Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Royal spiny lobster - Senegal and Gambia
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2000
Royal spiny lobster - Senegal and Gambia
Fact Sheet Citation  
Stock de langouste verte (Panulirus regius) au Senegal, Gambie 15°50''-12°18''
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FAO Names: en - Royal spiny lobster, fr - Langouste royale, es - Langosta real
Geographic extent of Royal spiny lobster - Senegal and Gambia
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 1999
Biological State and Trend

Probably Recovering.
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Unspecified.   Depth zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
“FAO Review of the status of marine resources 1998” 1899-12-30 FAO R.R. FAO.
“Rapport du 5e Groupe de travail IMROP: Evaluation des stocks et aménagement des pêcheries de la ZEE mauritanienne.” 1899-12-30.
“Description et evaluation des ressources halieutiques de la ZEE mauritanienne. Rapport du groupe de travail CNROP/FAO/ORSTOM. Nouadhibou, Mauritanie, 16-27 septembre 1985. COPACE/PACE SERIES 86/37.” E. Josse, S. Garcia 1986 COPACE/PACE SERIES 86/37.
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