The research will be conducted in both litorals, Pacific and Caribbean, from Belize to Costa Rica.
Mario González Recinos is the president of the Regional Unit for Fisheries and Aquaculture. He told newspaper Prensa Libre: "We are looking for socioeconomic data, to implement support policies for the sector".
The presidents of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, and Panama, Ricardo Martinelly, have 86% popularity.
According to the regional survey by Cid-Gallup, which interviewed 1.200 people, Oscar Arias from Costa Rica is in the third place, with a 70% popularity.
He is followed by Alvaro Colom, from Guatemala, with 55%; Leonel Fernández, from Dominican Republic with 47%; deposed Honduran president Manuel Zelaya with 46% and Daniel Ortega, Nicaraguan president, with 42%.