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Bancal Bay Fish Sanctuary

Year established: 
1996
Area: 
5.00
Management: 
Local, community managed
Location: 

CarlesIloilo, Philippines

History: 

Late 80s and early 90s – continuous complaints from the community about rampant illegal fishing w/in Bancal Bay 1995 – Participatory Coastal Resource Assessment (PCRA) was conducted with the assistance of BFAR 6 and NIPSC 1996 – creation of Bancal Bay FARMC, Inc. and enactment of Mun. Ord. No. 96-01 establishing a fish sanctuary in Bancal Bay.
 
Rating: 
Year of ratingRating systemRating score
2002 19
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