Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Royal spiny lobster - Cape Verde
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 1996
Royal spiny lobster - Cape Verde
Fact Sheet Citation  
Langouste verte (Panulirus regius) au Cap Vert 17°14-14°78
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FAO Names: en - Royal spiny lobster, fr - Langouste royale, es - Langosta real
Geographic extent of Royal spiny lobster - Cape Verde
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 1995
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Hard rocky bottom.   Depth zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); Shelf - Uppershelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
Exploitation stateOverexploited
“Recherche et gestion halieutique au Cap Vert. Actes de la reunion realisee a Mindelo , 10-11 decembre 1996” INDP 1999 INDP.
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