PDF | Some ecological aspects of the swimming crabs, Callinectes arcuatus and C. bellicosus are presented. Specimens were collected with a. ABSTRACT: The natural diet of Callinectes arcuatus Ordway in the Huizache- Caimanero lagoon system (W. Mexico) was determined and. Callinectes arcuatus is a species of swimming crab in the genus Callinectes that lives along the Pacific coast of Central America. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c).

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The joint crab assessment has determined the maximum sustainable yield MSY to be between 3, and 4, tonnes for Sinaloa, depending on size and productivity. However, there is no individual assessment available for each crab species.

It seems that the biomass of crabs have been decreasing since the late half decade of SAGARPAbut current information is not available. A target catch per unit effort rate of 0. If you wish, you can Register now.

No data available for recruitment. A fishery is the finest scale of resolution captured in FishSource profiles, as it is generally the scale at which sustainability can most fairly and practically be evaluated. This tab will disappear in 5 seconds. Glossary Stay Informed Contact Us.

The extent of non-compliance with regulations is not divulged by authorities. A minimum carapace width is in force for each crab species, as is a ban on landing juveniles and landing or removing the eggs from berried females. If deemed necessary, closed seasons and areas may also be put in place to protect these species during the reproduction period SAGARPA, a.


Last stage 4 achievement reported within the last 12 months. Workplan made public 30 June — Workplan made public 1 December — Detailed workplan made public.

Current biomass estimates are not available but catches increased in Mexico National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries. Downloaded on 31 May The fishery is mainly managed via the number of permits issued.

Callinectes arcuatus – Wikipedia

Request that the government expand the fishery management plan to include all fishing grounds. Continued research on the impacts of the fishery on arxuatus and other bycatch species is also recommended. To see data for catch and tac, please view this site on a desktop.

Restrictions also apply in terms of fishing effort e. Download Source Data Registered users can download the original data file for calculating the scores after logging in. Bycatch is considered low.

Based upon producers initiative, a “crabmeter” was produced and distributed among the producers supplying the FIP participants in order to help them to verify minimum legal calliectes of the landings. Collect and analyse catch data to establish the scale and pattern of catches of the three species of Callinectes within the fishery.


Detailed workplan made public. Fishery arcuatks or scoping document made public.

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These crabs inhabit the coastal areas Spring-Summer and depend on lagoon and estuary systems and their abundance decreases during autumn. Closed seasons and areas can be declared during reproduction and growth seasons, and the impacts of closures on crab biomass are to be studied SAGARPAa.

Faunal bycatch in the swimming crab fishery in the Gulf of California Sonora and Sinaloa. Fisheries Within FishSource, the term “fishery” is used to indicate each unique combination of a flag country with a fishing gear, operating within a particular management unit, upon a resource.

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Catch levels are callinecges advised ranges. The fishery is not quota managed; no official information on compliance with licenses and regulations is made available.

Other scientific recommendations include increased research in terms of: No data available for fishing mortality. Several important measures have been adopted including fishing effort and gear restrictions, minimum landing sizes callinetes closed areas SAGARPA, a, b.

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