Asociación Pesquera de Culebra
About Asociación Pesquera de Culebra
At the Fishing Association of Culebra, Puerto Rico, we self-govern our small-scale fishing towards sustainable and accessible seafood through community education, ecosystem stewardship, applied socio-ecological research, and a solidarity-based economy. Our 501(c)3 non-profit organization is managed by democratically elected commercial fishers. We are piloting a community-supported fishery model adapted to our food insecurity and seafood sovereignty needs.
Seafood OfferedGrouper, Octopus, Oysters, Snapper, Spiny lobster, Queen conch (Aliger gigas).
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Years in Business
What are the Local Catch core values?
The value statements outlined below aim to create a higher level of accountability and trust, both internally within the network and externally to the public, in order to advance the movement of Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) and like-minded community-based seafood operations.
- Community-Based Fisheries
- Fair Access
- Fair Price
- Eating with the Ecosystem
- Traceable and Simple Supply Chains
- Catch and Handle with Honor
- Community and Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
- Honoring the Ocean
- Creativity and Collaboration