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Profile updated on 20 December 2018

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Chionoecetes opilio

SPECIES NAME(s)

Queen crab, snow crab

An invasive species accidentally introduced into the Barents Sea in the mid 1990's, exponentially increasing in number (FRAM - High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment 2016) and now supporting a growing Russian pot fishery (Agnalt et al. 2011) , and prompting development of fishing resource in Norway/Svalbard also (AS 2016).


ANALYSIS

No related analysis

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

NOT YET SCORED

Managers Compliance:

NOT YET SCORED

Fishers Compliance:

NOT YET SCORED