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Caribbean spiny lobster - Los Testigos and La Blanquilla islands, Margarita island
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2001
Caribbean spiny lobster - Los Testigos and La Blanquilla islands, Margarita island
Fact Sheet Citation  
Caribbean spiny lobster - Between 11.38021° N and 11.83365° N and 63.11774° E and 64.60785° E, Los Testigos and La Blanquilla islands, Margarita island
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Caribbean spiny lobster, fr - Langouste blanche, es - Langosta común del Caribe
Geographic extent of Caribbean spiny lobster - Los Testigos and La Blanquilla islands, Margarita island
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 1992
 
 
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
FIRMS
Exploitation rateNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelIntermediate abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Exploitation stateFully exploited
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Coral reef; Soft bottom clean sand.   Depth zone: Shelf - Deep shelf (100 m - 200 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral; Neritic.   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: No
Bibliography
 
“FAO/Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission. Report on the FAO/DANIDA/CFRAMP/WECAFC Regional Workshops on the Assessment of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus) Belize City, Belize, 21 April - 2 May 1997 and Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 1 -12 June 1998” 2001 FAO Fish Rep No.619 FAO Click to openhttp://www.fao.org/DOCREP/006/X9186E/X9186E00.HTM
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