Shore Angler Questionnaire

Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science


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    Consent

    The purpose of this research project is to identify various factors involved in the compliance of recreational fisheries regulations. This project is being undertaken by the Department of Ichthyology and Fisheries Science at Rhodes University. You have been chosen to participate in this research since you participate in recreational angling. Your participation in this research study is voluntary. You may choose not to participate. If you decide to participate in this research survey, you may withdraw at any time. You may refuse to answer any questions. The procedure involves asking questions about yourself, including your age, education, income and various behaviours and beliefs involving recreational fishing regulations and takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. Your responses will be confidential and we do not collect any information that can be used to identify you personally. Your privacy is important and all data are kept confidential. To help protect your confidentiality, the surveys will not contain information that will personally identify you. The results of this study will be used for scholarly purposes only. This research is not affiliated with any law enforcement agency and this information will not be used in any way that could cause harm to you. If you have any questions about the research study, please contact Christopher Bova (csbova@gmail.com). This research has been reviewed according to Rhodes University ethics procedures for research involving human subjects. Choosing the "agree" box below indicates that: • you have ready the above information • you voluntarily agree to participate • you are at least 18 years of age
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