Profile updated on 6 September 2017

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Nephrops norvegicus

SPECIES NAME(s)

Norway lobster, nephrops

COMMON NAMES

Nephrops

Stock structure with ICES are VI is uncertain. Nephrops (or Norway Lobster) stocks area assessed as Functional Units (FU) based on growth parameters and other factors. Within FU 12 there is one distinct population in South Minch (ICES 2016)(ICES 2016).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Stock appears to be in good shape and is above MSY Btrigger

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

< 6

Managers Compliance:

< 6

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 6