Fishery Resources Monitoring System

Shrimps, lobsters and crabs - Comoros, 2009
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2008
Shrimps, lobsters and crabs - Comoros, 2009
Fact Sheet Citation  
Crustacés, crevette, langouste et crabe
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Species:
Geographic extent of Shrimps, lobsters and crabs - Comoros
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: National
Management unit: No
 
 
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Depth zone: Coastal - Shallow waters, inshore (0 m - 50 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: National

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
Assessment
Level of uncertainty: High

Assessment Model
Type:  Biomass-aggregated
Surplus production model

For prawns, MSY is based on surplus production model using data from 2001-2002 surveys. Catches (1994): some tens of tonnes, increase in the range of 3 to 5 %
Management
Management unit: No
Biological State and Trend
 Exploitation state: Underexploited 
Source of information
 
Report of the FOURTH SESSION OF THE SOUTH WEST INDIAN OCEAN FISHERIES COMMISSION. Mombasa, Kenya, 23–25 September 2009. Rapport de la QUATRIÈME SESSION DE LA COMMISSION DES PÊCHES POUR LE SUD-OUEST DE L’OCÉAN INDIEN. Mombasa, Kenya, 23-25 septembre 2009.  Click to openhttp://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1396b/i1396b00.pdf
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