Profile updated on 10 August 2016

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Chionoecetes opilio

SPECIES NAME(s)

Queen crab, snow crab

Korean and Russian populations (Bering Sea) of queen (snow) crab are clearly differentiated, as defended by Kang et al. (2013). Although the stock structure is not truly understood along the Russian coast, assessment units are identified (MARF, 2014): Northern Sea of Okhotsk, Karaginsky and W Bering Sea.


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The stock appears to be in a healthy state.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

NOT YET SCORED

Fishers Compliance:

< 6