About the Authors

Stephen Long

stephen.long@seedmadagascar.org, stephen.long.16@ucl.ac.uk

Affiliations SEED Madagascar, Villa Rabemanda, Ambinanikely, Tolagnaro, Madagascar, Department of Geography, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The author works for SEED Madagascar, a registered charity (charity no. 1079121), on an unpaid, voluntary basis principally on Project Oratsimba. The project aims to establish sustainable, community-based, lobster fishery management; these efforts are the subject of this study. This affiliation does not alter the author’s adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: SL. Data curation: SL. Formal analysis: SL. Investigation: SL. Methodology: SL. Project administration: SL. Validation: SL. Visualization: SL. Writing – original draft: SL. Writing – review & editing: SL.