Potential production of the Caribbean spiny lobster (Decapoda, Palinura) fisheries

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Chávez Ortiz, Ernesto Aarón;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN)
  • Subject: producción pesquera | Peninsula of Baja California | Cancer johngarthi | crab | Chelipeds

Spiny lobster Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804) constitutes the most important fishery of the Caribbean; it accounts for nearly 42,000 tonnes. Evidence suggests that high fishing mortality (F) may have been overexploiting most stocks. An assessment was carried out provi... View more