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SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Lutjanus synagris

SPECIES NAME(s)

Lane snapper

There is evidence of two genetically distinct stocks in the northern Gulf of Mexico, a western stock which includes individuals from the northwestern and northcentral area, and an eastern stock that includes individuals from the west coast of Florida state, the Florida Keys, and the Atlantic coast of Florida (Karlsson et al. 2009).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • A Management Plan for this fishery is established for snapper grouper species in the US Gulf of Mexico region.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 8

Managers Compliance:

10.0

Fishers Compliance:

10.0