SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Paralithodes camtschaticus

SPECIES NAME(s)

Red king crab, Краб камчатский

The stock structure of red king crab crab is unknown but units are assessed and managed separately: Kamchatka-Kurils and Western Kamchatka (MARF, 2014).

Image: NOAA

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ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Sustainability strengths unknown, but crab populations persist, and Russia’s king crab resource has continued to produce more than half the U.S. supply.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 8

Managers Compliance:

≥ 8

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 6