Mafia Island off the coast of Tanzania is a marine paradise, but an increasing human population is putting the creatures of the sea under pressure. Dried ray meat forms part of the local diet and Patroba will investigate the fishery’s impact on local livelihoods and environmental sustainability.
Fishermen prepare their Dhow sailing boat for sailing. Photo by Martin Harvey | Biosphoto
Artisanal fishery of Rays fish in relation to local livelihoods - in Mafia District, Tanzania