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Profile updated on 15 September 2022

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Procambarus clarkii

SPECIES NAME(s)

Red swamp crawfish, Crawfish, crayfish, Cangrejo americano, Cangrejo de las marismas

COMMON NAMES

crawfish, crayfish

Red swamp crawfish is an introduced species in China. There are two fishery systems: non-enhanced (i.e. wild-caught individuals) and relay-enhanced fisheries (SAI Global 2016). This profile refers to the wild fisheries only which take place, mainly, in five provinces: Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hubei and Hunan (SAI Global 2016).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • At least in one of the provinces where the species is harvested, fishing permits are needed and there is a temporal fishing ban (SAI Global 2016).

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

< 6

Managers Compliance:

DATA DEFICIENT

Fishers Compliance:

DATA DEFICIENT