Eric Martinson

Document Type

Internship Report

Publication Date

Fall 2009


This study identifies and characterizes the environmental management and governmental issues associated with mariculture development in Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The area presents opportunities for positive progress and policy development. The roles and interactions of coastal stakeholders are viewed within the context of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). Issues facing mariculture development in Penha, SC are illustrative of generalized challenges and opportunities in ICZM faced by local communities. Lessons learned in this study will help address similar developmental challenges faced by coastal communities in Brazil.


Department: MAF

Location: CTTMAR of Univali do Itajai

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