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Table 1 Summary of the demographics of the Minho river fishers (N = 40)

From: Ethnozoological knowledge of traditional fishing villages about the anadromous sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) in the Minho river, Portugal

VariablesN of fishers
Fishing village interviews
 Caminha13
 Seixas06
 Lanhelas14
 Vila Nova de Cerveira07
Gender
 Female01
 Male39
Education level (years of schooling)
 1st cycle (1–4 years)14
 2nd cycle (5–6 years)08
 3rd cycle (7–9 years)10
 Secondary education (10-12 years)05
 Higher education (more than 12 years)03
Members of the fishing association
 Fisheries professionals of the Minho river and the sea12
 Ribeira Minho06
 Others03
 Not associated19
Other complement professions
 (civil construction, tourism, and local commerce)28
Fisher’s activity
 Active30
 Retired10
 Minimum and MaximumAverageStandard Deviation (sd)
Age (years)32 - 8857.13± 14.76
Income (Euros)300 - 1500688.29± 271.35
Fishing experience (years)02 - 7037.18± 17.42