Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Cape Verde spiny lobster - Cape Verde
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2002
Cape Verde spiny lobster - Cape Verde
Fact Sheet Citation  
Langouste rose (Palinurus charlestoni) au Cap Vert 17°14-14°78
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FAO Names: en - Cape Verde spiny lobster, fr - Langouste de Cap Vert, es - Langosta de Cabo Verde, ar - جراد البحر الرأس الأخضر, zh - 佛得角真龙虾
Geographic extent of Cape Verde spiny lobster - Cape Verde
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 2001
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
Exploitation stateOverexploited
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Hard rocky bottom; Soft bottom clean sand.   Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
“Recherche et gestion halieutique au Cap Vert. Actes de la reunion realisee a Mindelo , 10-11 decembre 1996” INDP 1999 INDP.
“Le modèle global comme approche pour un premier diagnostic dans les pˆcheries du Cap-Vert. Application au stock de langouste rose (Palinurus charlestoni) in Evaluations des stocks démersaux en Afrique du nord-ouest, Travaux du Groupe "Analyses monospécifiques" du projet SIAP COPACE/PACE Séries 03/65.” A. Medina, O. Tariche, S. Correia 2003 COPACE/PACE Series 03/65.
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