province Nord de la Nouvelle Calédonie - Direction du developpement economique et de l'environnement (Local and National Government)

Contact details: 

C. Marty (

Geographic region: 



New Caledonia